The award of three-day Cinemaking International Film festival has been announced.
‘The Single Tumbler’ from Sri Lanka was awarded the Best International Film while ‘A biography of Nazrul’ directed by Ferdous Khan bagged ‘Best Bangladeshi Full-length film’ award.
The festival started on December 24 in the outskarts of the capital ciry Dhaka and ended on December 26.
CIFF founder and Festival Director Monjurul Islam Megh informed that 150 films from 54 countries and 27 films from Bangladesh has been selected for competition in 11 categories in this time. Among them, 17 international films were awarded as best award from eight competition categories.
Ten international best awards were given in the main competition section for International Feature film Competition.
“Girl and the Sea” directed by Azizzhan Zairov and Mukhamed Mamyrbekov from Kazakhstan were announced as Best Asian film while Apurba Kishor Bir won Best Asian director for “Antardhwani” from India.
“I’Father’, directed by Mark Norfolk from Kosovo was selected as Best European Film while Gultekin Bayir bagged Best European Director for “Bir Denizcinin Dogum Gunu” from Turkey.
Yashpal Sharma for acting in the “Mooso the Mouse” and Swapna Pati for acting in the “Antardhwani” from India were awarded as Best International Actor and Best International Actress respectively.
“The Final Code” from Italy will receive the Best Original Score while Best Cinematography for “Boluomi” from Taiwan and Best Screenplay for “Colorless Dreams” from Uzbekistan were announced in the competition.
“Endless Walk” directed by Yan Paing Htum from Myanmar bagged the title of Best international mobile film while Best Bangladeshi mobile was film “Mother” directed by Anondo Khaled.
“The Fiber” directed Nubelia Leyva Ferrer and Sorangel Solano Clever from Cuba gained the title of Best International Short film while the festival announced Best Bangladeshi short film “Separation” directed by Aparajita Sangita.
Best International Documentary were “A Gift from God” directed by Jorgen Lorentzen, Nafise Ozkal Lorentzen from Norway while Best International Kids award were achieved by Filmmaker Sandro Kintsureshvili for “Take It” from Georgia.
The festitival was organised by Dhaka Festival while Festival Partner was Mashud moncho and Rushda Film.
Source: United News of Bangladesh