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Eminent filmmaker Shyam Benegal has been honoured with the V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award of the Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Shorts & Animation Films – MIFF 2018 conferred upon veteran film maker Shyam Benegal. The award carrying a Trophy, a shawl, citation and cash prize of Rs 1 million (Rs 10 lakhs) was presented at MIFF’s closing event.
Austrian filmmaker Stefan Bohun’s documentary Brother Jakob, Are You Sleeping? won the prestigious Golden Conch award for Best Documentary in the International Competition category at the 15th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for Documentary, Animation and Short Films
Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Documentary in the International Competition was announced to the Marathi / Hindi film Cinema Travellers, directed and produced by Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya. The film also won Best Cinematography award in National / International Competition section.
Silver Conch for the Best Short Fiction Film in the International Competition was jointly awarded to film Aaba (The Grandfather, directed by Amar Kaushik and Korean film My Turn (Nae Chalye)
directed by Nakyung Kim.
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. Read more