IFFI 51 Honours the crème de la crème of World Cinema

First ever hybrid IFFI closes, honouring the crème de la crème of World Cinema

Danish World War II drama Into the Darkness bags Golden Peacock Award at 51st IFFI

Taiwanese Director Chen-Nien Ko wins Best Director Award for The Silent Forest, Tzu-Chuan Liu adjudged Best Actor – Male for the film

Polish actor Zofia Stafiej receives Best Actor – Female Award for her role in I Never Cry

“Bangladesh and India are one, not separate”: Indian Personality of the Year Awardee Biswajit Chatterjee

Wife of A Spy depicts a couple who are at the mercy of time: Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Panaji, India, Sunday, 24 January 2021: An emotional roller coaster, where a wife, who was at first torn by jealousy due to an act of her husband,  does the unthinkable to ensure her family’s safety when she discovers the truth. The closing film of the 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Japanese movie Wife of Spy directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa tells the story of a husband and wife who are thrown off guard by some unforeseen circumstances.

Danish World War II drama Into the Darkness bags Golden Peacock Award at 51st IFFI

Taiwanese Director Chen-Nien Ko wins Best Director Award for The Silent Forest, Tzu-Chuan Liu adjudged Best Actor – Male for the film

Polish actor Zofia Stafiej receives Best Actor – Female Award for her role in I Never Cry

Thank you IFFI for selection of films which are rich in content and aesthetic search: Jury Chairperson Pablo Cesar

Panaji, India, Sunday, 24 January 2021:

IFFI is a great example of transforming challenges into opportunities: Amitabh Bachchan

Watch LIVE Recording of IFFI Goa: Cinema comes not from the mind but from the heart, film festivals like IFFI remind us that the world is one: Governor of Goa Shri Bhagat Singh Koshiyari

IFFI 51 has conquered all ifs and buts to ensure bonding and closeness between us human beings: Union Minister Shri Babul Supriyo

IFFI 51 marks the triumph of human spirit over COVID-19: I&B Secretary

“Bangladesh and India are one, not separate”: Indian Personality of the Year Awardee Biswajit Chatterjee

An Interaction with CatDog Director Ashmita Guha Neogi

When we are growing up, a lot of our actions are not conscious: Ashmita Guha Neogi, Director of IFFI 51 Non Feature film ‘CatDog’

“The film explores struggles of adolescent years through a sibling relationship”

Panaji, India, Sunday, 24 January 2021:

When we are growing up, a lot of our actions are not conscious. A child may indulge in something which he or she may probably not understand, but may gain meaning from it in the later years. Director Ashmita Guha Neogi said she explores this idea in her IFFI 51 Indian Panaroma Non Feature film CatDog.

Golden Peacock Award for 51st IFFI to be announced at Closing Ceremony Today

Golden Peacock Award for 51st IFFI to be announced at Closing Ceremony Today

15 Films in Contention for Golden Peacock and Other Awards

Panaji, India, Sunday January 24, 2021

As curtains fall on the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) today, the coveted Golden Peacock Award will be announced at the closing ceremony of the festival, in Panaji, Goa today, January 24, 2021.

The best of the feature-length fiction films from all over the world are competing for the Golden Peacock and other awards.