Quantcast
Features & Opinion

“Wagah” director Supriyo Sen on Documentary Jury at Busan 2012

By NewsDesk • Published on August 27, 2012

Supriyo Sen

Indian independent filmmaker Supriyo Sen will serve on the ‘Mecenat’ Jury at the Busan International Film Festival 2012. The BIFF Mecenat Jury will select and award the winners for the best Asian documentary presented in the Wide Angle section.

Supriyo Sen has produced and directed feature and short documentaries such as The Nest (2000), Way Back Home (2003), Hope Dies Last in War (2007) and Wagah (2009). 

The Nest (2000) won National Award for the Best Film on environmental issues. Way Back Home (2003) received BBC Audience Award for the best documentary in Commonwealth Film Festival at Manchester and National Award for the best documentary on social issues.

Sen’s Hope Dies Last in War (2007), was funded by Asian Network Documentary (AND) of the 2006 Asian Cinema Fund (ACF).Furthermore, with his film Wagah (2009), he received several awards that include the Berlin Today Award at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and the Best Short Documentary at the 2009 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

The other members of the Jury are journalist, film critic and festival director of Visions du Réel from Switzerland Luciano Barisone and Mun Jeong-hyun, documentary filmmaker from Korea.

The 17th Busan International Film Festival will be held from October 4-13, 2012. 

Tagged with: , ,

Did you like reading this article?

Get DearCinema in your Inbox

Or grab the RSS feed!

Editor's Pick

Uncertainty over Mumbai Film Festival, supporters take to social media
Uncertainty looms large over 16th Mumbai Film Festival that is scheduled to take place ...
Why touts thrive in censor board office
An Independent filmmaker's first hand account of getting a censor certificate in ...
Why short filmmakers need to be more professional in their approach
Short-films are the blind spot for the contemporary tribe of film commentators, ...
Why Cinelicious Pics acquired Gangs of Wasseypur for North America
Dennis Bartok, who set up Cinelicious Pics with film restoration expert Paul Korver in ...

Join the discussion

Comments are closed.