Since 1952, India has hosted 42 International Film Festivals, both competitive and noncompetitive. These festivals became annual events from 1975 onwards. The next festival, which includes a competition for feature films by directors from All Continents will be held in Goa and is the 43rd edition. The Festival is being organised by the IFFI Secretariat for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Goa and the Indian Film Industry. The Festival is recognised by the International Federation of Film Producers' Associations (FIAPF).
Story first published: Monday, November 19, 2012, 8:21 [IST]