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Indian Panorama announces official selection for 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020

Posted On: 19 DEC 2020 1:24PM by PIB Delhi

The 51st International Film Festival of India announces the selection of Indian Panorama films for the year 2020. The selected films will be showcased on the big screen for all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films, during the 8 days film festival in Goa, from 16th-24th January 2021.

Selected from a wide pool of 183 contemporary Indian Films, the collection of films reflects the vibrancy and diversity of Indian film Industry. The eminent Jury Panels, both feature and non-feature exercise their individual expertise and contribute evenly to the consensus that leads to selection of Indian Panorama films.

The Feature Film Jury, comprising of twelve members, was headed by acclaimed Filmmaker, Screenwriter, and Producer, Shri John Mathew Matthan. The Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, film bodies and professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian film making fraternity:

 

  1. Shri. Dominic Sangma, Filmmaker and Screenwriter
  2. Shri. Jadumoni Dutta, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Producer
  3. Smt. Kala Master, Choreographer
  4. Shri. Kumar Sohoni, Filmmaker and writer
  5. Smt. Rama Vij,  Actor and Producer
  6. Shri. Ramamurthy B, Filmmaker
  7. Smt. Sanghamitra Chaudhuri, Filmmaker and Journalist
  8. Shri. Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, Filmmaker
  9. Shri. Satinder Mohan, Film Critic and Journalist
  10. Shri. Sudhakar Vasantha, Filmmaker and Producer
  11. Shri. T Prasanna Kumar, Film Producer
  12. Shri. U Radhakrishnan, Ex-Secretary, FFSI

 

The Indian panorama Feature Film Jury selected 20 Feature films. Jury’s choice for the Opening feature film of Indian Panorama 2020 is the film is SAAND KI AANKH (Hindi) directed by Tushar Hiranandani.  

Three Mainstream films are also selected under Indian Panorama Section of 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020 by an Internal Committee of DFF based on the recommendations of Film Federation of India (FFI) and PRODUCER’S GUILD.

 

List of 23 Feature Films selected in the Indian Panorama 2020 is as follows:

Sl no.

Title of the film

Language

Director

  1.  

Bridge

Assamese

Kripal Kalita

  1.  

Avijatrik

Bengali

Subhrajit Mitra

  1.  

Brahma Jane Gopon Kommoti

Bengali

Aritra Mukherjee

  1.  

A Dog And His Man

Chattisgarhi

Siddharth Tripathy

  1.  

Up Up & Up

English

Govind Nihalani

  1.  

Aavartan

Hindi

Durba Sahay

  1.  

Saand Ki Aankh

Hindi

Tushar Hiranandani

  1.  

Pinki Elli?

Kannada

Prithvi Konanur

  1.  

Safe

Malayalam

Pradeep Kalipurayath

  1.  

Trance

Malayalam

Anwar Rasheed

  1.  

Kettiyolaanu Ente Malakha

Malayalam

Nissam Basheer

  1.  

Thahira

Malayalam

Siddk Paravoor

  1.  

Eigi Kona

Manipuri

Bobby Wahengbam

  1.  

June

Marathi

Vaibhav Khisti  And Suhrud Godbole

  1.  

Prawaas

Marathi

Shashank Udapurkar

  1.  

Karkhanisanchi Waari

Marathi

Mangesh Joshi

  1.  

Kalira Atita

Oriya

Nila Madhab Panda

  1.  

Namo

Sanskrit

Vijeesh Mani

  1.  

Thaen

Tamil

Ganesh Vinayakan

  1.  

Gatham

Telugu

Kiran Kondamadugula

 

Mainstream Cinema selection

 

 

  1.  

Asuran

Tamil

Vetri Maaran

  1.  

Kappela

Malayalam

Muhammed Musthafa

  1.  

Chhichhore

Hindi

Nitesh Tiwary

 

Non-Feature Films

Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India comprises of a contemporary package of socially and aesthetically vibrant non-feature films selected by eminent Jury members who are associated with non-feature segment of Indian Film Industry. 

In the 51st edition of International Film Festival of India, Non-Feature films selected under Indian Panorama will be showcased in Goa, from 16th-24th January, 2021.

Selected from a diverse pool of 143 contemporary Indian non-feature Films, the package of films exemplify the capacity of our emerging and established filmmakers to document, investigate, entertain and also reflect contemporary Indian values.

The Non – Feature Jury of seven members was headed by acclaimed feature and documentary Filmmaker Shri. Haobam Paban Kumar. The Jury constituted of the following Members:

 

  1. Shri. Atul Gangwar, Director, Screenwriter, and Producer
  2. Shri. Jwngdao Bodosa, Filmmaker
  3. Shri. Mandar Talauliker, Filmmaker
  4. Shri. Sajin Babu, Filmmaker
  5. Shri. Satish Pande, Producer and Director
  6. Smt. Vaijayanti Apte, Script writer and Producer

 

Jury’s choice for the opening Non-Feature film of Indian Panorama, 2020 is PAANCHIKA directed by Ankit Kothari.

The complete list of 20 Non-Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020 are given below.

 

List of Non - Feature Films

S. No.

Film Name

Director

Language

1.

100 Years Of Chrysotom - A Biographical Film

Blessy Ipe Thomas

English

2.

Ahimsa- Gandhi: The Power Of The Powerless

Ramesh Sharma

English

3.

Catdog

Ashmita Guha Neogi

Hindi

4.

Drama Queens

Sohini Dasgupta

English

5.

Green Blackberries

Prithvirag Das Gupta

Nepali

6.

Highways Of Life

Maibam Amarjeet Singh

Manipuri

7.

Holy Rights

Farha Khatun

Hindi

8.

In Our World

Sreedhar Bs (Shred Shreedhar)

English

9.

Investing Life

Vaishali Vasant Kendale

English

10.

Jaadoo

Shoorveer Tyagi

Hindi

11.

Jhat Aayi Basant

Pramati Anand

Pahari/Hindi

12.

Justice Delayed But Delivered

Kamakhya Narayan Singh

Hindi

13.

Khisa

Raj Pritam More

Marathi

14.

Oru Paathiraa Swapnam Pole

Sharan Venugopal

Malayalam

15.

Paanchika

Ankit Kothari

Gujarati

16.

Pandhara Chivda

Himanshu Singh

Marathi

17.

Radha

Bimal Poddar

Bengali

18.

Shantabai

Pratiik Gupta

Hindi

19.

Still Alive

Onkar Diwadkar

Marathi

20.

The 14th February & Beyond

Utpal Kalal

English

Happy to announce the selection of 23 Feature and 20 non-feature films in Indian Panorama of 51st IFFI. @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/Kx0acUZc3N

— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 19, 2020

 

Saurabh Singh

 



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