The 8th Goa State Film Festival will get underway on the 5th of August, 2016. The three day festival will be held on 5th, 6th & 7th August respectively. The mega filmy bonanza for Goan film connoisseurs will be organized in association with Department of Information and Publicity.
The festival will showcase Goan regional language movies including Konkani and Marathi.
It is a premier event conducted by ESG once in 2 years. It gives artists, producers & directors an opportunity to showcase and orchestrate their professional excellence in the field of Cinema. ESG being the nodal body in conducting entertainment programmers gives a platform to nurture talent in field of entertainment and help them get recognized in their field of expertise.
The Festival will be inaugurated by Hon. Dy. Chief Minister Francis D’souza. The opening film will be Nachom-ia-Kumpasar. All together 12 Konkani/Marathi movies will be screened during the festival.
The closing ceremony will be graced by the Hon. Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar in presence of the special invitee’s Shri. Sachin Pilgaonkar, Smt. Varsha Usgaonkar, Smt. Mrinal Kulkarni.