The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Wednesday revealed the list of films under the World Panorama section. The line of films includes a total of 50 films from all over the world. Germany has the highest number of films on the list. A total of eight films have been taken from the country for the World Panorama section. Films include Jan Fili Weil’s ‘Running Against the Wind’, an entry from both Germany and Ethiopia. IFFI 2021: Bangladesh to be country in focus for India’s 51st International Film Festival
Other German films are Ina Weiss’s’ From the Audition ‘, Erlizapetkova’s Fish a Fish Swimming Upside Down’, Melanie Waleed’s Animal Naked Animals’, Immanuel Esser’s, Paradise ‘and Roland Reber’s ol Roland Rabbers’ Cabaret of Death’.
Elmarimanov’s ‘End of Seasons’ is an entry from Germany, Azerbaijan and Georgia, while Mariko Bobric’s ‘Taste of Fo’ is an entry from Germany and Poland. After Germany, France is the country from which the most films have been selected for the World Panorama section of the IFFI. Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chhichhore part of IFFI’s Indian Panorama line-up – see full list of films
These films include Susan Linden’s ‘Spring Blossom’, Pierre Films ‘Long Time No Sea,’ Pascal Rabet’s ‘The Voiceless’. Laurent Michlie’s ‘Lola’ is an entry by both France and Belgium, while Iloom Jacobi’s ‘The Trouble with Nature’ is an entry from France and Denmark. Couture Ben Hania’s ‘The Man Who Sold His Skin’ is an entry from France and Tunisia.
There are three entries in Lithuania’s list, including Sarunasbartus’s ‘In the Dusk’, ‘Romazbarbauskas’ ‘The Loire’ and Lina Luzite’s ‘The Castle’.
The line up also includes three US films. These films include Henry Butash’s ‘The Atlantic City Story’, Tim Sutton’s ‘Funny Face’ and Aryasiri, and Chukosiri’s ‘This Is My Desire’, which is also an entry from Nigeria.
Greece and the Netherlands each have a personal entry, while they also share a film, which is Janis Rafa’s ‘Kala Azar’.
The personal entry from Greece is TassosGerakinis’ “A Simple Man” and the personal entry from the Netherlands is Jelenesna’s “Butane Is Hate Fest”.
Other films in the line up include ‘Only Human’ from Igor Ivanov from Macedonia, ‘Rupasnadirbank’ from Tanviramokmail from Bangladesh, ‘3 PUFF’ from Samansalore from Andorra, ‘Jhanam, Tye Ni Powerish’ from Arnarurgurlive, Mario Boro ‘Moral from Kazakhstan Order ‘. From Portugal, Bogdan George Apetri’s ‘Unknown’ from Romania and from Brazil Christia Oliveira’s ‘The First Death of Joanna’.
In Italy, on the other hand, there are two entries in the list, Maur Delpero’s ‘Mother,’ and the other is that it is with Israel which is Nir Bergman’s ‘Here We Are’. Iran also has two entries in the list, including Farnoshamadi’s ‘180 ° Rule’ and Puypershamgham’s ‘Ishara’. There are three Spanish films that have made it to this list. The films are Hernandez and David Matamoros ‘Issac,’ Pilarpellomero’s ‘Las Ninas’ and NicolasPreda’s ‘Fauna.’
The list includes Hong Kong’s Ray Yung’s ‘SUK SUK’, Slovakia’s Martina Sakova’s ‘Summer Rebels’, Russia’s Ruslanmagomadov’s ‘Istoriaodenoekartny’, Colombia’s David David Carrera’s ‘The Border’, Eric Bergkrat and Ruth Schweikrich Parikartar’s Parikarts. . Switzerland, Oggensevilik’s ‘The Voice’ from Croatia, Kurtis David Harder’s ‘Spiral … Fear Is Everywhere’ from Canada and Prasannavithnej’s ‘Children of the Sun’ from Sri Lanka.
Finally, the UK and Argentina both have two films each on the list. While two UK films include Gabriel Range’s ‘Stardust’ and Anna Alferi’s ‘Borderline’, and two Argentinean films include Francisco Marquez’s ‘A Common Crime’ and Juan Pablo Felix’s ‘Karnaval’. The annual International Film Festival will include both physical and virtual segments this year. The physical section of the IFFI will be an eight-day event that will be held in Goa from January 16-24, 2021.