5th Edition : 3-6 August, 2022 : Nandan, Kolkata

2nd South Asian Short Film Festival (SASFF 2019)

Official Closing Teaser of 2nd SASFF 2019

The 2nd edition of the South Asian Short Film Festival (SASFF 2019) took place from 18-31 March , 2019 at Nandan, Kolkata. This time, a total of 271 films were showcased in the festival and a selected package including all the award-winning films were screened at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute Kolkata on 1 April 2019. The list of award winning films was as folllows:

Satyajit Ray Golden Award for the Best Documentary:
Swimming Through The Darkness (India, 70M) by Supriyo Sen.

Mrinal Sen Golden Award for the Best Direction in Documentary: Suranjay, for the film Traces: Stories (India, 25M)

Satyajit Ray Silver Award for the 2nd Best Documentary: I
am Bonnie (India, 45M) by Farha Khatun, Sourabh Kanti Dutta and Satarupa Santra.

Satyajit Ray Bronze Award for the 3rd Best Documentary (Trophy and Citation)
JOINTLY: Theatre of The Earth (India, 52M) by Oinam Doren

Satyajit Ray Bronze Award for the 3rd Best Documentary
JOINTLY: Those Who Dance Will Survive (India, 70M) by Biju Toppo and Meghnath

Ritwik Ghatak Golden Award for the Best Short Fiction: Fish
Monologue / Meenalaap (India-Bangladesh, 28M) by Subarna Senjutee Tushee

V Shantharam Golden Award for the Best Direction in Short Fiction: The Camel Boy (Afghanisthan, 15M) by Chabname Zariab

Ritwik Ghatak Silver Award for the 2nd Best Short Fiction:
Written By? (India, 16M) by Kankana Chakraborty

Ritwik Ghatak Bronze Award for the 3rd Best Short Fiction: The
Disguise (India, 18M) by Sandeep A Varma

Special Jury Award: Silence (Bangladesh, 12M) by Amitabh Reza
Chowdhury

Chidananda Dasgupta Critics’ Award for the Best Short Fiction: The Stitch (India, 8M) by Asiya Zahoor.

P K Nair Critics’ Award for the Best Documentary:
Displacement and Resilience (India, 60M) by Chandita Mukherjee

Category wise list of selected films were as follows:

Competition Fiction

SLDirectorTitleCountry
CF- 1Abdullah Al MarufEternal Life, 1946Bangladesh
CF- 2Abhishek BhattacharyyaRoom 462India
CF- 3Aditya KelgaonkarSoundproofIndia
CF- 4Amitabh Reza ChowdhurySilenceBangladesh
CF- 5Aparajita SangitaFear of MenBangladesh
CF- 6Areen BasakSignatureIndia
CF- 7Arunava MiddyaThe InaptIndia
CF- 8Asiya ZahorThe StitchIndia
CF- 9Bhaswati RoyLandmarkIndia
CF- 10Chabname ZariabThe Camel BoyIndia
CF- 11Chhanda DuttFightIndia
CF- 12Hari ViswanathMonitorIndia
CF- 13Indranil KashyapKulaIndia
CF- 14Joby VargheseVuja DeIndia
CF- 15Kankana ChakrabortyWritten By?India
CF- 16Khandaker SumonPounopunikBangladesh
CF- 17Kishor MahmoodGray LightBangladesh
CF- 18Koel SenValayIndia
CF- 19Kripal KalitaThe CloudIndia
CF- 20Kshema B.KApraaptaIndia
CF- 21Kumar ChowdhuryEvery Drop CountsIndia
CF- 22Kumar Ritu RanjanMohammed Ali KhanIndia
CF- 23Mahmud HasanRevivalBangladesh
CF- 24Manas BasuAurora BorealisIndia
CF- 25Manav KaushikFor Love with LoveIndia
CF- 26Monuj BorkotokyDaaiIndia
CF- 27Neela NusratWithout MoneyBangladesh
CF- 28Nikhilesh DindaThe Shackles Of GenderIndia
CF- 29Pratik ShahMenopauseIndia
CF- 30Rohitaswa MukherjeeAquariumIndia
CF- 31Sahadat RussellColor of ChildhoodBangladesh
CF- 32Saki FarzanaThe Gray LineBangladesh
CF- 33Sandeep A. VarmaThe DisguiseIndia
CF- 34Shahariar ChoyoneBoot PolishBangladesh
CF- 35SivaranjiniRhythmIndia
CF- 36Sourav GhoshToyhouseIndia
CF- 37Sourav PalSound Of SilenceIndia
CF- 38Sreecheta DasPoshariniIndia
CF- 39Suborna Senjutee TusheeFish MonologIndia, Bangladesh
CF- 40Sudath AbeysiriwardanaWhere’s My RouteSri Lanka
CF- 41Supratic Gupta & Ors.Life Song: Let’s Touch The Lofty SkyIndia
CF- 42Suranjay MandalColor : GreyIndia
CF- 43Sujoy J. MukerjiAb Mujhe Udna Hai – Let Me Soar High!India
CF- 44Swajan MajhiPart Of An EpicBangladesh
CF- 45Tathagata GhoshThe DemonIndia
CF- 46Tejus YakhobPluckedIndia
CF- 47Vishal JejurkarThe Last LetterIndia
CF- 48VS SanojBurningIndia
CF- 49Xahid KhanMistakeIndia
CF- 50Zuairijah MouBhoy – The Fear of SilenceBangladesh

