ചലച്ചിത്രോത്സവം (IFFK)

21st IFFK- Turkish film "Clash" directed by Mohamed Diabwon bagged the Golden Crow Pheasant award for best film and Yesim Ustaoglu the best director for her film "Clair Obscur"

A Meera Sahib 2016-12-17 04:12:36am

Twenty first edition of international film festival of Kerala(IFFK)  concluded this evening at  Thiruvananthapuram with the declaration and presentation of awards to the winners including Suvarna Chakoram and Rajatha Chakoram. Chief Minister of Kerala ,Pinarayi Vijayan presented the Suvarna Chakoram  award to Turkish film Clash. This film directed  'by Mohamed Diab bagged the Golden Crow Pheasant award for best film. The film, received a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a certificate,the Silver Crow Pheasant award for the best director went to Yesim Ustaoglu for her film Clair Obscur. Minister  for Cultural Affairs A.K. Balan ,Minister for Power  Kadakampally Surendran ,Secretary Cultural Affairs Rani George,Chairperson of the Chalachitra Academy Kamal,Vice Chairperson Bina Paul, Secretary Mahesh Panchu etc participated in the inaugural function and award presentation function. The award winning film ‘Clash ‘was screened. other awardees:

AUDIENCE AWARD : CLASH (Eshtebak)
CLASH (Eshtebak) | Director: Mohamed Diab

    FIPRESCI : BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM WAREHOUSED (Almacenados)

WAREHOUSED (Almacenados) | Director: Jack Zagha For the way in which it challenges the conventional form, content and language of cinema in terms of use of space, narration that reaches beyond cultural, linguistic and time barriers.

    FIPRESCI : BEST MALAYALAM FILM MANHOLE

MANHOLE | Director: Vidhu Vincent For the raw reality with which the film sheds light on the persistent inhumanity of manual scavengers in India, despite its being legally banned, in a cinematically eloquent manner.

    NETPAC : BEST MALAYALAM FILM : KAMMATIPAADAM

KAMMATIPAADAM| Director: Rajeev Ravi for giving an epic dimension to the issues of  friendship, violence and illicit profiteering inherent to gangster films and for masterfully animating genre conventions with social, political urgency.
   
    NETPAC BEST ASIAN FILM : COLD OF KALANDAR

COLD OF KALANDAR | Director: Mustafa Kara for the purity of its cinematic brilliance in bringing out the universality of the struggle between Man and Nature, beauty and danger, love and hope….

    RAJATHA CHAKORAM FOR THE BEST DIRECTOR : Yesim Ustaoglu

CLAIR OBSCUR (Tereddüt) | Director: Yesim Ustaoglu For its subtle, but effective cinematic treatment of a global dimension across social classes from the perspective of psychological wounds affecting women.

    SUWARNA CHAKORAM FOR THE BEST FILM CLASH (Eshtebak)

CLASH (Eshtebak) | Director: Mohamed Diab The Jury unanimously underlines and applauds the excellent cinematographic work, that so aptly explains the historical shock of his country and sketches a living portrait of all the socio-political currents represented by real, authentic and truly human characters.