Mr. John Bailey, Cinematographer and Ex. President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will chair the International Jury of 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). French filmmaker Mr Robin Campillo who was additionally a member of the Cannes International Jury 2019, famend Chinese filmmaker Mr Zhang Yang and Ms Lynne Ramsay, who is among the main lights of younger British cinema would be the co-jurors. Eminent Filmmaker, Mr. Ramesh Sippy is the Indian member within the International Jury.
The Golden Jubilee version of International Film Festival of India has one of the best lot of 15 movies representing 20 nations competing for the coveted Golden Peacock Award. The choice has been comprised of over 700 entries. Pema Tseden’s Balloon (China), Ali Aydin’s Chronology (Turkey), Andreas Horvath’s Lillian (Austria), Wagner Moura’s Marighella (Brazil), Hans Petter Moland’s Out Stealing Horses (Norway|Sweden|Denmark), Blaise Harrison’s Particles (France|Switzerland), Gregor Bozic’s Stories from the Chestnut Woods (Slovenia), Yosep Anggi Noen’s The Science of Fictions(Indonesia | Malaysia | France), Erdenebileg Ganbold’s Steed (Mongolia), Kristóf Deák’s Hungarian Film Captives and Ben Rekhi’s Philippines movie Watch List are in Competition. Films from Female filmmakers within the Competition part embody Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone and Mahnaz Mohammadi’s Son-Mother. Marathi movie Mai Ghat: Crime No. 103/2005 directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan and Malayalam movie Jallikattu directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery are the 2 Indian movies competing at 50th IFFI.