The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) on Sunday announced a special section for Goan films and five Goan films will be screened during the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
ESG Vice Chairman Subhash Faldesai said that five films will be screened in the section that will be part of the festival and noted film personalities were brought to shortlist them.
Three member jury chaired by filmmaker and actor S V Rajendra Singh Babu along with Prashantanu Mohapatra (cinematographer) and Pramod Pawar (actor and filmmaker) as its members had selected the films for the section which includes seven non-feature films and one feature film, Faldesai said.
The premier section will showcase following films:
Konkani film "Gagan", a 24-minute non-feature short film produced by Suraj Kerkar and directed by Brijesh Kakodkar that speaks of the broken relationship between a father and a son;
"Limits", a marathi 36 minute duration non-feature film which is produced and directed by Vardhan Kamat and tevolves around two female protagonists working in a corporate jobs in a metropolitian city of India
"Kupamcho Daryo" , a 19-minute Konkani non-feature film backed by Arjun Shinde and directed by Himanshu Singh.
The only feature film "D'Costa House", produced by Dr Mrs Pramod Salgaoncar and directed by Jitendra Shikerkar, is Konkani film.
"Paul 10" , a 19-minute-long Konkani film, will be screened under special Goan section.