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Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2010: Winners

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles 2010 winners have been announced. The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) “is an annual film festival held in Los Angeles, California. Established by Christina Marouda in 2003, as a nonprofit organization devoted to paving the way for a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and diverse culture by providing the public with a selection of films from and about the Indian diaspora by Indian and international filmmakers.” Below you will find this years’ winners of the IFFLA.

GRAND JURY AWARDS:
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE: THE MAN BEYOND THE BRIDGE
DIR/SCR: Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
Cast: Chitranjan Giri, Veena Jomkar, Prasanthi Talpanker, Vasanth Josalkar, Deepak Amonkar

HONORABLE MENTION: COOKING WITH STELLA
DIR/CO-SCR: Dilip Mehta
Cast: Seema Biswas, Lisa Ray, Don McKellar

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: AT MY DOORSTEP
DIR/ED: Nishta Jain

HONORABLE MENTION: NERO’S GUESTS
DIR: Deepa Bhatia

BEST SHORT FILM: GAREEB NAWAZ’S TAXI
DIR: Ritesh Batra

HONORABLE MENTION: WAHID’S MOBILE BOOKSTORE
DIR/PROD: Anjoo Khosla

AUDIENCE AWARDS:
NARRATIVE: HARISHCHANDRACHI FACTORY
DIR/SCR: Paresh Mokashi
Cast: Nandu Madhav, Vibhavari Desphande, Atharva Karve, Mohit Gokhale

DOCUMENTARY: THE SUN BEHIND THE CLOUDS: TIBET’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM
DIR: Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam

SHORT: KUNJO
DIR: Terrie Samundra

Source: IndianFilmFestival

 

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