47th International Film Festival of India 2016
(Nov 20th - 28th 2016)
 

The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), was organized in Goa from 20th to 28th November 2016 jointly by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Government of Goa.

The festival is focussed on screening of Indian and International films in addition to the master classes, work-shops, special sessions of professors and lecturers from the FTII to give the students an opportunity to learn from the masters.

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The Republic of Korea -country focus - had a huge presence at the festival with more than 70 delegates travelling to India to attend IFFI. His Excellency Mr. Cho Hyan attended the Opening Ceremony.

Shri Ramesh Sippy was the Chief Guest and Sushant Singh Rajput was the Guest of Honour at the Opening Ceremony of the 47th IFFI.

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This year, IFFI recognized young talents under a new competition section, ‘Centenary Award for Best Debut Feature of a Director’. This section showcased some of the outstanding directorial debuts of 2016, from across the world of cinema. The winner Maria Jose San Martin Munita for her film “Ra Ra” was honoured with a Silver Peacock and a cash price of rupees ten lac.

After Image, the last masterpiece of Andrzej Wajda was the Opening Film of the festival. The cast and crew were present in Goa and walked the red carpet at Kala Academy, before the screening.

Film screening of Swachh Bharat films at 47th IFFI, took forward initiative of Clean India.

National Film Archives of India had organized an exhibition to celebrate the 70 years of Indian Independence. The set up had posters and archives from films which depicted the struggle of our freedom fighters and inspired millions to contribute to the country in some way or the other.

Master writer and director, Im Kwon-Taek from South Korea was honoured with the Lifetime achievement Award for the year 2016.

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Shri S.P Balasubrahmanyam was felicitated with the Centenary Indian Film Personality of the year 2016.

There were numerous red carpets for International and Indian Films at both the Kala Academy and the GMC complex. Stars from films like Sairat, Veeram, Two Birds One Stone, Son of War, Irudhi Suttru, Like Cotton Twines etc. graced the occasion.

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IFFI 2016, in collaboration with ICFT Paris and UNESCO conferred a special ‘ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal’ on the film Cold of Kalander by Mustafa Kara, which reflected the ideals of peace, tolerance and non-violence.

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A retrospective on the 2016 Dada Saheb Phalke Award Winner Shri Manoj Kumar was screened during the festival. His son, Kunal Goswami attended the 47th IFFI in Goa to present the films to the audiences.

A package of accessible films were screened for specially-abled children at the festival, for the very first time.

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The Jury members for the competition section were, Chairperson-Ivan Passer, members- Larry Smith, Lordan Zafranovic, Leila Kilani and Nagesh Kukunoor.

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Workshops on Restoration of Satyajit Ray Preservation Project by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) (HOLLYWOOD) was PRESENTED BY: TESSA IDLEWINE Short Film Preservationist, AMPAS).

IFFI 2016 screened a special tribute section in the memory of Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda and Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, who passed away this year.

A total of 88 countries were represented through films at 47th IFFI, with 4 World Premiers and 6 International Premiers.

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Masterclass on Cinematography was conducted by Robert Yeoman (Oscar Nominated Cinematographer) (HOLLYWOOD) during the course of the festival.

Workshop on Current Overview of Animation Industry in India from a global point of view was held with Sean Feeney, Senior VP Animation, Prime Focus World.

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Numerous co-production seminars with national and international producers were conducted in Goa for young producers and film makers to benefit from International Production houses present.

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The Age of Shadows- was the closing film of the festival. It is the official entry of Republic of Korea to the Academy Awards this year. We had the cast & crew present with us for the Closing Ceremony of 47th IFFI

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The Open Forum being held at Kala Academy, gave a chance to the people to have an one-on-one interaction with people who are part of the festival as organizers as well as the people who have been in the industry and travel to other festivals for a more subjective view.

IFFI 2016, screened 4 World premiers, 6 International premiers, 26 Asian premiers and a more than a 100 Indian premier during the course of the festival.

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In the Indian Panorama Section : A total of 47 films were screened in the section, 26 feature films out of 230 eligible entries and 21 non-feature films out of 199 eligible entries.

Feature film Ishti, (Sanskrit) directed by G Prabha and Non-Feature film Ima Sabitri, (Manipuri) directed by Bobo Khuraijam were the opening films of the Indian Panorama section.

A total of 10 films had Red Carpet and 13 Press Conferences were organised for the Indian Panorama films during the 47th IFFI.

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The festival hosted nearly 250 international delegates over the period of 9 days and almost 150 India delegates

Celebrities who attended the festival- Satish Kaushik, Nana Patekar, Raima Sen, Goutam Ghose, Palomi Ghosh, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Rajat Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin, Dhananjay, TS Nagabharna, Kaushik Ganguly, Parambrata Chatterjee, Divya Dutta, Mahesh Majrekar, Mrunal Kulkarni, Tom Alter, Kunal Kapoor, Nagraj Manjule Abbas Ali Zafar etc

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