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2015 Chicago South Asian Film Festival Awards; THE CROW’S EGG Wins Best Film

2015 Chicago South Asian Film Festival Awards; THE CROW’S EGG Wins Best Film

The 2015 Chicago South Asian Film Festival, presented by Zee Cinema, announced the winners of Jury and Audience Awards for Best Feature and Short Films of the 2015 Festival and presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Sharmila Tagore, an Indian cinema icon. The Jury Award for Best Feature Film was presented to “Kaaka Muttai (The Crow’s Egg)” (Director: M. Manikandan) / India / Chicago Premiere – When a pizza parlor opens on their playground, two carefree slum boys are consumed […]

2015 Seattle South Asian Film Festival Reveals Lineup; Opens with Comedy FOR HERE OR TO GO?

2015 Seattle South Asian Film Festival Reveals Lineup; Opens with Comedy FOR HERE OR TO GO?

The 10th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival slated for October 15-25, announced a lineup of 59 films from 9 countries, under the theme “Coming Home”. Sri Lanka is in the spotlight at 2015 Seattle South Asian Film Festival with a program of films and the attendance of veteran Sri Lankan filmmaker and recipient of the 2014 Tasveer Emerald Award Prasanna Vithanage. A retrospective of Vithanage’s work will take place over the first weekend of the Festival and […]