Kamal, Aamir Khan to inaugurate CIFF

Aamir Khan and Kamal Haasan will participate in the opening ceremony of the eleventh edition of the Chennai International Film Festival organised by the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF).

The festival will be held between 12 and 19 December. A total of 163 films from 58 countries will be screened in the festival. The movies will be screened at eight screens in five venues.

Addressing media persons, S Thangaraj, festival directoir, said, ‘ the CIFF has grown big. It provides an unique opportunity for movie-lovers to catch many movies at a nominal cost.’

‘We also have retrospectives of Goran Paskaljevic from Serbia (seven films), French filmmaker Claire Denis (five films) and Istvan Szabo from Hungary (three films) and we have a special section showcasing six films from contemporary Turkey apart from a country focus on Taiwan and Iran,’ Thangaraj added.