51st edition of IFFI announces stellar line-up of films under World Panorama Section

Panaji, Jan 14 (Agency) The 51st edition of India’s biggest festival, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which is set to be held here from January 16 to 24, 2021, has announced the list of films under its World Panorama section. The line-up consists of 50 outstanding films from across the globe.

With a total of eight films, majority of the films in the list are from Germany, followed by France with six movies. The line-up also includes films from America, Italy, Greece and Netherlands amongst other countries.
The World Panorama section of IFFI brings some of the best shots, to dialogues and direction, to the audience. During the nine-day festival, extraordinary films by renowned filmmakers from around the globe will be screened for movies aficionados. IFFI excitingly showcases contemporary international cinema to the audience, for discovering films that thrill, engage and provokes curiosity.

Films announced under world panorama section are Only human by Igor Ivanov (Macedonia), The Lawyer by RomasZabarauskar (Lithuania), Rupsa Nodir Banke by Tanvir Mokammel (Bangladesh), Buiten Is Het Feest by Jelle Nesna ( Netherlands), PUFF by SamanSalour (Andorra), The Atlantic City Story by Henry Butash (USA), Gesture by Pouya Parsamagham (Iran), Zhanym, Ty Ne Poverish by Ernar Nurgaliev (Kazakhstan), Running Against The Wind by Jan Philipp Weyl (Germany, Ethiopia), Spring Blossom by Suzanne Lindon (France), The Audition by Ina Weisse (Germany),
Moral Order by Mario Barroso (Portugal), Unidentified by Bogdan George Apetri (Romania), The First Death of Joana by Cristiane Oliveira (Brazil), The trouble with Nature by Illum Jacobi (Denmark, France), The Castle by LinaLuz?Yte? (Lithuania, Ireland), Maternal by Maura Delpero (Italy), A Fish swimming upside down by ErlizaPëtkova (Germany), Fauna by NicolásPereda (Spanish), SUK SUK by Ray Yeung (Hong Kong), Long time no see by Pierre Filmon (France), Summer Rebels by Martina Sakova (Slovakia), In The Dusk by Šar?nasBartas (Lithuania), A Common Crime by Francisco Márquez (Argentina), Lola by Laurent Micheli (Belguim, France), The Voiceless by Pascal Rabaté (France), The taste of Pho by Mariko Bobrik (Poland, Germany), Stardust by Gabriel Range (UK), Funny Face by Tim Sutton (USA) and Naked Animals by Melanie Waelde (Germany).

The other films under the section are Las Niñas by PilarPalomero (Spain), Kala Azar by Janis Rafa (Netherlands, Greece), ??????????????????? by Ruslan Magomadov (Russia), Paradies by Immanuel Esser (Germany), Borderline by Anna Alfieri (UK), A Simple man by TassosGerakinis (Greece), 180°Rule by Farnoosh Samadi (Iran), Here We Are by Nir Bergman (Israel, Italy), The Border by Davide David Carrera (Colombia), End Of Season by Elmar Imanov (Azerbaijan, Germany, Georgia), This Is My Desire by ArieEsiri, Chuko Esiri (Nigeria, USA), Karnawal by Juan Pablo Felix (Argentina), Parents by Eric Bergkraut, Ruth Schweikert (Switzerland), The Voice by OgnjenSvili?i? (Croatia), Spiral…Fear Is Everywhere by Kurtis David Harder (Canada), Isaac by Angeles Hernandez and David Matamoros (Spain), Farewell Amour by EkwaMsangi (US), The Man Who Sold His Skin by Kaouther Ben Hania (Tunisia, France), Roland Rabers Cabaret of Death by Roland Reber (Germany) and Children of the sun by PrasannaVithanage (Sri Lanka).

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. It aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the cinematic excellence and the art. Every year IFFI celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and showcases a bouquet of best films from India and around the world.