52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) – Key Facts

52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held from November 20 to November 28, 2021.

Key Points

  • Fifteen films including ‘Land of Dreams, directed by Shoja Azari and Charlotte directed by Simon Franco’ will vie for the top awards.
  • IFFI will be hosted in Goa.

Golden Peacock award

The golden peacock award will be earmarked for best film at the IFFI. It comprises of a cash prize of Rs 40 lakh. Award will be shared equally by producer and director of the best film.

Silver Peacock award

Silver Peacock award will be given to Best director. It carries a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh.

The IFFI jury

IFFI jury comprises of renowned Iranian filmmaker Rakhshan Banietemad, Sri Lankan filmmaker Vimukthi Jayasundara, British film producer Stephen Woolley, Indian producer-director Nila Madhab Panda and Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra.

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

IFFI was founded in 1952. It is one of the most significant film festivals of Asia. The festival is held annually with the aim of providing a common platform for cinemas across the world to project excellence of film art. It contributes towards understanding & appreciation of film cultures of different nations with respect to their social and cultural ethos.  It promotes friendship and cooperation among people worldwide.

Who conducts the festival?

IFFI is conducted jointly by the state government of Goa and Directorate of Film Festivals, working under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.




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