Anand Gandhi’s “Ship of Theseus” wins Jury Special Mention at BFI London Film Festival 2012
Anand Gandhi’s debut film Ship of Theseus has won a Special Mention by the Sutherland Award Jury “for tickling our intellect and showing us rarely-seen facets of Indian life” at the BFI London Film Festival 2012.
The film is scheduled to premiere at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival on 24th October, 2012 and is also screening at the on-going Tokyo Film Festival. It had its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last month.
Currently in its 56th year, the British Film Institute’s London Film Festival is an annual film festival that hosts around 300 films from across 50 countries. This year the festival ran from 10th – 21st October, 2012.
The other winners at BFI London Film Festival this year are:
Best Film Award: Rust and Bone by Jacques Audiard.
Sutherland Award for Best First Feature: Beasts of the Southern Wild by BenhZeitlin
Best Documentary Prize: Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of Godby Alex Gibney
Best British Newcomer: Sally EI Hosaini for My Brother The Devil
BFI Fellowship: Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton