IFFI makes films 'accessible' to differently-abled people

As a rare gesture, the IFFI film festival shows a noble gesture towards the differently-abled film lovers by coming up with something unique to help them get access to certain movies.
Written By Aravind Peesapati | Updated: November 18, 2019 11:57 IST
IFFI makes films 'accessible' to differently-abled people

The primary aim of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is to entertain the movie buffs. Even to entertain the differently-abled movie lovers, the organizers screen some films with audio description, under the section, 'Accessible India- Accessible Films.' The accessible screenings allow the differently-abled people to immerse themselves into a cinematic experience through the audio descriptions.

These audio descriptions will translates, visuals and non-dialogue segments to audio format. This gives people to make their own cinema in their minds. The films which got selected for this category are Lage Raho Munna Bhai, MS Dhoni, and Questao De Confusao.
All three movies are quite popular among the audience and it will be a unique experience for the differently-abled persons to watch them through these Accessible Screenings. Held every year in Goa, this year's edition of IFFI starts on the 20th of November and continues till the 28th of November. Over 200 films made in 76 countries are gearing up for their screenings at the festival. Thousands of delegates across the globe are coming down to Goa to attend this prestigious film festival.