Thithi wins Best Film Award at first BRICS Film Festival
Posted on: 07 Sep 2016 18:07:16
07 September 2016 Current Affairs: Acclaimed Kannada movie Thithi won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival, which concluded in New Delhi on 6 September 2016.
The BRICS Film Festival was organized as a part of the special events planned in run-up to the BRICS summit to be held in India.
The five-day-long festival screened movies from India, Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa.
China's Chengdu city will host the next edition of the BRICS Film Festival.
Thithi : Thithi is a 2016 Kannada-language drama film co-written and directed by Raam Reddy.The movie consists of a cast of non-professional actors from villages in the Mandya district of Karnataka.
The film is a light-hearted story about three generations of men reacting to the death of their 101-year old patriarch.The film premiered at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival on 8 August 2015, where it won the Golden Leopard in the Filmmakers of the Present category for Reddy as well as theSwatch First Feature award.
At the 63rd National Film Awards, the film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada.
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