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Jaipur International Film Festival Releases list of films in Competition Category

by RajasthanDirect
Oct 29, 2015

Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF), which has established itself into the world of International Cinema, has today released the first list of films in competition category.

A total of 87 films have been included in this list. The list has maximum films, totaling 20 from India while USA (15 Films) ranks second and Germany (9Films) at third. Besides India, the remaining 67 films are from Germany, USA, Canada, Spain, France, China, Finland, Austria, Singapore, Iran, Ireland, England, Poland, Israel and Switzerland.

The selectors have chosen these films from 1711 entries received so far. This list of selected films includes 13 feature films, 13 Documentary Feature Films, 09 Short Documentary Films, 12 Animation Short Films, 35 Short fiction films and 3 Feature, 1 Documentary Feature and 1 Animation Feature film have been selected for special screening.

These films have been selected by a selection board of 20 members of which 13 are Indian and 07 are from abroad.

Some of the selected feature films are Teenkahon ( Three Obsessions) (Bengali – India ), Ek Hota Vaalya (Marathi- India), My Enemies (Canada), Until Ahmed Returns (Iran), Wildlike (America), Absolution (Finland & Ireland).

The second and final list of selected films will be released in November this year.

The JIFF people are extremely happy with the number of entries. In comparison to last year, this year there is an increase of 30% in the number of entries. This clearly indicates that JIFF is gaining worldwide reputation and prestige.

Source from : rajasthannews1

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