51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has announced a line-up of programmes that will be showcased on the OTT platform. The festival will be held in Goa from 16th to 24th January. Taking into account the Corona pandemic, IFFI is holding its first ever hybrid film festival.
This year, IFFI will organize a few of its events on the OTT platform for its audience. It includes Retrospective films like Live Flesh, Bad Education and Volver of Spanish Filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar and the Square and Force Majeure of Swedish Film Director Ruben Östlund. Besides, the festival will have Master classes and In-conversation Sessions at OTT Platform.
Bangladesh will be this edition’s Country in Focus. The Country in Focus is a special segment that recognizes the cinematic excellence and contributions of the country. This section at the 51st IFFI will showcase four films – Jibondhuli by Tanvir Mokammel, Meghmallar by Zahidur Rahim Anjan, Under Construction by Rubaiyat Hossain and Sincerely Yours, Dhaka by 11 individual directors, including Nuhash Humayun, Syed Ahmed Shawki, Rahat Rahman Joy, MD Robiul Alam, and Golam Kibria Farooki, Mir Mukarram Hossain, Tanvir Ahsan, Mahmudul Islam, Abdullah Al Noor, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay and Syed Saleh Ahmed Sobhan.