54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

The 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa from November 20 to 28 and will showcase over 270 films over a period of 10 days.

IFFI is one of the biggest film and cultural extravaganza of the world.

India's media and entertainment industry   is growing every year with an average annual growth of 20 per cent in the last three years.

The opening film to be screened at the 54th International Film Festival of India festival will be the UK Thriller, 'Catching Dust'.

The 2023 American biographical sports drama 'The Featherweight' will be the last film at the event. 

Over 270 films will be showcased during the festival at four venues.

Renowned Hollywood actor and producer and shining star of World Cinema Michael Douglas will be conferred with prestigious Satyajit Ray Excellence in Film Lifetime Award at the festival. 

This year IFFI received a record number of 2926 entries from 105 countries, which is three times more international submissions than last year.

The Indian Panorama section will showcase 25 feature films and 20 non-feature films. The opening film in the feature section is Malayalam film “Aattam”, and in the non-feature section, is “Andro Dreams” from Manipur,