OUR PROUD WINNERS

BEST FEATURE FILM

LE LOTTA

Citation: For its ironical look at the tragedies, and joy of small town youth and for a presentation that constantly surprises and delights the spectator with its storytelling.

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

SAX IN THE CITY

Citation: For a lyrical journey through the lanes of memories, musicians and Music to discover the magic of Sax in the city of Bombay.

BEST SHORT FILM

DAYS OF AUTUMN

Citation: For quite cinematic meditation on absence and ageing, it creates a small universe forlorn yet hopeful.

BEST SCRIPTWRITER(FEATURE FILM)

RUPAK DAS

NAYANITA SEN DATTA

NILANJAN DATTA

FILM: - HEAD HUNTER

Citation: For a moving yet non-dramatic unfolding of a story of exploitative forces unleashed against Man and Nature.

BEST ACTOR (FEATURE FILM)

MOKSHA SAHAM

FILM: - THE HEAD HUNTER

Citation: For a convincing portrayal of a man’s first encounter with civilization.

BEST ACTRESS (FEATURE FILM)

URMILA MAHANTA

FILM: - BOKUL

Citation: For a strong portrayal of a woman living on her own term in a hostile environment.

BEST DIRECTOR (FEATURE FILM)

MANISH MITRA

FILM: -LE LOTTA

Citation: For evolving his own cinematic style to represent the local realities of Dhanbad in a manner effervescent yet tongue-in-cheek.

SPECIAL JURY AWARD (DOCUMENTARY)

JIUTIYA

Citation: For Visually captivating and multi dimensional approach which goes beyond historical facts and figures.

SPECIAL JURY AWARD

JIUTIYA

Citation: For visually captivating and multi dimensional approach which goes beyond historical facts and figures.

SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR ENSEMBLE CAST

LE LOTTA

Citation: To the actors for a rocking uninhibited and endearing performance etching out unforgettable characters.