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IFFI-2015 to bring Oscar treat for film lovers

Panaji, November 19: Creating a benchmark of showcasing exceptional films from the world cinema, International Film Festival of India-2015 (IFFI), starting here from tomorrow, will screen a stellar line-up of official Academy Award entries from 
26 countries.

The festival will also feature 120 premieres in different sections, which will represent spectacular International films, according to an IFFI release.

Argentina's Oscar entry and this year's biggest Argentinean box office hit, "The Clan" will be the Closing Film of IFFI 2015. 

The film has recently won Silver Lion Award at the Venice Film festival.

This year, out of 15 films in the International Competition, five films are official Oscar entries from different countries, the sources said.

Organised by Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in collaboration with Government of Goa and Entertainment Society of Goa, the 46th edition of IFFI will be held here from November 20-30.

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