19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival-"Village Rockstars and "Summer 1993 won topmost awards
A Meera Sahib
The seven-day ,19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival which concluded on 19th October ,2017, screened over 220 films from 51 countries including features, documentaries and short films. . Rima Das's "Village Rockstars won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon's "Summer 1993" won the in the International category.
Details of awards:
The Golden Gateway Award (Feature) – ‘The Day My Father Became A Bush’ by Nicole Van Kilsdonk
The Silver Gateway Award (Feature) – ‘Cloudboy’ by Melkeminne
The Golden Gateway Award (Short) – ‘Half a Life’ by Tamara Shogaolu
The Silver Gateway Award (Short) – ‘Mduduboy boy’ by Ella Smith
Young Critics Award- Yashvardhan Singh.
Young Critics Choice Award- ‘Village Rockstars’ by Rima Das.
Book Award in Excellence in Writing on Cinema Award (Hindi) - ‘Lata: Sur Gatha’ by Yatindra Mishra
The Excellence in Writing on Cinema Award (English) - ‘Voices Of The Talking Stars’ by Madhuja Mukherjee
MAMI-OXFAM Award for Best Film on Gender Equality
Rima Das for Village Rockstars
Special Jury Mention- ‘The Hungry’ by Bornila Chatterjee
Jio MAMI Reliance Foundation Award for Excellence in Digital Content
Special Jury Mention Award- ‘Detour’ by Sumi Mathai
The Silver Award- ‘Mandi’ by Yashovardhan Mishra.
The Golden Award- ‘Aishwarya Ki Behen’ by Nitesh Bhatia
Audience Choice Award
‘On Body and Soul’ by Ildiko Enyedi.-Hungary
The Golden Gateway Award: ‘Vacancy’ by Anurag Worlikar
The Silver Gateway Award:‘Wolf of Chawl Street’ by Pranav Bhasin.
The Jury Special Mention:‘Bambaiwale’ Director Chirag Suryavanshi.
The Golden Gateway Award- ‘Summer of 1993’ by Carla Simon
The Silver Gateway Award- ‘Quest’ by Jonatahn Olshefski
The Jury Grand Prize -‘The Wound’ by John Trengove.
Special Mention - ‘I Am Not A Witch’ by Rungano Nyoni.
The Special Mention - ‘Scary Mother’ by Ana Urushadze
The Golden Gateway Award - ‘Village Rockstars’ by Rima Das
The Silver Gateway Award-‘Machines’ by Rahul Jain
The Jury Grand Prize - ‘In the Shadows’ by Dipesh Jain
The Jury Special Mention - ‘Up, Down and Sideways’ by Anushka Meenakshi and Ishwar Srikumar.
The Jury Special Mention - ‘Sexy Durga’ by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan