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14th CIFF will finally begin on 5th January 2017

Due to Ex CM Selvi J. Jayalalithaa’a death, 14th Chennai International Film Festival was postponed, now on full swing it’s going to start on January 5th – 12th 2017. The eight-day film festival will feature the best films from few countries. 14th CIFF which is dedicated in memory of our beloved former Chief Minister Selvi J. Jayalalitaa of Tamil Nadu – Puratchi Thalaivi Amma.

The venues are:  Casino Theatre, Inox 2 & 3, Palazzo Cinemas at Forum Vijaya Mall – Screen 1, RKV Film & TV Institute at Vadapalani and Russian Culture Centre

E. Thangaraj – Festival Director of the Chennai International Film Festival says, “We will have a freewheeling discussion with filmmakers who attend the festival every day. The festival will be an opportunity for the audience to interact with filmmakers at a more personal level”

Categories in 14th CIFF:

  1. World Cinema
  2. Country Focus – Brazil, Luxembourg and Iran
  3. Films from Asian Film Awards Academy
  4. New Talents from Germany
  5. Martin Scorsese presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema
  6. Today’s Talents – French Films
  7. Indian Panorama
  8. Tamil Film Competition
  9. Short Films made by students of MGR Govt. Film & TV Institute – Chennai
  10. Short Films made by students of BOFTA – Chennai
  11. Special screenings of Tamil Films

The festival will be presenting 2 Tamil films as Homage to our beloved former Chief Minister Selvi J. Jayalalitaa of Tamil Nadu – Puratchi Thalaivi Amma

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