Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday inspected the infrastructure being prepared to host the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji from November 20 to 28. Sawant was accompanied by North Goa collector Mamu Hege and other officials as he reviewed the preparations for the premiere film festival being organized by the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), a special purpose vehicle of the state government. Ranveer Singh honored with Etoile d’Or Award at Marrakech International Film Festival, actor shared pictures on Instagram
Sawant also visited the make shift arrangement made for this. film market, which is situated here on the banks of Mandovi river. The CM told reporters, “The delegates are enthusiastic to participate in this film festival, which is happening in a big way after the COVID-19 pandemic. All the venues have been inspected and the work is on the right track.” Chhelo Show: India’s official Oscar entry now heads to Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Film Fest.
He said the representatives would start reaching the state from November 18. ESG Governing Body member Sharmad Raiturkar said the festival has a special ‘Goan section’ which will showcase ten short films and feature films. “There will be special masterclasses for filmmakers from Goa, which are special by-invitation events. Well-known personalities from the Hindi and Marathi film industry will address the masterclasses,” Raiturkar said.
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