Free Spirit Film Festival concludes; Koan of Spring declared the best film
Author(s): Arvind SharmaDharamsala, October 24, 2013: The 9th Free Spirit Film Festival was concluded successfully at Tibetan Children Village Mecleodganj, late night on Wednesday. A total of 19 films were screened. Arise by Pema Dhondup...
Dharamsala, October 24, 2013: The 9th Free Spirit Film Festival was concluded successfully at Tibetan Children Village Mecleodganj, late night on Wednesday.
A total of 19 films were screened. Arise by Pema Dhondup had its India premiere. Dhondup, who came all the way from Los Angeles, presented the film and answered a few questions from the audience.
Director of the organizing committee of Free Spirit Film Festival, Lobsang Wangyal
Announced the name of the the films that won awards at the Free Spirit Film Festival are as follows:
Koan of Spring directed by Lou Ma Ho
Pema Dhondup for Arise
Sanjay Arora for Once Again (Phir Vehi)
Olvier Cohen-Bacri for Koan of Spring
Illusive Peace in Kashmir
Best Short Film
Villari directed by Prashant Vanjani
Dror Shostak for The Secret Ingredient
On Perception and Environment directed by Philip Clemo
Best Art Direction
Farzaneh Sharifzadeh for Absolute Value
Best Original Concept
Neti Neti (Not This, Not This) directed by Dr Sudeep Ranjan Sarkar
Tofael - the Tea Stall Boy directed by Minhazur Rahman Nayan
Connection Failed directed by Ninad Kulkarni
Special Jury Prize
Arise directed by Pema Dhondupeom
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