South American filmmaker Ciro Guerra’s film “Embrace of a Serpent” won a prestigious Golden Peacock endowment during a 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that resolved here on Monday.
Indian filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly won a newly-instituted Unesco Fellini endowment for his film “Cinemawala”.
British filmmaker Peter Greenaway won a best executive endowment for his film “Eisenstein in Guanajuato”, while Julia Vargas’ film “Sealed Cargo” won a Special Jury award.
The best actor masculine endowment was won by French actor Vincent Lindon for “Measure of a man”, while 5 actresses — Gunes Sensoy, Doga Dugusulo, Tukba Sungurugulu, Eltitz Kan, and Liada Akdogan, who acted in a Turkish film “Mustang” jointly won a best actor womanlike award.
Goran Radovanovic’s Serbian film “Enclave” won a special discuss endowment from a IFFI jury headed by eminent executive Shekhar Kapoor also.
The IFFI shutting rite came to an finish with awarding of a lifetime feat to Russian filmmaker Nikita Mikhailkov.
The 11-day festival began on Nov 20, with a opening film “The Man Who Knew Infinity” destined by Mathew Brown a film on a 1913 educated Indian mathematical talent Ramanajun and his loyalty with G.H. Hardy who helped exhibit a arithmetic talent to a world.
Over 7,000 representatives from 38 countries, many from India, attended a festival, that sealed with a screening of a Argentinian film “The Clan” (El Clan).
A sum of 187 films from 89 countries, 26 of that are central Academy endowment entries, were screened during IFFI detached from a films that were partial of a Indian Panorama section.