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JIFF-2013 concludes in Jaipur

Posted on Feb 04, 03:15PM | UNI

Jaipur, Feb 4 : Indian entry Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas directed 'Timbaktu' bagged the Best Documentary Film award in Worldwood International Panorama at the Jiapur Internation Film Festival here as Iran's Seyed Hadi Mohaghegh directed 'A Look Towards The Sky' earned special jury mention in the category.

Likewise, Estonia's Moonika Siimets directed 'As Time Goes on' won BestShort Film award at the five-day annual fest that concluded here last evening.

Another Indian entry Shazia Shrivastava and Sharifa Roy directed 'Do Pahar' was adjudged a Best Script in Worldwood International Panorama and French film ' The Human Factor' director Thibault Le Texier bagged the Best Director's title. Spanish entry 'Why Do Hyenas Laugh' directed by Antonio Lara was awarded for best editing in the Worldwood International Panorama. Likewise, India's Sourav Day was adjudged Best Cinematographer for film '1.30 AM', Al Berto Gallo(Italy) bagged Best Sound Editor award for film 'Sonia's Story', Assad Khan directed UK-Pakistan's entry 'Haal' earned Best upcoming star film award.

The Colors of Pride(Director Ameet Prajapati)India-Rajasthan was Best short Film in U Turn Rajasthan Panorama, Chambal in Bollywood(Director Dharmendra Upadhyaya, India-Rajasthan--Best Documentary in the category.

Greedy Thief (Lubdhanam Cora), Director Sagar Kadam, India, was adjudged the best animation film as Anand Patwardhan bagged Golden Camel for the Best Director title for his feature film Jai Bhim Comrade and Out in the Dark Directed by Michael Mayer(Israel and USA) bagged Red Rose award for the best released film during 2011-12.

Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee and Gayatri Roshan, From: USA directed 'Elemental' bagged Green Rose for the festure film that gives global message, Saptapadi (India) and Swara (Srilanka) earned special jury mention in the category.

Wagner Moura of film 'Father's Chair' from the USA bagged Best Actor award, Mexico's film Gabriel Guzman's 'Made in China' chosen as best original screenplay (feature film), Ahmet Can Cakorca's 'Can'(Turkey) Best Sound and Editing award in feature film category, Brian Pryzpek won best cinematography award for Film 'Art=(love)2'(USA).

With this, the JIFF concluded here this evening in a colourful ceremony that was attended by Raveena Tandon, Diya Mirza and several cine personalities.

Films "Shobhna's Seven Nights"(Raveena Tandon) and "paanch adhyaya"(Diya Mirza) were also screened today. Directors of both films were also present.