Atom Egoyan Gets “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” @ IFFI 2017

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:  Atom Egoyan

INDIAN FILM PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR: Shri. Amitabh Bachchan

SCHEDULE

OPENING FILM

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  1. Beyond The Clouds

Dir.: Majid Majidi

(India / 2017/ 120/ DCP)

Festival Participation and awards: TIFF 2017, Busan 2017

Premiere Status: South Asia Premiere

CLOSING FILM

 

  1. Thinking Of Him

Dir.: Pablo Cesar

(India/Argentina / 2017 /  / DCP)

Premiere Status: World Premiere 

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

  1. Ana, mon amour

Dir.: Cãlin Peter Netzer

(Romania-Germany-France / 2017 / 125 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards: Berlin International Film Festival (Outstanding Artistic Contribution), Cartagena Film Festival , Jerusalem Film Festival

Premiere Status: India Premiere

  1. BPM (120 battements par minute)

Dir.: Robin Campillo

(France / 2017 / 144 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Cannes film Festival, Won the Grand Prix at Cannes, Nominated for Palme d’Or at Cannes, Country submission for the Best Foreign language film for the Oscars

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

Angels Wear White

Dir.: Vivian Qu

(China / 2017 / 107 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Official Competition in Venice Film Festival and  BFI London Film Festival

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidèle)

Dir.: Michaël R. Roskam

(Belgium-Netherlands-France / 2017 / 130 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  TIFF 2017, Country submission for the Best Foreign language film for the Oscars

       Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Dark Skull (Viejo Calavera)

Dir.: Kiro Russo

(Bolivia-Qatar / 2017 / 80 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (International Competition),Cartagena Film Festival (Best Film – Mejor Película), Indie Lisboa International Independent Film Festival(International Competition), Locarno International Film Festival (Special Mention – Filmmakers of the Present), Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Best Latin American Film), RiverRun International Film Festival (Best Cinematography)

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Freedom (Freiheit)

Dir.: Jan Speckenbach

(Germany-Slovakia / 2017 / 100 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards: Official Competition in Locarno International Film Festival & Sao Paulo Film Festival

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. The Great Buddha +

Dir.: Huang Hsin-Yao

(Taiwan / 2017 / 102/ DCP)

Festival Participation and awards: TIFF 2017 (NETPAC Award), Taipei International Film festival (Audience award) and Golden Horse Film Festival (10 Nominations – Awards to be held)

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Blank 13

Dir.: Takumi Saito

(Japan / 2017 / 70 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Shanghai International Film Festival (Best Director)

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Marionette

Dir.: Lee Han-Uk

(South Korea / 2017 / DCP)

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Still Night Still Light (Mes Nuit Feront Echo)

Dir.: Sophie Goyette

(Canada-China-Mexico / 2017 / 98 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Valladoid Film Festival

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Shuttle Life (Fen Bei Ren Sheng)

Dir.: Tan Seng Kiat

(Malaysia / 2017 / 91 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Shanghai International Film Festival (Asia New Talent Award), Malaysian Film Festival (Special Jury Award), Golden Horse Film festival

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. A Man of Integrity (Lerd)

Dir.:Mohammad Rasoulof

(Iran / 2017 / 117 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  Cannes 2017, Chicago IFF, Jerusalem IFF, Hamburg IFF, Golden Apricot IFF, Won Un Certain Regard at Cannes, Siver Hugo Best Screenplay at Chicago IFF and the FIPRESCI Prize.

Premiere Status: India Premiere

 

  1. Kachcha Limbu

Dir.: Prasad Oak

(India-Marathi / 2017 / 110 / DCP)

 

  1. Take Off

Dir.: Mahesh Narayan

(India-Malayalam / 2017 / 139 / DCP)

 

  1. Village Rockstars

Dir.: Rima Das

(India-Assamese / 2017 / 87 / DCP)

Festival Participation and awards:  TIFF 2017, Mumbai Film Festival – Best Film, San Sebastian Film Festival

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