49th edition of the festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries which reflects diversity of taste.
International Competition section has 15 films out of which 3 are Indian.
Competition section itself represents films produced and co-produced by 22 countries.
Festival Kaleidoscope section carries 20 critically acclaimed international films that have been to major film festivals and majority of them being multiple award winners.
This is one of the most sought after sections of the festival that showcases best and top films of the year.
World Panorama section has 67 films which are specially curated for the festival.
This includes 4 World Premiers, 2 International Premiers, 15 Asia Premiers and 60 India Premiers.
This year World Panorama section presents 15 films which are Oscar submissions from respective countries.Wild at Heart Master in His Craft: Retrospective section of Ingmar Bergman: 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth.
On this occasion when 100-Year Jubilee is in full swing across the globe, IFFI showcases best 7 films of his career.
A documentary on Bergman titled “Bergman Island” directed by Marie Nyrerod which presents the master behind the camera has also been included in this section.
The official opening of this section is scheduled on 21st with Panel discussion followed by the screening of ‘Wild Strawberries’.