The Jury for both Feature and Non-Feature segment of Indian Panorama of IFFI-2008 on Friday presented their reports and recommendations to the Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting , Anand Sharma .
The seven member Jury for Feature Films, headed by K. N. T. Sastry, has recommended 25 films in all after screening 104 films.
‘Pulijanmam’ (Malayalam), the winner of Best Feature Film awards during 54th National Film Awards gets automatic entry into Indian Panorama in addition to the above films. The Jury has recommended ‘Yarwing’ a film in Kokborok language of Tripura as the inaugural film for Indian Panorama. ‘Kanachivaram’ (Tamil) and ‘Mahasatta’ (Marathi) have been recommended for the Competition Section of International Film Festival of India-2008.
The Jury for Non-Feature Films has recommended 20 films out of 82 entries.