International Film Festival of India

Indian delegation at Berlinale 2019 discusses collaboration with Venice International Film Festival

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, is participating at the Berlinale 2019.

published on : 10th February 2019

Film festivals losing sheen?

November spells the season of film festivals. There is the International Film Festival of India at Goa. Close before or later are MAMI, KIFI and other such events at Trivandrum and Chennai.

published on : 26th November 2018

IFFI jury head Vinod Ganatra says Me Too campaign a fad to gain publicity

Vinod Ganatra said the #MeToo campaign got attention because of people who are keen on fanning the phenomenon.

published on : 21st November 2018

I’m happy to be doing good work, says Samuel Robinson

Samuel says this new title conveys the idea of the story better.

published on : 6th November 2018

Globally lauded ‘Midnight Run’ is all ready for IFFI screening

‘Midnight Run’, a Malayalam short film selected as one of the Indian Panorama films in the International Film Festival of India-2018, is no stranger to film festivals.

published on : 5th November 2018

'S... Durga': Indian Panorama jury yet to hear from IFFI over screening of film

After the film's maker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan petitioned the Kerala High Court, the court directed IFFI to screen 'S... Durga' after its censored version was screened for the jury.

published on : 26th November 2017

IFFI: I feel ashamed that I stood up for my film, says 'S... Durga' director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan

Sasidharan said that when he went to court, he thought that he was was fighting with the system but it had now become an ego issue as he feels the ministry had taken his fight personally.

published on : 26th November 2017

Kerala High Court declines to stay order on screening Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's 'S Durga' at IFFI

Kerala High Court today declined to stay a single bench order to screen the controversial Malayalam film 'S Durga' in the Panorama section of the ongoing International Film Festival of India.

published on : 24th November 2017

Malayalam film community reacts to dropping of Sanal Kumar Sasidaran's 'Sexy Durga', Marathi film 'Nude' from IFFI

Aashiq Abu, Rajeev Ravi, Lijo Pallissery, Dileesh Pothan, Geethu Mohandas, Rima Kallingal, Soubin Shahir, Vidhu Vincent, Syam Pushkaran and several others released a joint statement on Thursday.

published on : 17th November 2017

There’s lack of unity in film fraternity: Farhan Akhtar on Padmavati, IFFI row

The 43-year-old, while speaking on the sidelines of a book launch event, addressed these issues and stressed upon the lack of unity in the film fraternity.

published on : 15th November 2017

Former I&B Minister Manish Tewari slams ministry's interference with IFFI jury

'Sexy Durga' and 'Nude', both films recommended by IFFI jury, were dropped from the final list approved by the I&B Ministry.

published on : 14th November 2017

'S Durga' and 'Nude' axed from 48th International Film Festival Of India

The decision to axe 'S Durga' and 'Nude' from the 48th IFFI, has left the festivals selection committee in a state of shock.

published on : 13th November 2017