The Entertainment Society of Goa in association with The Directorate of Film Festivals will be organising the 2017 National Award Winning Film Festival from 18th May to 14th June 2017 at Maquinez Palace. This for the first time a bouquet of the latest National Award winning films is being screened in Goa.
KAASAV which won the Swarna Kamal for the Best Feature Film and AABA AIKTAAY NAA? which won the Best Direction in the non-feature film category at The National Awards this year will be the films screened on the inaugural day. The directors of these films, Mr. Sunil Sukthankar (KAASAV) and Mr. Aditya Jambhale (AABA AIKTAAY NAA?) will be present for this event. Among other regional language winners, the Konkani film K SERA SERA will also be screened during the festival.
The regional language award winning films which will be screened are JOKER (Tamil), WRONG SIDE RAJU (Gujarati), PELI CHUPLU (Telgu), DASHAKRIYA (Marathi), MAHESHINTE PRATHIKAARAM (Malayalam), K SERA SERA (Konkani), RESERVATION (Kanada), NEERJA (Hindi), BISORJON (Bengali), MAJ RATI KETEKAI (Assamese). All movies are with English sub titles.
ESG Cinephile Film Club members can enjoy the movie for free, whereas guests will be charged a fee of Rs. 100 each per screening. Seating will be strictly on first come first serve basis. Admission will be granted strictly as per the censorship certificate. The screening of the films will be everyday at 6.30PM, on Friday & Saturday at 6.30PM and 8.30PM. and on Sundays at 11.00AM, 6.30PM and 8.30PM. For Cinephile membership and other details please visit www.esg.co.in
At the inaugural function, the Directors and Producers of the National Award winning films from Goa for the past 5 years will be felicitated.
K SERA SERA (2017) – Producers- Mr. Rajesh Pednekar & Ms. Gayatri Pednekar &
Director – Mr. Rajeev Shinde
ABBA AIKTAAY NAA? (2017) – Director – Mr. Aditya Jambhale
(Non feature Film)
EMEMY (2016) – Producer– Mr. Allaparthi Durgaprasad &
Director- Mr. Dinesh Bhosle
NACHOM-IA-KUMPASAR (2015) – Producer– Goa Folkore Productions &
Director- Bardroy Baretto
BAGA BEACH (2014) – Producer- Dr. Ms. Pramod Salgaokar &
Director- Mr. Laxmikant Shetgaonkar