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212 films from 68 countries for screening in IFFI 2018

The upcoming International Film Festival in India, to be held in Goa, will screen 212 films from 68 countries.

The festival will open with Laine Landey's "Esperan Books," based on a novel written by the respected writer Henry James. The star actors, including Dennis Rice-Myers, Julie Richardson, Julia Robbins, Morgan Polanski and Nicholas Howe, will be present on the opening day of the event, which will run between The dates are 20-28 November.

"The international competition has 15 films out of three of them Indian, it is a mandatory thing that lasts a period of time .. and the competition section represents films produced and renovated by 22 different countries" Director Chaitanya Prasad said.

Israel was chosen as the focus of the event, which will include a package of films from the Middle East, added Persad.

"In terms of countries, the international segment has about 144 international films from 68 countries, there are 15 films that have won the Golden Peacock Award, we have two premiere creators who have come to the International Article Competition," he said.

"There are two international debutresses, 15 Asian debutresses and about 60 Indian premieres," Prasad said, adding that 15 films screened at the event will also be screened at the Oscars.

The festival will also feature a retrospective of the famous Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.

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