Entertainment Desk, Amar Ujala
Published by: Shubhangi Gupta
Updated Tue, 06 Jul 2021 09:48 PM IST
Prakash Javadekar releasing the poster
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The festival will be organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Goa and the Indian Film Industry. IFFI is affiliated to International Federation of Film Producers Association. Every year during the film festival some of the best films are recognized and the best films from India and around the world are screened.
Let us tell you that due to Corona virus, this festival, which was to be held from November 20 to 28 last year, was postponed. After which it was organized in the month of January this year. The festival ran from January 16 to January 24. On the occasion of the birth centenary of Indian cinema legend Satyajit Ray, this time the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will pay tribute to him through a special preview at IFFI. Further, recognizing the legacy of this great personality, the ‘Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema’ has been started from this year, which will be presented every year at IFFI.
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) July 5, 2021