Reena Mohan will get IDSFFK lifetime achievement

Documentary filmmaker and editor Reena Mohan has been chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award for documentaries in reference to the 14th Worldwide Documentary and Quick Movie Pageant of Kerala (IDSFFK) to be held from August 26 to 31 in Thiruvananthapuram.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will current the award on the opening ceremony of the competition on August 26 at Kairali Theatre, Thiruvananthapuram.

The award consists of ₹2 lakh, a memento, and a quotation. The competition will display 9 of her movies as a part of a retrospective. The movies directed by Reena Mohan— Kamlabai, Pores and skin Deep, and On an Specific Freeway, and edited by her Mati Manas (Director: Mani Kaul), Babulal Bhiyu ki Qurbani (Dir: Manjira Datta), Within the forest hangs a Bridge (Dir: Sanjay Kak), Sundar Nagri (Dir: Rahul Roy), and Dreaming Taj Mahal (Dir: Nirmal Chander).

Reena Mohan, a graduate of FTII, Pune, has directed about 10 documentaries, edited a number of options, over 50 documentaries, and a tv sequence. Her first documentary, Kamlabai (1991), received the Nationwide Award. In 2000, she received the Nationwide Award for Greatest Cinematography for her work on Sanjay Kak’s movie Within the Forest Hangs a Bridge.

Anand Patwardhan was the maiden recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award constituted in 2018. Madhusree Dutta and Ranjan Palit had been honoured within the following years. Delegate registration for the competition will be accomplished on-line by means of www.idsffk.in.

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