Kerala State Chalachitra Academy release the list of Indian films selected for the 25th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)
Kerala State Chalachitra Academy has announced the list of Indian films selected for screening at the 25th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). From Malayalam, Lijo Jose Pellissery’s ‘Churuli’ and Jayaraj’s ‘Haasayam’ have been selected in the International Competition. Mohit Priyadarshi’s Hindi film ‘Kosa’ and Akshay Indikar’s Marathi film ‘Chronicle of Space’ aka ‘Sthalapuran’ are the other two Indian films in the category.
In a rare instance, Don Palathara’s two films — ‘1956, Central Travancore’ and ‘Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam’ have been selected for screening in two separate categories. While the former finds a place in the Kaleidoscope category, ‘Santhoshathinte Onnam Rahasyam’ is among the 12 films picked in the Malayalam Cinema Today section. Malayalam films ‘Biryaani’ and ‘Vasantha’ are also part of the Kaleidoscope section.
‘Gramavrikshathile Kuyil’, ‘C U Soon’, ‘Love’, ‘Musical Chair’, ‘Attention Please’, ‘Vaanku’, ‘Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam’, ‘Paka’, ‘Paavam Cheyyathavar Kalleriyatte’, ‘Android Kunjappan Version 2.5’ and ‘Kayattam’ are the other films selected for screening in the Malayalam Cinema Today category.
The authorities are planning to host the 25th IFFK from February 12 to 19, if the COVID-19 pandemic eases. The festival, usually held in December every year, was postponed as the usual schedule was impossible in the current situation.