Monday, April 22, 2013

“Papilio Buddha” won Second Prize in 39th Athens International Film and Video Festival

“Papilio Buddha “  directed by  Jayan Cherian    won Second Prize in Feature Narrative Category of the 39th Athens International Film and Video Festival. Azooma (Gong Jeong S Hoe)  directed by  Jiseung Lee  won the first prize in the same category. The 39th edition of the Athens International Film and Video Festival opened on Friday, April 13, with more than 250 films from around the world. The Festival was founded in 1974. This year a record 1,049 entries were received in the festival’s Competition. Of these, around 200 were chosen to screen at the festival. The Festival is sponsored by the Athens Center for Film and Video, a project of the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University. other sections in the festival are : Experimental , Animation , Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Documentary , The Black Bear Award for Best Use of Sound .

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