Nominees 2020

INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF CINCINNATI
Oct 15-Nov 1, 2020

IFFCINCY 2020  Nominees

 

Congratulations to our Nominees! We had a large number of films submitted this year for consideration. There were many wonderful films that did not make the final list. While we are only able to nominate a few of the films or filmmakers, each one of your films represented your hard work and passion, We consider all of you winners. Keep up the great work!

The nominees in the following categories are: 

BEST FILM NARRATIVE: 

Aise Hee

Nasir

Chote Nawab

Run Kalyani

Chuskit

BEST FILM, DRAMA
Kalla Nottam

Anandi Gopal

Borunbabur Bondhu

Moothon

Mai Ghat

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Coral Woman
Aunty Sudha Aunty Radha

Tailing Pond

BEST CHILDREN'S FILM

Chuskit

Habbadi

BEST DIRECTOR NARRATIVE
Dr. Geetha Jayaraman - Run Kalyani

Kislay  K - Aise Hee

Nachiket Saman - Habbadi

BEST DIRECTOR DRAMA

Anant Mahadevan -Mai Ghat

Geetu Mohandas - Moothon

Anik Datta -Borunbabur Bondhu

BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR (Award by FCCI)

Kislay- Aisee Hai

Kumud Choudhary - Chote Nawab

Pratee Vats - Eeb Allay Ooo

Shine Ravi - Raatricha Paus

Dr. Geetha Jayaraman- Run Kalyani

BEST ACTOR

Arifin Shuvoo- Aaha Re

Soumitra Chatterjee - Boronnabur Bondhu
Nivin Pauly - Moothon

Adil Hussain - Nirvana Inn

BEST ACTOR

Bhagyashree Milind- Anandi Gopal

Usha Jadhav- Mai Ghat

Pblabita Borthakur- Chote Nawab

Abhirami  Bose - Raatricha Paus

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Roshan Mathew - Moothon

Shashank Arora- Moothon

Paran Bannerjee - Borunbabu Bondhu

Ekavali Khanna - Chote Nawab

Suhasini Mulay - Mai Ghat

BEST CHILD ACTOR

Karan Dave -Habbadi

Jigmet Dewa Lhamo-Chuskit

Sanjana Dipu-Moothon

Vasudev Sajeesh Marar- Kalla Nottam

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER

Rajiv Ravi -Moothon

Arvind Kannabiran  - Chuskit

Alphonse Roy- Mai Ghat

                    
BEST SCREENPLAY (Narrative & Drama)

Arun Karthik  - Nasir

Rahul Riji Nair - Kalla Nottam

Prateek Vats Eeb Allay Ooo

Geethu Mohan Das - Moothon

Kislay - Aisee Hee

Yogesh Vinayak Joshi, Nachiket Samant - Habbadi

Arshad Jafferey - Chote Nawab

Geethu Mohandas, Anurag Kashyap- Moothon

Anant Mahadevan - Mai Ghat

       Film Critics Circle of India (FCCI) Awards

 

 

A special mention and thank you to the film Hellaro. The film was not on our competitive section because it had a prior public screening in Cincinnati in February 2020.
The film Hellaro tied with Raatricha Paus for the most liked film by the audience.

      Short Films Nominees

 

 

BEST SHORT FILM

Baitullah

Unborn

Frayed Lines

I am Vrinda

A Monsoon Date

A Silent Warble

Jeel Ghadi

American Hate

Wig

First & Last

The Open Window

Beautiful

Diary of an Outsider

BEST ACTOR

Apoorva Sapkal - Phodanichi Poli

Aman Singh Mukar - The Unexpected

Konkana Sen Sharma - A Monsoon Date

Geetanjali Thapa - Frayed Lines

Girish M. Patel - A Silent Warble

Satyakam Anand - Shahi Paneer

Alexander Dean Williams- American Hate

Alexander Rey - Unexpected

Anand Rao - Oofie

Joseph Lopez - American Hate

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Rashmi Rustagi - Unborn

Sucheta Trivedi - Bhor

Swati Semwal- Level 13

Omega Melhem - New Heaven

BEST CHILD ACTOR

Ishteyak khan- Baitullah

Kartikey Nayak- Shahi Paneer

Siddharth Bharadwaj- Saving Chintu

BEST CHILDREN'S FILM

Shahi Paneer

Flying wagon

Phodanichi Poli

Baitullah

CHILDREN'S SOCIAL IMPACT

Baitullah

Saving Chintu

Show and Tell

Beautiful

LGBTQ

Saving Chintu

Wig

Show &Tell

Debut Director Award (FCCI)

Frayed Lines - Priya Belliappa

Beautiful - Konstantinos Mousoulis

American Hate - Alexander Dean Williams & Shawn Parikh

Unborn-Jaswant Shrestha

I am Vrinda - Tanmay Singh

Wig - Atanu Mukherje

Saving Chintu - C.Wright, Sanyam Kumar, Tushar Tyagi

 

Congratulations to all our nominees 2020!