Film The Dark Room wins Golden Crow Pheasant award at 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK-2018)
Iranian film ‘The Dark Room’, directed by Rouhollah Hejazi, won the Suvarna Chakoram (Golden Crow Pheasant) award at the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK-2018). The film won the award, comprising a purse of Rs 15 lakh, a sculpture and citation, for an intimate exploration of relationships within a family at a time of change, creating a complete cinematic experience, and for its sensitive treatment of delicate issues. Beside this, Malayalam Director Lijo Jose Pellissery has been awarded the ‘Rajatha Chakoram’ (The Silver Crow Pheasant), for the best director for his movie ‘Ee.Ma.Yau’. The Rajatha Chakoram award for debut director was won by Anamika Haksar for her film ‘Taking the Horse to Eat Jelabis’.
Topics: Chakoram • Cinema of Kerala • Culture of Thiruvananthapuram • Ee.Ma.Yau. • Indian films • International Film Festival of Kerala • Jose Pellissery • Kerala • Lijo Jose Pellissery • Malayalam cinema • The Dark Room
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