IFFI to focus on Asian Films

IFFI to focus on Asian Films

Agency News

New Delhi, Oct 30: Year 2019 marks the 50th year of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa which takes place from November 20- 28 and is often counted amongst one of the earliest film festivals of the Asian continent.

To commemorate this special event, this year IFFI will be presenting a specially curated section which consists of some of the new and dynamic films that have made their mark from across various Asian countries and filmmakers. With this spirit in mind it has been named, Soul of Asia, according to a Information and Broadcasting Ministry statement here on Wednesday.

The 50th International Film Festival of India,2019 will witness over 200 best films from 76 countries, 26 feature films and 15 non feature films in Indian panorama section and around 10,000 people and film lovers are expected to participate in the golden jubilee edition.

Films to be showcased in this section include Chinese films Feelings to Tell by Wen LI, Summer is the Coldest Season by Sun Zhou, The Fourth Wall co-directed by Zhang Chong and Bo Zhang and Japanese film Ten Years Japan. (UNI)