A gander at who won what at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa.
The 51st release of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held its pined for grant service on the end day of the celebration on Sunday in Goa. While Danish World War II dramatization Into the Darkness won the Golden Peacock Award, Tzu-Chuan Liu and Zofia Stafiej won the top acting distinctions.
During the end ceremony, 51st IFFI jury executive Pablo Cesar stacked commendation on the movies in rivalry this year. “We are very happy with the wide and varied themes showcased in the films selected for the festival, especially those that make us reflect on individual freedoms, rights of children and all the people of this world, empowerment of women and memories of things that some people have done which we are sure we never want to happen again. Thank you IFFI for selection of films which are rich in content and aesthetic search,” Cesar said through a video message.
Here is a look at the winners of 51st IFFI:
Golden Peacock Award – Into the Darkness
Silver Peacock Award for Best Actor – Male – Tzu-Chuan Liu, The Silent Forest
Silver Peacock Award for Best Actor – Female – Zofia Stafiej, I Never Cry
Silver Peacock Award for Best Director – Chen-Nien Ko, The Silent Forest
Best Debut Director Award – Cássio Pereira dos Santos, Valentina
Special Mention Award – Kripal Kalita, Bridge
Special Jury Award – Kamin Kalev, February
ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award – Ameen Nayfeh’s 200 Meters
Indian Personality of the Year Award – Biswajit Chatterjee
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