The Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) on Saturday released its first list of films to be screened at the festival, JIFF spokesperson Rajendra Boda said. As many as 101 films from all over the country and abroad were able to find a place. These films were selected from among 1,664 applications received from about 100 countries, Boda said.
The list has 36 films from India, followed by USA with 11 and 7 from Germany. Other films are from as diverse places as Russia, China, Romania, South Africa, Serbia, Peru, Pakistan, Mexico, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Spain, France, Austria, Singapore, Iran, England, Poland and Switzerland, and other countries.
Some of the films are The Golden Age from USA/India, Like Crazy from Italy, Bach in Brazil from Brazil/Germany, La Isla from Morocco, Klezmer from Poland, Hitler’s Hollywood from Germany, Train Driver’s Diary from Serbia, Mahemir from Pakistan, among others.
The list of selected films includes 21 Feature Fiction Films, 13 Documentary Feature Films, 14 Short Documentary Films, 3 Animation Short Films and 50 Short fiction films. The second and final list will be released in the second week of December. JIFF is scheduled to be held in Jaipur from January 7 to 11, 2017.