51st IFFI to open with Indian Premier of ‘Another Round’

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7th January, 2021 10:49:40 printer

51st IFFI to open with Indian Premier of ‘Another Round’

The 51st International Film Festival (IFFI) of India will open on 16th January 2021, with the Indian premiere of the movie ‘Another Round’ by Thomas Vinterberg.

The movie starring Cannes Best Actor Award winner Mads Mikkelsen is among a star-studded line up of movies being showcased at IFFI. The movie is also Denmark’s official entry to the Oscars.

The festival will also witness the World Premiere of ‘Mehrunisa’. The film by Sandeep Kumar will premier mid-fest. Starring formidable actor Farrukh Jaffar, the movie narrates the story of a woman’s lifelong dream.

The festival will close on 24th January 2021 with the India Premiere of the historical drama ‘Wife of a Spy’ by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. The Japanese film bagged Silver Lion for Best Director at Venice International Film Festival.

The 51st IFFI is being organised from 16th to 24th January 2021 in Goa.

The festival will be loaded with a line-up of famous movies with a total of 224 films from across the globe screened.

Media registration for the festival has opened recently and is available till 10th January, 2021. Applicants should be above 21 years of age as on 1st January 2021 and should have professional experience of covering major International Film Festivals such as IFFI for a minimum of three years.

--The Statesman