PANAJI: British film ‘Catching Dust’ will be opening at 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28. American film ‘The Featherweight’ will be the closing movie, whereas Turkish film About Dry Grasses will be the midfest movie.
This was disclosed by Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said at the curtain raiser press conference of IFFI 2023 in New Delhi. He said, Hollywood star Michael Douglas will be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI this year.
During the 9-day festival, more than 270 films will be showcased. 198 films will be shown in International Section including 13 world premiers. Indian Panorama section will showcase 25 feature films and 20 non-feature films from India. The opening Film in the feature section is a Malayalam film, Aattam, and in the non-feature section is Andro Dreams from Manipur.