The 24th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) came to a close on Dec 13 at Thiruvananthapuram. As usual, the film festival saw hundreds of film enthusiasts from across the state and outside Kerala.
Argentine director Fernando Solanas won the Lifetime achievement award at IFFK.
Among the winners from Malayalam are Lijo Jose Pellissery for Jallikattu, Dr. Biju for Veyilmarangal, Madhu C Narayanan for Kumbalangi Nights and Santhosh Mandoor for Pani.
Here is a complete list of award winners at IFFK 2019.
Suvarna Chakoram for the Best Film: They Say Nothing Stays The Same (Japan Dir: Joe Odagiri)
Rajata Chakoram for the Best Director: Allan Deberton (Brazil Movie: Pacarrete)
Rajata Chakoram for the Best Debut Director: Cesar Diaz (Guatemala Movie: Our Mothers)
Audience Poll Award: Jallikattu (Dir: Lijo Jose Pellissery)
Special Mention for direction: Lijo Jose Pellissery (Movie: Jallikattu)
FFSI K R Mohanan Award for the Best Director from India: Fahim Irshad (Movie: Aani Maani)
NETPAC Award for the Best Asian Film: Aani Maani (Dir: Fahim Irshaad)
NETPAC Award for the Best Malayalam Film: Veyilmarangal (Dir: Dr.Biju)
NETPAC Special Mention for the Best Malayalam Film: Kumbalangi Nights (Dir: Madhu C Narayanan)
FIPRESCI Award for the Best International Film: Camille (Dir: Boris Lojkine)
FIPRESCI Aawrd for the Best Malayalam Film: Pani (Dir: Santhosh Mandoor)