The second leg of the twenty fifth Worldwide Movie Competition of Kerala (IFFK) might be held in Kochi from February 17.
As many as 80 movies might be screened in six theatres in Ernakulam underneath eight classes. The classes embody Indian Cinema Now, Malayalam Cinema Right now, Homage, and World Cinema.
A complete of twenty-two movies might be screened within the World Cinema class. Thomas Vinterberg’s One other Spherical, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Spouse of a Spy, Ahmad Bahrami’s The Wasteland, and Kaouther Ben Hania’s The Man Who Bought His Pores and skin are among the many movies to be screened within the class.
Strict COVID protocols might be adopted all through the competition. Movies might be screened at Saritha, Savitha, Sangeetha, Sridhar, Kavitha and Padma Display 1 cinemas.
There might be a free COVID check for delegates, officers, volunteers and responsibility employees on February 15, 16 and 17 at Saritha-Savitha-Sangeetha theatre complicated. The Kerala State Chalachithra Academy (KSCA), together with the Well being Division, will perform the check procedures.
Ajoy Chandran, Secretary, KSCA, mentioned that delegates might additionally bear testing at authorised personal labs and hospitals 48 hours previous to the beginning of the fest and submit the unfavorable certificates to gather their passes. The distribution of delegate passes and competition kits will start on February 15. There might be particular antigen check counters and go distribution counters on the complicated.