Category Archives: Women,s voices

Tannishtha Chatterjee, President of Jury at Imagineindia 2022

Tannishtha Chatterjee is an Indian film actress and director best known in the west for her performance in the British film Brick Lane (2007), the film adaptation of Monica Ali‘s best selling novel of the same name for which she was nominated best actress at the British Independent Film Awards. Her other notable roles have been in Academy Award-winning German director Florian Gallenberger‘s film Shadows of TimeRoad, Movie with Abhay DeolDekh Indian Circus, for which she won the National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) and Marathi film Doctor Rakhmabai for which she has won the Best Actress Award at RIFF (Rajasthan International Film Festival) and PIFF (Pune International Film Festival). In 2019 she directed her first feature film Roam Rome Mein.

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Mariya Shub wins Best Production Design at Imagineindia 2021

Mariya Shub wins Best Production Design for the film BLINDFOLD at Imagineindia 2021 in Madrid.

  • Ceramic Artist; Production Designer in theatre, cinematography and television
  • 1998 – 2004 National academy of visual arts and architecture, Kyiv, studio of D. D. Lider.
  • 1993 – 1998 Kyiv technical school of art and design, department of ceramics.
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Marina Koshkina wins Best Actress at Imagineindia 2021

Marina Koshkina wins Best Actress Award at Imagineindia 2021 for the film BLINDFOLD (Taras Dron).

Marina Koshkina is an actress of theater and cinema.
2014-2018 studied at the University of Cinema and Television named after Karpenk-Kary, workshop of the People’s Artist of Ukraine B.M. Benyuk
2016 works at the Young Theater, where she plays in the play
“Gagarin and Barcelona”.
2017 collaborates with the Maly Theater, where she plays in the play “Valentine’s Day”.
2018 works at the Franco Theater Kyiv.

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Apoorva Satish wins at Imagineindia 2021

Apoorva Satish wins Best Student Film Award at Imagineindia 2021 for the film KANYA, Famu Film School.

Born and raised in Chennai, a colourful conglomerate of urban villages, Apoorva was fascinated by the power of Tamil filmdom in state politics, igniting a passion for creating films that are socially and politically aware. To hone her creative skills as a filmmaker, Apoorva travelled to many countries: Sri Lanka, Israel, Italy, Jordan, England, and the USA to work on fiction and non-fiction projects. In 2016, she was selected to attend the International Filmmaking Academy in Bologna under the tutorship of award-winning directors Danis Tanovic and Claudia Llosa.

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Swastika Mukherjee Wins Critic´s Choice Award at Imagineindia 2021

Swastika Mukherjee wins Critic´s Choice Award at Imagineindia 2021 for the film House of Cards (Sudipto Roy).

Swastika Mukherjee is an actor in Indian Cinema, with a career spanning over two decades. She started with television having done 4 mega soap operas and over 47 telefilms with all the leading channels. With a body of work over 95 feature films, she continues as a performer in various languages, namely, Bangla, Hindi, Marathi, English. Most of her work is archived in all major OTT platforms, namely Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, Zee5, Hoichoi. She has won various accolades for her craft, two Filmfare Awards, two Critic´s Choice awards & her films have been travelling extensively in all major festivals of the world, the recent being New York Indian Film Festival where her short film Tasher Ghawr won the best short.

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Nimisha Sajayan wins Second Best Actress Award at Imagineindia 2021

Nimisha Sajayan wins Second Best Actress Award for The Great Indian Kitchen at Imagineindia 2021.

Nimisha Sajayan (born 4 January 1997) is an Indian actress in the Malayalam film industry. Nimisha made her acting debut with the film Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum directed by Dileesh Pothan. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress in 2018 for her performance in Oru Kuprasidha Payyan and Chola.

She had got critical acclaim for her performance in other movies such as Eeda (2018), Stand Up (2019), The Great Indian Kitchen (2021), Nayattu (2021) and Malik (2021).

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A Fish Tale (Emmanuelle Mayer) Israel

A Fish Tale
Emmanuelle Mayer
Israel. 2019. 52 min

Johnny believes in the future of Africa. He lives in Israel, but dreams of returning home with modern fish farming techniques. His wife, Thérèse, sees little hope back home. She is determined to create the best possible future for their children, whatever the price may be. When their visas expire, tensions between the two arise, leading to an inevitable clash. Emmanuelle Mayer’s directorial debut is a moving documentary portrait, pieced out of ten years of intimate footage.

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Second Chance (Marija Dzidzeva) Macedonia. Official Section

Second Chance
Marija Dzidzeva
Macedonia. 2019. 79 min

Macedonia, 2001. The interethnic conflict is on the edge of a Civil War. Violence has infected every pore of life. Regardless of their nationality or social status, all people share the fear of a hopeless future.”Second Chance” follows the stories of three women, need to respond to the many challenges of that terrible time. Sandra, Angelina and Eleonora living in the same building. Each one of these women struggles to find meaning in their existence, in the absurd and meaningless times, and surrounding. And each one of them faces her own personal demons, and struggles to preserve her humanity.

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Sonsi (Savita Singh) India

Sonsi
Savita Singh
India. 2019. 26 min

Every morning, eight-year-old Nadi wanders somewhere between the conscious and the unconscious, to meet her dream-etched Shadow Bird. A second character unfailingly follows—the mysterious Timekeeper, who has a clock fitted inside his heart. But one morning neither Shadow Bird nor Timekeeper arrive, and Nadi ventures alone into the deep, mysterious woods in search of them.

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