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The event has been titled Peace for World. The opening ceremony of the festival will be graced by many filmmakers, actors, diplomats and bureaucrats from around the world. This year, the festival will open with the screening of the critically acclaimed film from Sri Lanka Sri Siddhartha Gautama, directed by Saman Virman. The closing film of the festival will be Israeli film Take Mama, directed by Ariel Cohen.

The festival plans to add a new dimension to Delhi and Indian Cinema. The inaugural edition of the festival witnessed more than 174 films from over 32 countries. This year the festival more than 174 films scheduled to be screened in more than 18 categories of films. Paan Singh Tomar fame filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia said, ‘DIFF 2013 is not only India’s but also world’s first film festival that has so many sections and dimensions to it’.

In their second edition DIFF’s Indian section will showcase 37 Indian Films,  28 Indian feature films, 12 Indian documentaries along with 36 Indian short films. Apart from theses there are 16 films from World Cinema, 15 short movies, 15 Documentaries and 7 films from around the world, 15 short films, 10 NRI films.
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