The curtain got here down on the silver jubilee version of the
Worldwide Movie Competition of Kerala (IFFK) right here on Friday night with the announcement of awards for the perfect movies and filmmakers.
Veteran filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan gave away the awards on the closing ceremony held at Priya Theatre.
South African movie This Is Not A Burial, It’s A Resurrection, by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese, gained the Suvarna Chakoram for the perfect movie. The movie gained the award for its visible energy and a tour de pressure efficiency by the late Mary Kuksie Twala within the depiction of an Africa resisting neo-colonisation whereas coping with the trauma and scars of its colonial previous. The movie was chosen unanimously by the worldwide jury.
Particular point out
Mary Twala gained the jury’s particular point out for her appearing. “Her fierce yet sage performance will remain an eternal inspiration in the world of cinema,” the jury stated. “Though she passed away soon after completing the film at the age of 80, she leaves behind a courageous and dignified image of the human body and the celebration of the spirit of innovation and commitment to her art.”
Malayalam movie Churuli directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery gained the
viewers ballot Rajata Chakoram for the perfect movie in worldwide
competitors. Lijo Jose additionally gained the worldwide jury’s particular
point out for path. He gained the point out for “daring exposition of the skinny line between the lawful and the lawless, seen by way of a
regular hallucinatory descent into absurdity, violence, anarchy, chaos and phantasm.”
Bahman Tavoosi, who directed The Names of the Flowers (Los Nombres De Las Flores), gained the Rajata Chakoram for the perfect director. The jury stated that they have been impressed by Tavoosi’s “thoughtful and unhurried ability to allow the rhythms and colours of the landscapes, the wrinkled body and face of the protagonist and a bowl of soup to tell a powerful political tale of responsibility to personal truth even in the face of despotic forces.”
Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf, who directed Piedra Sola, gained the Rajata Chakoram for the perfect debut director. He gained the award for
integrating themes of reminiscence, time and panorama by way of significant composition to relate a deeply reflective story of a person and his relationship with nature deep contained in the Argentinean highlands that brings out the essence of human longing.
Akshay Indikar, director of Sthalpuran – Chronicle of Area, gained the FFSI Ok.R. Mohanan Award for the perfect debut director from India. Sthalpuran additionally gained the NETPAC Award for the perfect Asian movie in competitors.
Musical Chair directed by Vipin Atley gained the NETPAC Award for the perfect Malayalam movie. Hilal Baydarov’s In Between Dying gained the FIPRESCI Award for the perfect movie in worldwide competitors. Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval’s Android Kunjappan Model 5.25 gained the FIPRESCI Award for the perfect Malayalam movie.