Updated: December 17, 2020 9:27:22 am
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday stated the 51st version of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) from January 16 to January 24 will showcase the “best of cinema with World, Asia and India” premieres.
The nine-day movie gala, which was beforehand scheduled to happen in Goa from November 20-28, was postponed within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Javadekar stated on Twitter that the “51st @IFFIGoa from 16-24th January will witness the best of cinema with World, Asia & India” premieres.
“The festival will showcase 47 films in the Indian panorama section, 26 in feature & 21 in Non feature section. A total of 224 films will be screened under different sections,” he added.
51st International Film Festival of India will be organized in Goa in a hybrid method from 16-21 January 2021 and will see participation of 21 non-feature movies.
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 14, 2020
The competition will be held in a hybrid format that will be each digital and bodily, Javadekar stated in September.
All COVID-related protocols will be strictly enforced in accordance with festivals convened lately within the worldwide movie competition circuit, he had stated.
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