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38th International Film Festival of India

The 38th International Film Festival of India was held from November 23 - December 3 2007 in Goa.[1] Hungarian cinema was the "Country Focus" in this edition.[2] Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta was the chief guest for this edition.[3] [4]

38th International Film Festival of India
Awarded forBest of World cinema
Presented byDirectorate of Film Festivals
Presented onDecember 3 2007
Official websitewww.iffigoa.org
Highlights
Best Feature Film"The Wall"
Lifetime achievement"Dilip Kumar" and "Lata Mangeshkar"

Contents

WinnersEdit

  • Best Film: Golden Peacock Award: "The Wall" by "Lin Chih Ju" (Taiwanese film)
  • Life Time Achievement Award: "Dilip Kumar" and "Lata Mangeshkar"
  • Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock Award: "Golam Rabanny Biplab" for "On The Wings of Dreams" (Bangladeshi film)
  • Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock Award: Actor: for Julia Urbini for "More Than Anything In The World" (Mexican film)
  • Silver Peacock Award for the Most Promising Asian Director:"Pongpat Wachirabunjong" for "Me... Myself" (Thai film).[4]

Official selectionsEdit

Special screeningsEdit

Opening filmEdit

  • "4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days" by "Cristian Mungiun" (Romanian film).[5]

Closing filmEdit

  • "Fados" by "Carlos Saura" (Portugal-Spain film).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "38TH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA". iffi.nic.in.
  2. ^ "Directorate of Film Festival" (PDF). iffi.nic.in.
  3. ^ "English Releases".
  4. ^ a b "Taiwan film wins Golden Peacock". 4 December 2007 – via www.thehindu.com.
  5. ^ "38th International Film Festival to begin in Goa". 23 November 2007 – via The Economic Times.