Bhubaneswar6/11/21:: Odisha’s lone woman filmmaker Lipika Singh Darai’s latest film ‘Backstage’ has been selected for screening in the Indian Panorama section of the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from November 20-28.
‘Backstage’ by four-time National Award winner Darai, is an 85-minute documentary, produced by the Films Division on Odisha’s fading forms of puppetry.
The IFFI today announced the selection of films for the Indian Panorama section to be screened during its 52nd edition in Goa, said an official press release of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
The festival is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Goa, from November 20- 28, 2021.
The selected films will be showcased to all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films during the 9 days long film festival in Goa.
The primary aim of the Indian Panorama is to select the feature and non-feature films of cinematic, thematic, and aesthetic excellence for the promotion of film art through the non-profit screening of these films under different categories.
Since its inception, the Indian Panorama has been completely devoted to showcasing the best Indian films of the year.
The selection Jury comprised of eminent filmmakers and film personalities from across the Indian cine-world.
The eminent Jury Panels, both feature, and non-feature exercise their individual expertise and contribute evenly to the consensus that leads to a selection of Indian Panorama films