Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala State Chalachithra Academy has opened entries for the 24th International Film Festival of Kerala which will be held from December 6 to 13. The entries have to be submitted online through website www.iffk.in by September 10.
Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, a Kerala Government Institution to promote cinema conducts International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) every year. A competition section for the films from Asian and African and Latin American countries is the highlight of the festival. The Golden Crow Pheasant Award with a cash prize INR 15 lakhs (approximate 30,000 US dollars) for the best feature film to be shared equally between the director and the producer.
Entries have been invited for International Competition, Malayalam Cinema, Indian Cinema and World Cinema sections. Films from African, Latin American and Asian Countries is also considered for the International competition.
The Academy is guided by the motto that Cinema should contribute to the complete development of human being, both as an individual and as a social being.