The 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) announced that its international jury is to be headed by celebrated Argentine filmmaker Pablo Cesar.
Pablo Ceasar is known for his contribution to African cinema. He is recognized for his role in critically acclaimed movies like Equinox, the Garden of the Roses, Los dioses de agua and Aphrodite, the Garden of the Perfumes.
Other jury members are Sri Lankan filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage, Austria’s Abu Bakr Shawky, Indian director Priyadarshan and Bangladesh’s Rubaiyat Hossain.
International Film Festival of India (IFFI), takes place in Goa from November 20-28 every year. It was founded in 1952 and is known to be one of the most significant film festival in Asia. IFFI was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now be held from January 16 to January 24.
A total of 224 films will be screened under different sections at the 51st edition, which will be organised in a hybrid format in the wake of the pandemic.