Alpavirama South Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival

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A photograph of the award for best film at Alpavirama film festival

The Alpavirama South Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival is a four-day film festival organised by the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. The first version of the festival was held in Ahmedabad, India, in the year 2011. The second edition will take place between September 18–21, 2014.[1]

About[edit]

Alpavirama focuses on short films from young filmmakers from the SAARC countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Competition[edit]

The Competition will be open to short fiction & documentary films, between 3–30 minutes; produced after 1 July 2012; directed by a young person (under 30 years) who is a citizen of & ordinarily resident in any of the SAARC countries, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Last date for submitting completed entry form: 14 July 2014.

For more details: http://www.nid.edu/alpavirama/index.html

Alpavirama 2011[edit]

Awards[edit]

Awards at Alpavirama, 2011

Documentary[edit]

Award Film title Director
Golden Comma Missing Vultures Muhammad Ali Ijaz
Silver Comma The Boxing Ladies Anusha Nandakumar
Special Mention of the Jury Burning Paradise Nisar Ahmed

Fiction[edit]

Award Film title Director
Golden Comma Kalu Naveed Anjum
Silver Comma Kusum Shumona Banerjee
Special Mention of the Jury Paci J.D. Imaya Varman
Special Mention of the Jury Shyam Raat Seher Arunima Sharma

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