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Mumbai ( Maharashtra) : Mediapersons, who wish to attend the events of the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa, in the online format may register themselves now.  This process is for those who want to participate at the festival virtually – through the digital medium from November 20 to November 28, 2021. Registration may be done via the link given below.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the nature of 52nd edition of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest film festival will be hybrid and there will be opportunities to attend festival related activities virtually.  A large number of film screening will be online. That apart, all press conferences will be live-streamed on PIB India YouTube Channel youtube.com/pibindia. There will be provision for journalists to ask questions online during press conferences.

Media persons above 21 years age as on January 1, 2021, can be accredited for attending the film festival. Registration for Media is free. Accredited mediapersons will be intimated through email /SMS, along with login credentials for attending the festival virtually. The virtual registration provided to media delegates is not transferable. Further, this event is only restricted to the virtual platform of the 52nd IFFI and cannot be used for physical presence at the festival venue. Media delegates who wish to attend the 52nd edition of IFFI in person can register here: https://my.iffigoa.org/extranet/media/

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. Held annually, currently in the state of Goa, the festival aims at providing a common platform for the cinemas of the world to project the excellence of the film art; contributing to the understanding and appreciation of film cultures of different nations in the context of their social and cultural ethos; and promoting friendship and cooperation among people of the world. The festival is conducted jointly by the Directorate of Film Festivals (under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI) and the state Government of Goa., according to a PIB release.

All relevant updates of 52nd IFFI can be accessed on the festival website www.iffigoa.org, on social media handles of IFFI on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and also on social media handle of PIB Goa and PIB Mumbai. The festival brochure will be available online.