Signs Film Festival unveils lineup

Songs of the Blue Hills screens in documentary competition

The 8th edition of Signs Film Festival, to be held from May 28-June 1 in Kochi (Kerala) has unveiled lineup.

Organized by the Kerala Sub Region of the Federation of Film Societies of India, the festival features a national level competition for documentaries and short fiction. It has 4 award categories: Best Documentary, Prize: Rs 50,000; Best Short Feature(duration less than 70 minutes), Prize: Rs 50,000; Cinema of Resistance (Award for the best short feature/documentary on subjects like state oppression, human rights, environmental issues, gender equality, social/cultural identity etc), Prize: Rs 25,000; Cinema Experimenta (Award for the best experimental attempt), Prize: Rs 25,000.

The 2014 Jury will be headed by filmmaker Madhushree Dutta and will consist of artist and sculptor Riyas Komu; and filmmaker and academician K.B. Venu.

Films Selected For Screening In Signs 2014

Fiction – Competition

Dwand / 12 Min. / Director: Abhilash Vijayan Calls Unanswered / 16 Min. / Director: Vibhuti Narayan Upadhyay Thutse Kyume / 12 Min.

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