Mongbra and Other Awards
aurovillefilmfestival.org/awards-2013/ ' ***** films made by students *** ' Jury Award: A Brief History of Auroville Director, Script, Camera: Transition School 5th Grade Kilan, Swaranapoorani, Auropradeepa, Arjunan, Mathan, Madhan This film is not only historically relevant to Auroville, but it is a good animation. Well done! *** Cinema Paradiso Award: Practice What You Preach Director, Script: Victoria Cortés This film has a very good concept, is technically brilliant and is of international cinema caliber. Wisdom Award: Fruit of Technology Director, Script, Camera, Sound, Editing: Yam Yardeni Producer: Yardeni Productions A very intelligent and impactful film which shows the brilliance of a young child. *** Creativity Award: Grounded Director, Script, Camera, Sound, Editing: Deepanam School 5th Grade Arun, Florian, Raul, Aron, Bouthan With catchy music and amazing energy, this film is experimental & creative in its concept, its imagery, and its titles. *** MONGBRA Award: Grounded Director, Script, Camera, Sound, Editing: Deepanam School 5th Grade Arun, Florian, Raul, Aron, Bouthan *** AUDIENCE VOTE Runner up: The Other Half TLC film by Yam, Eden, Jalin, Abha, Veerle, Jasmine, Zohar, Surya *** ' films made by Aurovilians *** ' Jury Award: Auroville Botanical Gardens Director, Script: Michel Gronoff Producer: Auroville Botanical Gardens Video Production, Paul Blanchflower Camera, Editing: Christoph Pohl Sound: Christoph Pohl, RV Assistant Director: Claire Cast: Wazo, Satyamoorthi The voice of an Aurovilian comes across with what is being generated here; a humorous and appealing film. *** Cinema Paradiso Award: Metroxical New York Director: Kousalya Jeganathan, Mohandass Radhkrishnan Producer: Accessible Horizon Films, Ramesh Mourthy, Raghu Jeganathan A film with great cinematography, insight and impact; an international film. ** Wisdom Award: Qualities & Realities Series Director, Producer, Sound, Editing: Juan Felipe Rodriguez Aguiló Concept films which profile different experiences of being and doing as an Aurovilian. Can reach varied audiences. *** ' films made about Auroville *** ' Jury Award: Die Welt Bürgerin (The World Citizen) Director, Script: Cosima Lange Protagonist: Isa Cayetana Prieto A film that tells the story of an Aurovilian experience the space, the relationships, the nurturing. Technically well made and leaves a touching impact. Has an international appeal. *** Cinema Paradiso Award: Svaram, The Visceral Sound Director, Script, Camera, Sound, Editing: Premjit Ramachandran A film about the Auroville community and the artist with his music, his ceations and the interactions with the local space. The sounds and movement of the film gives a sense of the experiment that creates Auroville. It is an expression of a divine experience. *** Wisdom Award: On EducationIn Auroville Director, Producer: Iona van Ginneken, Virgile van Ginneken Co-production: OutreachMedia This is a film that shares the energy, enthusiasm, pedagogy and participation of the way knowledge is gained and given in Auroville. It is an inspiring film. *** ' films that develop the theme of Human Unity *** ' Jury Award: YOM ECHAD ACHARI HA-SHALOM (ONE DAY AFTER PEACE) 2012, Documentary, English / Hebrew with English subtitles, Israel, 86 min Director: Erez, Miri Laufer Can the means used to resolve the conflict in South Africa be applied to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? If forgiveness at this level is possible for the human heart, then there is still hope! *** Cinema Paradiso Award: THE COURAGE OF NEIGHBORS: STORIES FROM THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE 2013, Documentary, English / Kinyarwanda with English subtitles, Rwanda, 3 min Director: Iara Lee Producer: Caipirinha Productions, Iara Lee What is it to save a strangers life when you risk your own, and blood crazed people stalk your home, looking to kill some more? And you do that again and again. *** Wisdom Award: MAMA AFRICA 2011, Documentary, English / French with English subtitles, Germany, 88 min Director: Mika Kaurismäki Producer: Starhaus Filmproduktion GmbH, Rainer Kölmel There are some people who like me, and some, who dont. The ones who dont, say of me, There she goes again, singing politics. But I have a good answer. I dont sing politics. I only sing the Truth. It is a unifying truth, spoken in song, with a heart that seeks only an embrace, with anger only at the separation. *** Wisdom Award: ONE DAY, EVERYTHING WILL BE FREE 2013, Documentary, English / Creole with English subtitles, USA, 83 min Director, Producer, Script, Camera, Editing: Joseph Redwood-Martinez Its a wonderful film about a great attitude, that of service, or, Seva, as Aviram puts it. Caring for the Earth in places where its most wounded and bringing it back to life, making it a personal cause and its own reward, making it possible for others to experience this giving, of themselves, to inspire the present and to work towards a future, full of well being for the generations to come, this is what we see in this film about Sadhana Forest, Haiti. '
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22 Sep / 2013
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