IFFI Goa 2021: 12 foreign films to be screened in the ‘Kaleidoscope’ section

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The 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Tuesday introduced the slate of 12 foreign films that can be screened below the Kaleidoscope section of the upcoming film gala.

Three films from France have made it to the section, together with Night of the Kings by Philippe Lacote, filmmaker Emmanuel Mouret’s romantic-comedy Love Affair(s) and the drama-comedy The Big Hit, helmed by Emmanuel Courcol.

Every yr, the Kaleidoscope section showcases handpicked films, representing the better of the world cinema.

Filmmaker Alex Piperno’s Window Boy Would additionally Like to Have a Submarine from Uruguay; Columbia’s Forgotten We’ll Be by director Fernando Trueba; filmmaker Mohanad Hayal’s Iraqi drama Haifa Street; We Still Have the Deep Black Night by Gustavo Galvao (Brazil, Germany); and director Mantas Kvedaravicius’ Parthenon (Lithuania) may also be screened in this phase.

Other options embody Apples by Christos Nikou, which is Greece’s entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards; Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond’s My Little Sister (Switzerland); Dani Rosenberg’s Israeli title The Death of Cinema and My Father Too; and Valley Of The Gods by Lech Majewski from Poland.

IFFI, which takes place in Goa from November 20-28 yearly, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and can now be held from January 16 to January 24. A complete of 224 films will be screened below completely different sections at the 51st version, which is able to be organised in a hybrid format in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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