CALCUTTA CLUB USA and MIT SANGAM STUDENTS ASSOCIATION thanks all for an amazing and groundbreaking third CALEIDOSCOPE FILM FESTIVAL held in BOSTON from SEP 8th - 10th, 2017. It was the largest Indian cine celebration in Boston ever. Media coverage of Caleidoscope is currently available on several leading newspapers. Any media inquiries may be directed to email@example.com. Pictures of the event can be viewed in this Facebook AlbumThis year, Caleidoscope presented an amazing array of decorated films from the sub-continent and beyond at two locations - Apple Cinemas, Cambridge and at MIT.
Results of the Caleidoscope Competitive Festival were announced on Sep 10th evening at the awards dinner:
Jury Awards (includes trophy plus monetary prize, sponsor names in parentheses) Best Film - Bisorjon by Kaushik Ganguly. Produced by Opera Movies (Nalini and Raj Sharma) - $500 Best Director - Sanal Sashidharan in Sexy Durga (Curate Partners) - $250 Best Short Film - Far Away by Jaspreet Singh, Producer Bill Campbell (Gouri Datta) - $125 Best Documentary - Broto Alpona by Sarbari Chowdhury. (Pushpa Karna/Aalok fashions) - $125 Best Actor - Vikrant Massey in A Death in the Gunj (Subu Kota) - $125 Best Actress - Jaya Ahasan in Bisorjon (Subu Kota) - $125 Technical Excellence Award - Sexy Durga (Gope Gidwani) - $125 Best new talent - Vinayak Potdar in Half Ticket (Ram Gupta) - $125 Other Distinctions (Trophy only by Calcutta Club USA) Hope Award - Tanni Choudhury in Beyond Sustaining Traditions - Sarbari Chowdhury in Broto Alpona Most Popular Film - Lipstick Under My Burkha Best Audience Choice Award - A Death in the Gunj Most Heartwarming film - Half Ticket Awards Dinner Sponsor: Urban Public Companies (Neil Shah)
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