Quantcast
Features & Opinion

Jai Bhim Comrade wins award at 36th Hong Kong international Film Festival

By NewsDesk • Published on April 4, 2012

Still from Jai Bhim Comrade

Jai Bhim Comrade, a 198 minute documentary directed by Anand Patwardhan won the Firebird award in Documentary Competition at 36th Hong Kong international Film Festival.

Shot over 14 years, this documentary follows the music and the tradition of activism of Dalits in India.

The Jury prize in documentary competition went to Back to the Square (Norway/Canada) directed by Petr Lom. This documentary follows 5 Egyptians to see how their lives changed six months after the Tahrir Square Revolution in Egypt.

The 36th Hong Kong International Film Festival will conclude on April 5, 2012.

Tagged with: , ,

Did you like reading this article?

Get DearCinema in your Inbox

Or grab the RSS feed!

Editor's Pick

Call for Entry: 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
The 45th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held from 20 ...
New grant launched for Indian women documentary filmmakers
The Indian Documentary Foundation announced a new fund for Indian women documentary ...
Nisha Pahuja on why she couldn’t have guessed the response to “The World Before Her”
"The World Before Her" director writes about releasing the film in India and the ...
Why Bengal needs to get over Satyajit Ray
A day will come when the Ray references will be exhausted, and then there will be ...

Join the discussion

Comments are closed.