Singhs The Fourth Direction has won the
Paris Project award at the 10th Hong Kong Asia
Film Financing Forum that concluded recently.
by Kartikeya Narayan Singh, the film combines two short
stories by well-known Punjabi writer Waryam Singh Sandhu,
in the backdrop of the movement for a Sikh separatist
state in the 80s.
Fourth Direction is the second feature film project
of Singh after Anhey Ghore Da Daan, that got
him the National Award for best director.
Fourth Direction will share the prize with
Flowing Stories directed by Tsang Tsui-shan. The
award presented by the Paris Cinéma International
Film Festival comprises 5,000 Euros.
10th Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF)
was held from 19 to 21 March.
festival also happens to be Asias premier project
market that connects Asian filmmakers with upcoming
film projects with internationally prominent film
financiers, producers, bankers, distributors, buyers
and funders for co-production ventures.