Monday, January 4, 2021

51st International Film Festival of India - Another round, the opening film and Wife of a Spy” to close the fest.


Another round, the opening film and Wife of a Spy” to close the fest

 51st International Film Festival of India to be organized in Panaji, Goa between January 16 – 24, 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 51st IFFI  would be organized in a hybrid manner. Preparation is progressing for screening the films in the virtual platform also, while the opening and closing ceremonies would be organized at the venue with a smaller audience said  Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting recently. A total of 224 films will be screened under different sections. Another round, directed by Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg , starring actor Mads Mikkelsenwould be the opening film of the  51st edition of this prestigious Film Festival of India. The historical drama Wife of Spy by Kiyoshi Kurosawa would put the curtain of the current edition. This Japanese film which bagged the Silver Lion for best director at the Venice Film Festival will have its Indian premiere here. The festival will also mark the world premiere of Mehrunisa. The film by Sandeep Kumar and starring actor Farrukh Jaffar will be premiered mid-fest. , the movie narrates the story of a woman’s lifelong dream.

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