Assamese Movie, ‘Bridge’, has won the award for best social film at Golden Jury International Film Festival held in Mumbai. The film is written and directed by Kripal Kalita and produced by Rama Kumar Das and Sabita Devi.

The 51st International Film Festival of India has announced the selection of Indian Panorama films for the year 2020. The selected films will be showcased on the big screen for all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films, during the 8 days film festival in Goa, from 16th-24th January 2021.

Selected from a wide pool of 183 contemporary Indian Films, the collection of films reflects the vibrancy and diversity of Indian film Industry. The eminent Jury Panels, both feature and non-feature exercise their individual expertise and contribute evenly to the consensus that leads to selection of Indian Panorama films.

The Feature Film Jury, comprising of twelve members, was headed by acclaimed Filmmaker, Screenwriter, and Producer, Shri John Mathew Matthan. The Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, film bodies and professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian film making fraternity:

 

  1. Shri. Dominic Sangma, Filmmaker and Screenwriter
  2. Shri. Jadumoni Dutta, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Producer
  3. Smt. Kala Master, Choreographer
  4. Shri. Kumar Sohoni, Filmmaker and writer
  5. Smt. Rama Vij,  Actor and Producer
  6. Shri. Ramamurthy B, Filmmaker
  7. Smt. Sanghamitra Chaudhuri, Filmmaker and Journalist
  8. Shri. Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan, Filmmaker
  9. Shri. Satinder Mohan, Film Critic and Journalist
  10. Shri. Sudhakar Vasantha, Filmmaker and Producer
  11. Shri. T Prasanna Kumar, Film Producer
  12. Shri. U Radhakrishnan, Ex-Secretary, FFSI

The Indian panorama Feature Film Jury selected 20 Feature films. Jury’s choice for the Opening feature film of Indian Panorama 2020 is the film is SAAND KI AANKH (Hindi) directed by Tushar Hiranandani. 

Three Mainstream films are also selected under Indian Panorama Section of 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020 by an Internal Committee of DFF based on the recommendations of Film Federation of India (FFI) and PRODUCER’S GUILD.

Assamese film Bridge selected for 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020. Bridge, the Assamese movie, produced and directed by Kripal Kalita, where the story depicts a true story based on a real incident that took place during the flood. It reflects the devastation caused by the flood and the invincible optimism of the flood victims against the destruction caused by the natural disaster. Some people lose their close ones due to flood while some others lose their homes and their belongings. Still, they are fond of the river,  the mighty Brahmaputra, which flows by their households, and the emotion of people is involved with the river. It is the theme of the story of the movie.

 

List of 23 Feature Films selected in the Indian Panorama 2020 is as follows:

Sl no.Title of the filmLanguageDirector
BridgeAssameseKripal Kalita
AvijatrikBengaliSubhrajit Mitra
Brahma Jane Gopon KommotiBengaliAritra Mukherjee
A Dog And His ManChattisgarhiSiddharth Tripathy
Up Up & UpEnglishGovind Nihalani
AavartanHindiDurba Sahay
Saand Ki AankhHindiTushar Hiranandani
Pinki Elli?KannadaPrithvi Konanur
SafeMalayalamPradeep Kalipurayath
TranceMalayalamAnwar Rasheed
Kettiyolaanu Ente MalakhaMalayalamNissam Basheer
ThahiraMalayalamSiddk Paravoor
Eigi KonaManipuriBobby Wahengbam
JuneMarathiVaibhav Khisti  And Suhrud Godbole
PrawaasMarathiShashank Udapurkar
Karkhanisanchi WaariMarathiMangesh Joshi
Kalira AtitaOriyaNila Madhab Panda
NamoSanskritVijeesh Mani
ThaenTamilGanesh Vinayakan
GathamTeluguKiran Kondamadugula
Mainstream Cinema selection
AsuranTamilVetri Maaran
KappelaMalayalamMuhammed Musthafa
ChhichhoreHindiNitesh Tiwary

 

Non-Feature Films

Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India comprises of a contemporary package of socially and aesthetically vibrant non-feature films selected by eminent Jury members who are associated with non-feature segment of Indian Film Industry.

In the 51st edition of International Film Festival of India, Non-Feature films selected under Indian Panorama will be showcased in Goa, from 16th-24th January, 2021.

Selected from a diverse pool of 143 contemporary Indian non-feature Films, the package of films exemplify the capacity of our emerging and established filmmakers to document, investigate, entertain and also reflect contemporary Indian values.

The Non – Feature Jury of seven members was headed by acclaimed feature and documentary Filmmaker Shri. Haobam Paban Kumar. The Jury constituted of the following Members:

 

  1. Shri. Atul Gangwar, Director, Screenwriter, and Producer
  2. Shri. Jwngdao Bodosa, Filmmaker
  3. Shri. Mandar Talauliker, Filmmaker
  4. Shri. Sajin Babu, Filmmaker
  5. Shri. Satish Pande, Producer and Director
  6. Smt. Vaijayanti Apte, Script writer and Producer

 

Jury’s choice for the opening Non-Feature film of Indian Panorama, 2020 is PAANCHIKA directed by Ankit Kothari.

The complete list of 20 Non-Feature Films selected for Indian Panorama section for 51st International Film Festival of India, 2020 are given below.

 

List of Non – Feature Films

S. No.Film NameDirectorLanguage
1.100 Years Of Chrysotom – A Biographical FilmBlessy Ipe ThomasEnglish
2.Ahimsa- Gandhi: The Power Of The PowerlessRamesh SharmaEnglish
3.CatdogAshmita Guha NeogiHindi
4.Drama QueensSohini DasguptaEnglish
5.Green BlackberriesPrithvirag Das GuptaNepali
6.Highways Of LifeMaibam Amarjeet SinghManipuri
7.Holy RightsFarha KhatunHindi
8.In Our WorldSreedhar Bs (Shred Shreedhar)English
9.Investing LifeVaishali Vasant KendaleEnglish
10.JaadooShoorveer TyagiHindi
11.Jhat Aayi BasantPramati AnandPahari/Hindi
12.Justice Delayed But DeliveredKamakhya Narayan SinghHindi
13.KhisaRaj Pritam MoreMarathi
14.Oru Paathiraa Swapnam PoleSharan VenugopalMalayalam
15.PaanchikaAnkit KothariGujarati
16.Pandhara ChivdaHimanshu SinghMarathi
17.RadhaBimal PoddarBengali
18.ShantabaiPratiik GuptaHindi
19.Still AliveOnkar DiwadkarMarathi
20.The 14th February & BeyondUtpal KalalEnglish

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