25 September, 2020
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The 51st annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which was earlier scheduled to start on November 20, 2020, in Goa has now been postponed to 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 51st edition of the annual film festival will not be conducted in a virtual and physical format.
IFFI was founded in 1952 and since then it has been one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. The festival is held annually currently in Goa, on the western coast of the country.
It aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world in order to project the excellence of film art which contributes to the understanding and appreciation of the film cultures of different nations in the context of their cultural and social ethos.
The International Film Festival in India has been conducted jointly by the state government of Goa and the Directorate of Film Festivals (under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting).
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