The film was selected for the 14th International Film Festival to be held between December 11 and 18 at Trivandrum in Kerala. Out of the 20 Indian films selected for the festival, Sontha Ooru is the only Telugu movie. Speaking on the occasion, the producers Y Ravidrababu and K Basireddy say, “We are very happy that our film is being screened in the internationally acclaimed Kerala International Film Festival."
The movie Sontha Ooru, directed and produced by P Sunil Kumar Reddy, has been selected for IFFK. Raja, Teertha and LB Sriram played the lead roles in the film. The film was earlier screened at Mumbai International Film Festival.