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NDTV Lumiere bags three awards at Osian's cinefest

entertainment Updated: Jul 23, 2008 14:17 IST
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Three of NDTV Lumiere's 13 movies that were screened at the 10th Osian's cinefan Film Festival won the most credible awards amongst varied categories.

Among the 13 cinematic wonders, Nuri Bilge Cylan directed movie Three Monkeys won the Best Director award and Annemarie Jacir directed Salt of the Sea won the FIPRESCI (Best Film) Award.

Also, Nada Abou Farhat won the Best Actress award for her amazing portrayal of Zienain Philippe Aracntingi directed Under the Bombs.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sunil Doshi, Director, NDTV Lumiere, said, "This win further re-affirms and demonstrates that NDTV Lumiere's collection of films are rewarded and celebrated not only at international film festivals like Cannes but at Osian Cinefan Film Festival as well. Between 60 days and end of Cannes, we brought these films for the Indian audiences and we are looking forward to make these available to the avid followers of World Cinema through various platforms."

The thirteen NDTV Lumiere movies that were screened at the Osian Cinefan Film Festival were, The Chaos, Paloma Delight, Thousand Years of Good Prayers, Jellyfish, Ulzhan, Blind Mountain, Wonderful Town, Three Monkeys, Salt of The Sea, Breath, Under the Bombs and Secret of the Grain. These films will also be presented to the Indian audiences in the coming months across multiple platforms ranging from theatrical releases to home video and television.