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Rat Race wins at Kerala Intl. docu and short film fest

MUMBAI: Miriam Chandy Meenacherry’s The Rat Race has been named the ‘Best Long Documentary’ at the 5th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala.


Bombay Snow, directed by Chinmay Nagesh Dalvi, was also declared the ‘Best Short Fiction’.


In the short fiction category, the ‘Jury Special Mention’ awards was given to Deepthi Kurana’s Rizwan and Sattu´s Goggles by Shaheen Muhammed.


In the Long Documentary category, the Jury Special Mention award was lapped up by Akansha Joshi for Earth Witness: Reflections on the Times and Timeless.


I am Micro, directed by Shumona Goel and Shai Heredia, won the Best Short Documentary while the Jury Special Mention award was bagged by Mohan Kumar Valsala’s The Five Elements by Walter D´Cruz’s Girl with the Kite.


While Tushar B.More’s Karim Barber was adjudged the Best Animation film award, Viveka Chauhan’s Inspiration won the award for Best Music Video. The prize for Best Campus Film went to One Rupee by Rojin Thomas. The Navroz Contractor Award for best cinematography was lapped up by Sunny Lahiri for The Five Elements.


The Festival was held from 8 to 12 June in Thiruvananthapuram.

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