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'Kelkunundo' And 'Athira 10 B' Adjudged The Best Short Films
The competition for the Best Fiction was tight and the jury members took three days to adjudge the winners | By Yentha
On Jun 16, 2010

 

THAMPANOOR, TRIVANDRUM: In the Third International Documentary and Short Film Festival that ended yesterday at Kairali theatre 'Kelkkunundo' directed by Geethu Mohandas and 'Athira 10 B' directed by Ajan were given the Best Award for Short Fiction. In the Long Documentary session 'In Camera' directed by Ranjan Palit and 'Behind the Clouds' directed by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam shared the award. 'Mahaswetha Devi- Close Up ' directed by Moni Bency and Joshy Joseph bagged the award for the Best Short Documentary Session. Tintumon P Varkey bagged the award in the Campus Film Category for his '3G', while the films like 'Entry Pass' and 'Revolve' got special mention. In the animation films, 'My Home is Green' won the award. The films like 'Wilson Pereira' and 'We need a teacher' got mention from the jury.
 
No one won any award in the Music Video category. K Appalaswami, the cinematographer was elected for the newly instituted 'Best Cameraman for Documentary Award'. Films like 'Panthibhojanam' (Sreebala K Menon), 'Family Drama' (Tanmayee Dev and Dhanesh), 'Rehman Sahab Ko Phone Karna hai' (Sumeet Sachdev), 'Kharboozey' (Rizwan siddiqui) and 'Yellow Glass' (Harsahd) got special mention from the jury.

 

The competition for the Best Fiction was tight and the jury members took three days to adjudge the winners.

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Geethu Mohandas after she received the award for the Best Short Fiction for her 'Kelkkunundo'

 

Minister For Cultural and Affairs Minister MA Baby distributed the awards, while Minister Jose Tettayil; Academy Chairman, KR Mohanan and the jury members were present at the function.

 

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