The International Film Festival India (IFFI) – Goa happens every year from 20th to 28th November.
Since its beginnings in 1952 the IFFI has been the biggest event of its type in India. Subsequent IFFI’s were held in New Delhi. From the 3rd edition in January 1965, IFFI’s became competitive. In 2004 the IFFI was moved to Goa. Since then the IFFI has been an annual event and competitive.
IFFI aims to nurture, encourage and inspire Indian cinema and introduce it to the world outside as well as the many audiences that coexist in this vast and diverse country.
Many Goan films also participate in IFFI. Both National and International film directors and producers, actors and actresses descend in Goa for this 10 day mega event. Film screenings are held at the INOX multiplex, Kala Academy and film related cultural programmes are organized at various places in the State.