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5 th Golden Triangle International Film Festival – 2020 concluded

Bhubaneswar:14/2/20:TheFifth edition of the Golden Triangle International Film Festival (GTIFF) here, which showcased the best of national and international films, ended on  Wednesday.The festival is organised by city-based non-government organization Golden Triangle Charitable Trust. Festival president Priya Ranjan Sahoo said they had received 62 films from different countries including India for screening in the festival, but they selected only 28 films for the competition and exhibition.

Sahoo said The festival holds the responsibility of promoting the exhibition of unique national and international films, facilitating the running of programs related to films, granting film awards and celebrating documentaries. In addition to screening films the Golden Triangle International Film Festival (GTIFF) would like to create a platform for discussions, networking, as well as organizing film events and workshops. We would like to be part of the universal creative exchange of ideas and forge collaboration with other film entities across the world.

The festival was held from February 10 to 12,2020- at the city-based Jayadev Bhawan  auditorium featuring 28 films, including seven international entries. It was organised by the Golden Charitable Trust. Three Odia films also were showcased along with films from other countries namely, Bangladesh,Iran,Russia  & Philippines .The event was integrated by Honble Minister Arun kumar Sahoo,Chairman of organisation Dr. Prasana kumar Patsani,Secretary Priya Ranjan Sahoo was also in the dais.


Iran film Girls don’t  Scream, was selected as the best film in  foreign  film segment,lead actor and actress of this film adjudged as the Best actor and Best actress respectively .In Indian film   category   Telugu film The death of sentence  selected as best film.Odia short film KAMALI adjudged as Best Odia film while lead actress of this film Sonali Nayak has been selected as Best actress and   Odia Tele film MAHANATAK begs award in Best Editing segment.

In the concluding ceremony Organasation Chairman Ex-bhubaneswar MP Dr.Prasana Kumar Patasani, Senior Advocate of Odisha high court Sitansu kumar Dwivedy, Asit kumar Padhi,General Manager.IDBI Bank,P.K.Mandal,IRS,Adviser Ashok Palit & Festival president Priya Ranjan Sahoo was in the dias.

Apart from organising GTIFF, the Golden Triangle Charitable Trust also lends its support to other Film Festivals across India as well. Golden Triangle International Film Festival (GTIFF) activities will give film lovers a chance and an opportunity to be exposed to the best of world cinema. Golden Triangle International Film Festival (GTIFF) is presenting the best of International and Indian Panorama films to the cultural state of India. GTIFF promises to be bigger and better for coming years

In the opening ceremony Massillian Mazzotto,Festival Director,Italy   was also present.


About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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