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International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala

12th edition

International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala

where:Trivandrum - Kerala, India
when:June 21st – 26th, 2019
address:Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, Sasthamangalam,
India- 695010.
tel:+91 471 2310323, 4100300
deadline:May 10th, 2019
entry form:Online Submission

The festival is organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy on behalf of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala as part of its endeavour to catalyse a vibrant documentary and short film movement. Increasing accessibility and affordability of media technology has led to a boom in the production and scope of films. The media is now used by image-makers from all walks of life to express, experiment, learn and as an effective tool to conceptualize and bring about social change. The festival aims to map and reflect the exploding nature of the medium in its many facets of creativity and resistance. Programme: The festival programme will contain:
* National Competition Section
* Campus Films competition for films produced by students based in Kerala
* National and International Non-Competition/Focus Sections
* Malayalam Non-Competition Section consisting of both short fiction and documentary films in Malayalam language
There will be also specially curated sections focusing on issues, themes, countries and the works of filmmakers. The programme will also include Interaction/Workshop Sessions with film and media professionals from all over India.
* Lifetime Achievement AwardWe are conferring Lifetime Achievement award to a film personality who has contributed to the art of documentary through their lifetime work. A cash prize of INR 2,00,000 and a memento will be awarded.

  • Mothers by Barbara Cupisti: Out of Competition