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“11 Flowers” wins NETPAC Award at Kolkata International Film Festival

By NewsDesk • Published on November 19, 2012

Chinese film maker Wang Xiaoshuai won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award for his Chinese-French co -production 11 Flowers at the recently concluded Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).

11 Flowers is a semi-autobiographical story on the days at Guizhou Province after the Cultural Revolution.

Director, screenwriter and occasional actor Wang Xiaoshuai is known for films like Beijing Bicycle, In Love We Trust and Shanghai Dreams.

Asian Select, the only competition section at KIFF had 13 films from 12 countries contending for the best film award. Indian entries in the competition were Adeyapartha Rajan’s Cheekha and Subhadro Choudhury’s Lal Sweater.

The NETPAC award is awarded in 28 international film festivals in 21 countries spread across five continents.

The 18th edition of the KIFF ran from 10th to 17th November, 2012. Organised by the Information and Cultural Affairs Department of the West Bengal government, the festival screened 189 films from 60 countries. This year the festival was inaugurated by Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan.

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