The 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), was held in Goa in a hybrid format from November 20-28, 2021, screened international films drawn from 73 countries at the festival.
The festival is conducted jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals (under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting) and the state Government of Goa.
In 52nd 'International Film Festival of India':
The King of all the World’ (El Rey de Todo El Mundo), Directed by- Carlos Saura
Mid fest film:
The Power of the Dog, Directed by- Jane Campion
‘A Hero’, Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
List of Award Winners of the 52nd International Film Festival of India:
Golden Peacock Award:
Golden Peacock Award for Best Film:
Japanese Film ‘Ring Wandering’, Directed by- Masakazu Kaneko
Silver Peacock Award:
Silver Peacock Award for Best Director:
Václav Kadrnka (Czech Director), for ‘Saving One Who Is Dead’, a Czech film
Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Male):
Indian and Marathi Actor, Jitendra Joshi, for the film ‘Godavari’
Silver Peacock Award for Best Actor (Female):
Angela Molina (Spanish Actor), for her role as Charlotte in the film Charlotte (directed by Simon Franco)
Silver Peacock for Special Jury Award: (Both the film and the individual shared the award)
- Special Jury Award for Film: Marathi film Godavari by Nikhil Mahajan
- Special Jury Award for Best Actress: Actress Renata Carvalho, for the movie ‘The First fallen’ by Brazilian Film maker Rodrigo de Oliveira
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Special Mention from the International Competition Jury:
Russian film The DORM / Obschaga by Director Roman Vasyanov
Best Debut Feature Film of a Director:
Director Mari Alessandrini’s Zahorí
Special Mention from the Jury in the Debut Feature Film Competition Category:
The Wealth of the World / La Riqueza del Mundo (Spanish film), by debut director and actor Simon Farriol
ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Award:
‘Lingui, The Sacred Bonds’ by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
The film was co-produced by Belgium France Germany and was made in Arabic and French.
About: The ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award is being given to a film that best reflects Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of peace, tolerance and non-violence.
Indian Film Personality of the Year Award 2021:
- Lyricist Prasoon Joshi
- Bollywood actor Hema Malini
Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award at IFFI 52:
- Hungarian Filmmaker, Istvan Szabo
- Hollywood Filmmaker, Martin Scorsese
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. It is held annually.