The 15th Chennai International Film Festival will commence from 14th - 21st December 2017. The preview committee recommended 12 Tamil films and 10 Indian panorama movies to screen at the film festival. The Tamil films are 8 Thottakkal, Aram, Kadugu, Kurangu Bommai, Maanagaram, Magalir Mattum, Manusangada, Oru Kidayin Karunai Manu, Oru Kuppai Kathai, Tharamani, Thupparivalan and Vikram Vedha. The other language films are Newton (Hindi), Railway Children (Kannada), Village Rockstars (Assamese), Take Off (Malayalam), Bisorjon (Bengali), Redu (Marathi), Idak (Marathi), Khyanikaa (Oriya), Juze (Konkan), Sand Paper (Kannada). The festival also screens more than 100 international feature films.