International Film Festival of India
Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Narrative fiction, Exceptional: Documentary, Animation
Film length Full length, Short
Mission / description
The Festival aspires to hail the medium of cinema.
It aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the u…nderstanding and appreciation of film cultures of different nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos; and promoting friendship and cooperation among people of the world.
Since its beginnings in 1952 the IFFI has been the biggest event of its type in India. From the 3rd edition in January 1965, IFFI’s became competitive. In 1975 the Filmotsav, non-competitive and to be held in other filmmaking cities in alternate years, was introduced. Later, In 2004 the IFFI was moved to Goa. Since then the IFFI has been an annual event and competitive. full text less text
Festival website www.iffi.nic.in/