Twenty-six feature and 15 non-features have been chosen for the prestigious Indian Panorama, an integral part of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Panaji from November 20.
The feature film jury was headed by director AK Bir, while documentary filmmaker, Mike Pandey, chaired the non-feature jury. Of these 26 features, two will be picked to compete at IFFI along with several other entries coming from the world over.
Paresh Mokashi’s Elizabeth Ekadshi will open the Panorama along with Shabnam Sukhdev’s documentary, The Last Adieu. This section will be inaugurated on November 21.
Seven full-length movies each in Malayalam and Marathi, five in Bengali, two in Hindi and one each in Assamese, Kannada, Khasi, Odiya and Tamil have made it to the Panorama this year.
The complete list of features follows:
(Gautaman Bhaskaran was part of the Feature Film Jury in New Delhi)