Monday 24 Jun, 2019

Lijo Jose Pellissery won Silver Crow Pheasant Award in 23rd IFFK; 'The Dark Room' Best film

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Malayalam film director Lijo Jose Pellissery has won the Silver Crow Pheasant award for best director at the 23rd IFFK. The Golden Crow Pheasant won by the Iranian film The Dark Room. The film directed by Rouhallah Hejazi. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh, a sculpture, and a citation.

 Lijo Jose Pellissery's ‘EE Ma Yau’ bagged the award.

Anamika Haksar received the Silver Crow Pheasant for best debut director for ‘Taking the Horse to Eat Jalebis’ and a special jury mention for its cinematographer Saumyanand Sahi. Beatriz Seigner received a special jury mention for ‘The Silence’.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the closing ceremony of the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) at Nisagandhi Auditorium.

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