On the occasion of the 50th year of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the festival will have a special section which celebrates some of the most outstanding films which have won the Best Film award at the Academy Awards also known as the Oscars.
The section has been named as the Oscar Retrospective. The films to be showcased in this section include Casablanca by Michael Curtiz, Gone With the Wind by Victor Fleming, Ben Hur and The Best Years of our Lives by William Wyler, All About Eve by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean.
It also has The Sound of Music by Robert Wise, The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola, The Silence of the Lambs by Jonathan Demme, and Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis.
All these films have not only won the Best Film award but also had been nominated in other categories at the Oscars and have among them won quite a number of awards.
"IFFI always has been a platform that celebrates films from across the world and the festival take this opportunity to pay humble respect to some of the classics of all time made by some of the most respected names of the Hollywood industry," an official press release said.
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