The state government, gears up to host 51st edition of International Film Festival of India ( IFFI ) starting from tomorrow. Opening Ceremony of the IFFI will held at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Bambolim.
Union Information and Broadcasting minister, Prakash Javadekar will be attending the opening ceremony. According to I & B ministry, for the first time, IFFI is being held in a hybrid mode because of the COVID – 19 pandemic.
This year IFFI will pay homage to nineteen personalities of cinema from India and nine personalities from across the world in its 51st edition which will held in Goa from 16th January to 24th January 2021.
IFFI will also pay tribute to celebrated film maker Satyajit Ray making his birth centenary. Films from various countries including Germany, France, America, Italy, Greece and Netherlands would be screened at the festival.