Monday, November 10, 2014

45th International Film Festival of India 2014 (IFFI)- Paresh Mokashi's 'Elizabeth Ekadashi' would be the Opening Film of the Indian Panorama

Paresh Mokashi's upcoming film 'Elizabeth Ekadashi' is chosen as the Opening Film of the Indian Panorama section of the 45th edition of the International Film Festival of India 2014 (IFFI). 'Harishchandrachi Factory' ,Paresh Mokashi’s  directorial debut film  released in 2009, was selected as India's official entry to Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film Category.   It also won many a awards including 56th National Film Awards: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in              Marathi ,2008 – John Abraham National Awards in the fourth edition of SIGNS, 2009 – Ahmedabad International Film Festival: Best Feature Film, 2009 – 18th Aravindan Puraskaram: Best Debutant Director , 2009 – Balasaheb Sarpotdar Award: Best Feature Film, 2009 – Gollapudi Srinivas Award: Best Debutant Director,2009 – 14th International Film Festival of Kerala: Hassan Kutty Award for Best Debut Indian Film,2009 – 46th Maharashtra State Film Awards(Best Feature Film,Best Director,Best Art Direction: Nitin Chandrakant Desai,2009 – India's Official entry: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film,2009 – 1st International Film Festival Kolhapur: Public Choice Award,2009 – Marathi International Film and Theatre Awards: Best Screenplay,2009 – Pune International Film Festival: Best Director (Marathi Section) 2009 – V Shantaram Award: Best Costume: Mridul Patwardhan, Mahesh Sherla, Geeta Godbole, and 2010 – Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles: Audience Choice Awards . 'Elizabeth Ekadashi' is a story about a kid and his group of friends who stay in Pandharpur. The director promises that the film will be an entertaining watch for the young and the old alike.

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