Sunday, March 7, 2021

MeeraSahib Online: 25th International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 -C...

MeeraSahib Online: 25th International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 -C...:   The 25th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) concluded on Friday, the 5th March 2021 after completing its tour in Thiruvananthapu...

25th International Film Festival of Kerala 2021 -Chakoram and other Awards.

 




The 25th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) concluded on Friday, the 5th March 2021 after completing its tour in Thiruvananthapuram , Kochi, Thalassery and finally at Palakkad.
*Awards FFSI KR Mohanan Award for Best Debut Director from India Akshay Indikar for Chronicle of Space/Sthalpuran. 

*NETPAC Awards NETPAC Award for the Best Asian Film in Competition:  Chronicle Of Space / Sthalpuran - Director: Akshay Indikar.

* NETPAC Award for the Best Malayalam Film: Musical Chair -Director: Vipin Atley.

FIPRESCI Award for Best Film in International Competition - In Between Dying by Hilal Baydarov. **FIPRESCI Award for Best Malayalam Film -Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 by Ratheesh Balakrishanan Poduval.

  ***FIPRESCI  International Competition Awards- Special Mention for Direction Churuli Directed by Lijo Jose Pelliserry. 

**** Special Mention for Acting- Maria Twala Mhlongo - This is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection 

* Rajata Chakoram for Best Debut Director to: Alejandro Telemaco Tarraf for the film Piedra Sola . 

* Rajata Chakoram for Best Director to: Bahman Tavoosi for The Names of The Flowers/ Los Nombres de Las Flores .

* Suvarna Chakoram for Best Film to: This is not a Burial, It's a Resurrection by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese .

 *Audience Poll Award – Churuli Directed by Lijo Jose Pelliserry

Thursday, February 11, 2021

MeeraSahib Online: 25th IFFK -Open forum on “Contributions of IFFK to...

MeeraSahib Online: 25th IFFK -Open forum on “Contributions of IFFK to...:   Open forum on “Contributions of IFFK to Malayalam Cinema “ FFSI Keralam of Federation of Film Societies of India organised an OPEN FORUM T...

25th IFFK -Open forum on “Contributions of IFFK to Malayalam Cinema “

 



Open forum on “Contributions of IFFK to Malayalam Cinema “

FFSI Keralam of Federation of Film Societies of India organised an OPEN FORUM Today at 25th International Film Festival of Kerala - IFFK Official (opened yesterday) on the Topic "Contributions of IFFK to Malayalam Cinema" moderated by G.P.Ramachandran and participated by Jithin, Sajin Baabu, Ajoy, Meera Sahib, Benny Benedict and others. Kamal, Director, and Festival Chairman inaugurated the session. 

MeeraSahib Online: 25th IFFK - International Film Festival of Kerala ...

MeeraSahib Online: 25th IFFK - International Film Festival of Kerala ...:   The curtain of the 25th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) raised on Wednesday, the 10 th February at the Nishag...

25th IFFK - International Film Festival of Kerala inaugurated.

 





The curtain of the 25th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) raised on Wednesday, the 10th February at the Nishagandhi auditorium ,Trivandrum  Inaugurating the festival virtually Pinarayi Vijayan , Chief Minister of Kerala said the IFFK had stood apart from many other festivals due to its strong political and progressive standpoint. The inaugural function began with lighting of 25 lamps symbolizing 25th anniversary of IFFK. Receiving the honour on behalf of Godard, filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan said that the filmmaker is a genius and “that we are honouring Godard at the 25th edition of the IFFK is an honour for the festival itself ”. A.K. Balan, Minister for Culture and festival President in his presidential address recapped that the capital city would always remain the host city of the festival. Kamal , Chairman, Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, Sreeramakrishnan ,Speaker Kerala legislative Assembly, V.K.Prasanth,M.L.A ,Beena Paul ,Artistic Director,Ajoy,Executive Director etc addressed the gathering . Legendary French filmmaker Jean Luc Godard who greeted the festival delegates and Kerala audience virtually from his home. Arya Rajendran, Mayor ,Thiruvananthapuram released Godard - Pala Yathrakal, the book by G.P. Ramachandran on Jean-Luc Godard.
Bosnian film Quo Wadis, Ida? opened the fest after the ceremony.Bosnian film set around the Srebenica massacre of 1995 during Bosnian war ,through the eyes of Aida a U.N translator ,whose family is also among the citizens of Srebenica trying to get shelter in the U.N. camp or escape from the mass execution. The Srebenica massacre was one of the most dreadful annihilations during Bosnian war.





Monday, February 8, 2021

25th IFFK 2021 -Screening Schedule -Thiruvananthapuram -Feb 10 to 14

 


SCHEDULE THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – February 10 -14