Indian Panorama Announces Official Selection for 53rd IFFI 2022

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New Delhi (22/10/2022): The Indian Panorama, flagship component of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has today announced the selection of 25 feature films and 20 non feature films. The selected films will be showcased at the 53rd IFFI to be held from 20th – 28th November, 2022 in Goa.

The aim of the Indian Panorama, organized by National Film Development Corporation, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, is to select feature and non feature films of cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence in accordance with the conditions and procedure in the said regulations of Indian Panorama.

The selection of the Indian Panorama is made by eminent personalities from the world of cinema from across India comprising of a total of twelve jury members for feature films and six jury members for non-feature films led by the respective chairpersons. Exercising their individual expertise, the eminent jury panels contribute evenly to the consensus that leads to the selection of Indian Panorama films of respective categories.

Feature Films

The Feature Film Jury, comprising twelve members, was headed by acclaimed Director and Editor, Chairperson Vinod Ganatra. The Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, and film-related professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian fraternity:

  1. A. Karthik Raja; Cinematographer
  2. Ananda Jyothi; Musician, Writer and Filmmaker
  3. Dr. Anuradha Singh; Filmmaker and Editor
  4. Ashok Kashyap; Producer, Director and Cinematographer
  5. Enumula Premraj; Director and Screenwriter
  6. Geeta M Gurappa; Sound Engineer
  7. Imo Singh; Producer, Director and Writer
  8. Jugal Debata; Producer, Director and Cinematographer
  9. Sailesh Dave; Producer
  10. Shibu G Sushelan; Producer
  11. V. N. Aditya; Producer, Director and Screenwriter
  12. Vishnu Sharma; Author and Film Critic

A package of 25 Feature films have been selected to be screened in the Indian Panorama section at 53rd IFFI from a broad spectrum of 354 qualifying contemporary Indian feature films. The following package of feature films reflects the vibrancy and diversity of the Indian film industry.

List of 25 feature films selected in the Indian Panorama 2022 is as follows:

 

S.No. Title of the Film Language Director
Mahananda Bengali Arindam Sil
Three of Us Hindi Avinash Arun Dhaware
The Storyteller Hindi Ananth Narayan Mahadevan
Major Hindi Sashi Kiran Tikka
Siya Hindi Manish Mundra
Dhabari Quruvi Irula Priyanandanan
Hadinelentu Kannada Prithvi Konanur
Naanu Kusuma Kannada Krishne  Gowda
Lotus Blooms Maithili Pratik Sharma
Ariyippu Malayalam Mahesh Narayanan
Saudi Vellakka CC.225/2009 Malayalam Tharun Moorthy
Frame Marathi Vikram Patwardhan
Sher Shivraj Marathi Digpal Lanjekar
Ekda Kaay Zala Marathi Dr. Saleel Shrinivas Kulkarni
Pratikshya Oriya Anupam Patnaik
Kurangu Pedal Tamil Kamalakannan S
Kida Tamil RA.Venkat
Jai Bhim Tamil Tha. Se. Gnanavel
Cinema Bandi Telugu Kandregula Praveen
Kudhiram Bose Telugu Vidya Sagar Raju

 

Mainstream Cinema Section

 

The Kashmir Files Hindi Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri
RRR (Roudram Ranam Rudhiram) Telugu S S Rajamouli
Tonic Bengali Avijit Sen
Akhanda Telugu Boyapati Srinivasa Rao
Dharmveer….Mukkam Post Thane Marathi Pravin Vitthal Tarde

 

Feature Film Jury’s choice for the opening feature film of Indian Panorama 2022 is the film ‘Hadinelentu’ (Kannada) directed by Prithvi Konanur.

Non-Feature Films

The Non – Feature Film Jury, comprising six members, was headed by acclaimed Filmmaker, Producer, Writer and National Film Award winner, the chairperson Oinam Doren. The Non-Feature Jury constituted of the following Members who individually represent various acclaimed films, and film-related professions, professions, whereas collectively representing the diverse Indian fraternity:

  1. Chandrasekhar A; Film critic, Journalist and Media Academician
  2. Harish Bhimani, Filmmaker, Scriptwriter, Anchor and, Actor
  3. Manish Saini; Filmmaker, Writer and Editor
  4. P. Umesh Naik; Filmmaker and Journalist
  5. Rakesh Mittal; Film critic, Journalist and Author
  6. Sanskar Desai; Filmmaker, Scriptwriter, Academician

A package of 20 Non-Feature films have been selected to be screened in the Indian Panorama section at 53rd IFFI from a broad spectrum of qualifying 242 contemporary Indian non-feature films in about. The package of non-feature films exemplifies the capacity of the emerging and established filmmakers to document, investigate, entertain and also reflect contemporary Indian values.

List of 20 Non-Feature Films selected in the Indian Panorama 2022 is as follows:

 

S.No. Title of the Film Language Director
Pataal-Tee Bhotiya Mukund Narayan   &

Santosh Singh

Taangh English Bani Singh
Ayushman English Jacob Varghese
Other Ray: Art of Satyajit Ray English Jaydip Mukherjee
Gurujana English Sudipto Sen
Hatibondhu English Kripal Kalita
Clinton English Prithviraj Das Gupta
The Show Must Go On English Divya Cowasji
Khajuraho, Anand Aur Mukti Hindi Ramji Om & Deepika Kothari
Vibhajan Ki Vibhishka Unkahi Kahaniyan Hindi Hitesh Shankar
Fatima Hindi Sourabh Kanti Dutta
Chhu Med Na Yul Med Hindi Munmun Dhalaria
Before I Die Hindi Nakul Dev
Madhyantara Kannada Basti Dinesh Shenoy
Wagro Konkani Sainath S Uskaikar
Veetilekku Malayalam Akhil Dev M
Beyond Blast Manipuri Saikhom Ratan
Rekha Marathi Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe
Yaanam Sanskrit Vinod Mankara
Little Wings Tamil Naveenkumar Muthaiah

 

Jury’s choice for the opening non-feature film of Indian Panorama, 2022 is ‘The Show Must Go On’ (English) directed by Divya Cowasji.

The Indian Panorama was introduced in 1978 as part of the IFFI umbrella to promote Indian Films along with India’s rich culture and heritage with the help of cinematic art. Since its inception, the Indian Panorama has been completely devoted to showcasing the best Indian films of the year. The selected films for Indian Panorama section, with an aim for the promotion of film art through, will also be screened for non-profit screening in international film festivals in India and abroad, Indian Film Weeks held under Bilateral Cultural Exchange Programmes and Specialized Indian Film Festivals outside cultural exchange protocols, and special Indian Panorama festivals in India.

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