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IFFI GOA 2015!!! Awardees List of International Film Festival of India 2015

The 46th edition of International Film Festival of India has completed on 30th November at Panaji, Goa. Here is the complete list of awardees.

Source: http://netindian.in/

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Best Film (Golden Peacock)

Best Film (Golden Peacock)

Embrace of the Serpent
Produced by Christina Gallego and directed by Ciro Guerra

The film depicts the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and eventually life transcending friendship between Amazonian shaman Karamakate and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.

2

Best Director ( Silver Peacock)

Best Director ( Silver Peacock)

Peter Greenaway
Movie : Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Greenaway portrays the lead character Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein as an eccentric, self absorbed artiste who travels to a new place and culture and is forced by the experiences he has there to question his assumptions about himself and Stalinist Russia. Greenaway, who initially trained as a painter and later took to film making.

3

Best Actor (Male)

Best Actor (Male)

Vincent Lindon
Movie : ‘The Measure of a Man’

Vincent Lindon for his portrayal of a laid off factory worker Thierry Taogourdeau in the film ‘The Measure of a Man’. The film, a French social drama turns the spotlight on ordinary people who are pushed by circumstances to the corners.

4

Best Actor (Female)

Best Actor (Female)

Gunes Sensoy, Doga Doguslu, Tugba Sunguroglu, Elit Iscan and Ilyada Akdogan
Movie : Mustang

Award was shared by Gunes Sensoy, Doga Doguslu, Tugba Sunguroglu, Elit Iscan and Ilyada Akdogan for portrayal of role of five young orphaned sisters in the Turkish fim ‘Mustang. The film set in a remote Turkish village depicts the life of five young orphaned sisters and challenges they face growing up as girls in a conservative society.

5

Special Jury Award

Special Jury Award

Movie : Sealed Cargo
Directed by Julia Vargas

6

Jury Special Mention

Jury Special Mention

The Enclave
Director : Goran Radovanovic

The main theme of the film is life of Kosovo Serbs in small isolated communities, called enclaves

7

UNESCO Fellini Medal

UNESCO Fellini Medal

Movie : Cinemawalah
Director : Kaushik Ganguly
The ICFT – UNESCO Fellini Medal was awarded to Kaushik Ganguly’s ‘Cinemawala’ that focuses on the sad state of single screen cinema halls in West Bengal.