Shyam Benegal receives lifetime achievement award at MIFF


The Pramod Pati Special Jury Award in International Competition was awarded to the Bengali film “I Am Bonnie”, directed by Satarupa Santra, Farha Khatun and Saurabh Kanti Dutta and produced by Films Division. 2018-02-04T10:06:01+00:00″>
Updated: February 4, 2018 10:06 am

Shyam Benegal awarded for his outstanding contribution in the field of feature and documentary films. Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari Award for Best Debut Film went to Hindi film “Beloved”, directed by Ranjan Chandel. Directed and produced by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya, the film also won Best Cinematography award in National/International Competition section. “Brother Jakob, Are You Sleeping” is a story of four brothers on a journey into the past. The Golden Conch award carries a cash prize of Rs 1 million (Rs 10 lakh). It is a shared path of memories, which starts in the Tyrolean Mountains after the fifth brother’s death and ends in a hotel room in Porto. Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Documentary in the International Competition was announced to the Marathi/ Hindi film “Cinema Travellers”. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App At the closing ceremony of the festival today, Austrian filmmaker Stefan Bohun’s documentary “Brother Jakob, Are You Sleeping?” won the prestigious Golden Conch award for the best documentary in the International Competition. Shreyas Dasharathe’s Gujarati film Bismaar Ghar (Withering House) bagged the award for Best Student Film in the National Competition, given by IDPA in the honour of veteran documentary maker Vijaya Mulay. In the technical awards category, Best Sound Design award went to Pinja Mustajoki for the Finnish film “My Secret Forest” while for Best Editing went to “InstaStories”. Related News
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