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IFFI Begins In Goa With Wajda's 'AfterImage'

IFFI Begins In Goa With Wajda's 'AfterImage'

by The Daily Eye Team November 22 2016, 2:09 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 43 secs

The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will begin here on Sunday as a nine-day event as against 11 days in the previous years.The Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) and the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), the Goa government’s entertainment body are the organisers of the event.DFF director K. Senthil Kumar told reporters on Saturday that for the first time, the festival would include several films in the running for the Academy Awards, besides a selection of films screened at the Cannes film festival. “The attendance will be thin if we stretch it for 11 days. Guests and delegates come for a package of three-four days. So we try to give them a four-five day package over nine days, and in the nine days, we will try to have more films,” he said.


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