International Film Festival of India

My films are all part of my life, says Shoojit Sircar

Sircar was speaking at the masterclass 'Creating Cinematic Success and Storytelling of Sardar Udham' at the ongoing 2021 International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

published on : 23rd November 2021

If you want public to watch your work, you have to respect their sentiments: Prasoon Joshi on OTTs

The censor board chief also described OTT (over the top) services as an emerging medium and called for constant discussions.

published on : 23rd November 2021

India's Oscar entry 'Koozhangal' to be screened at IFFI 2021

The 52nd IFFI will be showcased to all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films during the nine-day long film festival in Goa.

published on : 6th November 2021

First Dimasa language movie to open Indian Panorama at IFFI

The jury, comprising 12 members, was headed by acclaimed filmmaker and actor SV Rajendra Singh Babu.

published on : 6th November 2021

Scorsese, Istvan Szabo to receive 1st Satyajit Ray award

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur made an announcement in this regard on Friday.

published on : 23rd October 2021

'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