IFFI CANNES Catalogue 2015

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Directorate of Film Festivals

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India

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46 INTERNATIONAL

FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA, GOA ( 2 0 t h – 3 0 t h N OV E M B E R , 2 0 1 5 )

International Jury of IFFI 2014, Slawomir Idziak, Zhang Jianya, Nadia Dresti, Marie Brenner & Seema Biswas

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Wong Kar-Wai, Director, China

Best Film "Leviathan", Russia, Winner of Golden Peacock at IFFI 2014

Awardees of 45th International Film Festival of India, 2014

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46th International Film Festival of India, Goa (20th– 30th November, 2015) Rajinikanth receiving the Indian Centenary Personality of the Year award jointly from Shri Arun Jaitley, HMIB and Amitabh Bachchan

Shri Tong Gang, Vice Minister State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of Peoples Republic of China, Chinese actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai, actress Zhang Ziyi, director Ms. Xue Xiaolu and Shri Bimal Julka, Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting lights the inaugural lamp of the Country Focus-China.

International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has evolved into a major forum for cinema from across the world. Started in 1952, IFFI has established itself amongst the most important film events across the globe and the 46th edition will be held at Goa from 20-30 November, 2015. From Satyajit Ray to Bertrand Tavernier, Akira Kurosawa, Marcello Mastrioni to Roman Polanski and Mira Nair to Anurag Kashyap and Dibaker Banerjee, the International Film Festival of India, has become a landmark destination for established and young filmmakers and directors from every continent. Continuing with the incredible legacy, IFFI-2015 provides an excellent opportunity for filmmakers and film lovers to watch, appreciate and learn the art of film making in sylvan surroundings and a relaxed creative environment. It also provides a great platform for networking with some of the best industry professionals from India and abroad. Some of the international guests who attended Goa in 2014 wereWong Kar Wai, Slawomir Idziak, Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Marzieh Meshkiny, Australian film maker Paul Cox, Israeli filmmaker Dan Wolman, noted Polish film maker Krystof Zanussi, Korean film maker Jeon Soo-il, Zhang Ziyi and Chinese actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai. The opening film 'The President' directed by Iranian film maker Mohsen Makmalbaf was exclusively premiered. IFFI 2014 closed on 30 November with the screening of '"The Grandmaster" directed by Wong Kar-Wai. All in all, whether you are a filmmaker, student or just a film enthusiast, you should plan to be in Goa from 20-30 November, 2015.

Hawa Mahal - Jaipur, India

46th International Film Festival of India, Goa (20th– 30th November, 2015)

India is a country where more than 1000 films are produced every year in several languages, with its diverse, rich heritage and an old tradition of filmmaking. Indian Cinema is screened in around 100 countries and produces by far the largest number of films in the world. It also has the third largest television market after USA and China. Filmmakers like S a t y a j i t Ra y, Ra j Ka p o o r, A d o o r Gopalakrishnan, Shyam Benegal, Shekhar Kapur, Anurag Kashyap and several others have already put India firmly on the international stage for creative and commercial cinema. Add to that the huge and rapidly expanding Indian market powered by a booming economy and you have a perfect recipe for a robust cinema destination. The fact that the Government of India has allowed up to 100% Foreign Direct Investment in cinema is a further bonus for corporations wishing to participate in the Indian film industry and market. India's first film "Raja Harishchandra" was screened at Coro