The 52nd Indian International Film Festival (IFFI) congratulates 75 young moviegoers at its event held in Panaji, Goa on Sunday. Addressing the congratulatory ceremony and inaugurating India @ 75, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said: “To all ’75 young creative minds in India ‘, you are the 1st group with a lot of responsibility and have been selected to feed you become the honor of this country, congratulations. “
The special category “75 young creative minds of tomorrow” was created to encourage filmmakers under 35 to submit their films. Founded in 1952, IFFI is one of Asia’s premier film festivals, providing a true platform for the exchange of ideas between young minds and established figures from the film industries around the world.
The permanent destination of the IFFI was made in Goa in 2004 at the initiative of the former Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar. IFFI is jointly conducted by the Goa State Government and the Film Festivals Directorate under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
In accordance with COVID-19 protocols, the film festival takes place in a hybrid format. (ANI)
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