Director Annemarie Jaciir’s Palestinian movie Wajib has won the Suvarna Chakoram for the best film at the 22nd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) that concluded at Thiruvananthapuram on Dec 15.
Malayalam films Aedan: Garden of Desire and Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum won awards.
Here is the list of award winners:
Suvarna Chakoram for the best film: WAJIB (Dir: Annemarie Jacir)
Rajata Chakoram: Anucha Boonyawatana (MALILA: THE FAREWELL FLOWER)
Rajata Chakoram for debut director: Sanju Surendran (AEDAN: GARDEN OF DESIRE)
Special Mention: CANDELARIA (Dir: Jhonny Hendrix)
Best Film FIPRESCI (International): NEWTON (Dir: Amit V Masurkar)
Best Film FIPESCI (Malayalam): AEDAN: GARDEN OF DESIRE (Dir: Sanju Surendran)
NETPAC Best Asian Film: NEWTON (Dir: Amit V Masurkar)
NETPAC Best Malayalam Film: THONDIMUTHALUM DRIKSAKSHIYUM (Dir: Dileesh Pothen)
Audience Poll award: I STILL HIDE TO SMOKE (Dir: Rayhana)