The International Film Festival of India, IFFI in Goa has seen stars and films from both India and abroad. Delegates and film lovers are both enjoying the best of cinema. The morning shows for today include screening of Scandinavian Silence, from the World Panorama section. The film is an Estonian psychological drama Directed by Martti Helde.
The Painted Bird will also be screened under this section. The film that was internationally co-produced this year is a black-and-white war drama film. Takashi Miike will be back to entertain with his widely popular Japanese horror Audition. German film Lara is about a conflicted older pianist as she prepares to step into her sixtieth birthday and off her window ledge. It screens as part of the Foreign Kaleidoscope.\
Bollywood too will make an appearance with the inspiring Gully Boy being screened today evening. At the other end of the spectrum is Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Satyakam. Comedy drama Piku which explores a father-daughter relationship will also entertain delegates in Panjim.
A Masterclass by noted filmmaker Priyadarshan will be the place to be a short while from now. As the day progresses, Delegates will learn about Contemporary filmmakers in ‘In conversation session with Imtiaz Ali of Jab We Met fame’.
Later in the evening, tourists and locals can enjoy open air Screenings of the 2019 comedy Total Dhamaal and Marathi Anandi Gopal, about one of India’s first female physicians.