'Nachom-ia' wins yet another international film award, now in US

GOANEWS DESK, PANAJI | 17 April 2016 18:54 IST

Nachom-ia Kumpasar, a Konkani film by Bardroy Barreto, has won yet another accolade at international level, this time in the USA.

The path-breaking Konkani film has won the Best Musical Awardd at US-based Tiburon International Film Festival. 

This is the fitfh international level award won by the exemplary Konkani musical, which had also made an entry at the Oscars this year.

The Golden Reel Awards of TIFF are considered to be one of the prestigious awards announced from the tiny town of Tiburon, based in California in the USA.

TIFF is an annual event that showcases the works of the best films by the best filmmakers from around the world.

Nachom-ia Kumpasar (Let's Dance to the Rhythm) won the award in the category of Best Musical at the 15th TIFF held on 15th April.

With this, the number of awards won by Nachom-ia Kumpasar reaches eight, which also includes three National Film Awards.

National Awards:                                                                                                       

Best Konkani film

Best Production Design in open category

Special mention by Jury for Acting (Female) – Palomi Ghosh

International Awards:

London International Film Festival: Audience choice for Best Film.

Brasov International Film Festival, Romania: Best Film.

Milan International Film Festival, Italy: Best Music and Best Sound Design (open category) and Best Director (Foreign Film).

Global Music Award Silver Medal: Best Music and Best Background Score.

Best Musical at Tiburon International Film Festival

Official Selections:

Melbourne Indian Film Festival

Mexico Cinefest

Chicago South Asian Film Festival

Seattle South Asian Film Festival

Mumbai Moving Images Festival ( MAMI)

All Lights International Film Festival, Kochi

International Film Festival of India( IFFI)

Bahamas International Film Festival

Honolulu South Asian Film Festival (Jan - Feb, 2016)

Victoria Film Festival Canada ( 05th - 14th Feb, 2016)

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