International Film Festival of India 2018 PDF

Hello and welcome to exampundit. International Film Festival of India 2018 concluded on 28th November, 2018. So, today we are sharing all the important facts about International Film Festival of India 2018.

International Film Festival of India 2018

The 49th International Film Festival of India was held from 20 to 28 November 2018 in Goa.

There were total 212 films showcased in the International Film Festival of India 2018.

The country in focus for International Film Festival of India 2018 is Israel. While Israel was the focus country, Jharkhand was the focus state this year.

Another new section at IFFI this year was the screening of six Indian sports biopics as an extension of the Khelo India initiative.

Two movies, Sholay and Hichki, were also screened at this year’s IFFI as part of a special package for visually impaired persons.

The closing ceremony of International Film Festival of India 2018 was held at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Taleigaon, Goa.

Opening Film of IFFI 2018: The Aspern Paper

Closing Film of IFFI 2018: Sealed Lips

 

Awards in International Film Festival of India 2018

  • Golden Peacock Award: Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa
  • Award for Best Director: Lijo Jose Pellissery for Ee.Ma.Yau
  • Best Debut Film of a Director: Alberto Monteras II for Respeto
  • IFFI Best Actor Award (Male): Silver Peacock Award: Chemban Vinod Jose for Ee.Ma.Yau
  • IFFI Best Actor Award (Female): Silver Peacock Award: Anastasiia Pustovit for When the Trees Fall
  • ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal: Praveen Morchhale for Walking With the Wind
  • Special Jury Award: Milko Lazarov for AGA

 

Special Awards in International Film Festival of India 2018

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Dan Wolman
  • Indian Film Personality of the Year: Salim Khan

 

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