121Films

from 53 Countries

Opening Film


THREE FLOORS
by Nanni Moretti
(Cannes Festival 2021, Palme d’Or nominee)

Closing Film

VORTEX
by Gaspar Noé
(San Sebastián International Film Festival 2021 winner)

19th CIFF Overview

World Cinema

Tamil Feature Film Competition

Spectrum of Iranian Cinema

Retrospective of Director
Caroline Link
(German)

Coming of Age – French
Cinema

Country Focus (Korea)

Indian Panorama

Malayalam Cinema

 Highlights of 19th CIFF

 

 Oscar Nominations and Selections

  1. A Hero – Iranian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards
  2. When Pomegranates Howl – Australian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards
  3. Yuni – Indonesian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards
  4. A Taxi Driver – South Korea’s submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards

CANNES Film Festival – Winners

  1. A Hero, Iran
  2. Lamb, Iceland
  3. Memoria, Thailand
  4. Feathers, Greece

BERLIN International Film Festival – Winners:

  1. Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, Czech Republic – GOLDEN BEAR winner
  2. Introduction, South Korea – SILVER BEAR winner
  3. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy, Japan
  4. Brother’s Keeper, Turkey
  5. Natural Light, Hungary
  6. The Girl and The Spider, Switzerland

Master Class

6 sessions conducted by South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce with eminent personalities from the film industry.

Our Team

   

     Sivan Kannan

      Chairman

    B Ramakrishnan

      Vice Chairman

   Emanadar Thangaraj

    Festival Director

About CIFF

ICAF started organizing CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF) from the year 2003. Striving to be in par with the best International Film Festivals across the globe, CIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Indian Panorama films to the cinema loving city of Chennai, just as it showcases the best of Tamil films to the world.

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