Panaji: Bridge by Kripal Kalita, A Dog And His Man by Siddharth Tripathy and Thaen by Ganesh Vinayakan has been named among the fourteen films nominated for the prestigious Golden Peacock award at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that will be held in hybrid format from January 16-24.
The other films nominated include: The Domain by Tiago Guedes (Portugal), Into The Darkness by Anders Refn (Denmark), February by Kamen Kalev (Bulgaria, France), My Best Part by Nicolas Maury (France), I Never Cry by Piotr Domalewski (Poland, Ireland), La Veronica by Leonardo Medel (Chile), Light For The Youth by Shin Su-won (South Korea), Red Moon Tide by Lois Patiño (Spain), Dream About Sohrab by Ali Ghavitan (Iran), The Dogs Didn’t Sleep Last Night by Ramin Rasouli (Afghanistan, Iran) and The Silent Forest by KO Chen-Nien (Taiwan).
A Cash prize of Rs. 40,00,000/- to be shared equally between the Director and Producer. Director to be given the Golden Peacock and a Certificate in addition to the cash component. Producer to be given a Certificate in addition to the cash component. Argentinefilmmaker Pablo Cesar will head 51st IFFI’sinternational jury panel, while other members include filmmakers Prasanna Vithanage (Sri Lanka), Abu BakrShawky (Austria), Priyadarshan (India)and Rubaiyat Hossain (Bangladesh).