Competition Documentary

SlDirectors TitleCountry
CD- 1Ankan Roy & Ors.Possessed by His Art, a Bahurupi TransformsIndia
CD- 2Anubha Bhonsle & OrsInto The Chakshangs Of ImphalIndia
CD- 3Baburaj AsariyaThe Unsung HeroesIndia
CD- 4Biju Toppo & OrsThose Who Dance Will SurviveIndia
CD- 5Biswanath RathKotpad Weaving : The Story of A Race against TimeIndia
CD- 6Bobbeeta SharmaA Light That Refuses To Fade Out…India
CD- 7Chandita MukherjeeDisplacementIndia
CD- 8Debalina MajumderIn Fact …India
CD- 9Farha KhatunThe Jungle Man… LoiyaIndia
CD- 10Farha Khatun & OrsI am BonnieIndia
CD-11Himansu KhatuaBallav SpeaksIndia
CD- 12Indrani ChakrabartiJourney on Three WheelsIndia
CD- 13K G DasMaster Preacher of Film TheoryIndia
CD- 14KM Taj & OrsThe Girls are Not BridesBangladesh
CD- 15Malyaban AshKhela JakhonIndia
CD- 16Md. Ahasan Kabir & OrsThe Artist of Story TellingBangladesh
CD- 17Monalisa MukherjiWho Is This Women’s Day For?India
CD- 18Nandit DesaiGwalior- A Journey Of Indian MusicIndia
CD- 19Oinam DorenTheatre of The EarthIndia
CD- 20Parthajit BaruahChaiaroscuroIndia
CD- 21Pratibha SharmaWe All Are OneIndia
CD- 22Ratnottoma SenguptaAnd They Made ClassicsIndia
CD- 23Roopkatha PurakayasthaSamkhyaIndia
CD- 24Satyakam DuttaFinding Beauty In GarbageIndia
CD- 25Shila DuttaMother’s DayIndia
CD- 26Sinchita MajiGanpati Yadav’s Gripping Life CycleIndia
CD- 27Sreemati MukherjeeThe Chitrakars: Where Earth Meets CultureIndia
CD- 28Subrata SenKaliIndia
CD- 29Subuhi JiwaniFarming Doesn’t Give Us Our SustenanceIndia
CD- 30Sudha Padmaja FrancisMemory BeingsIndia
CD- 31Supriyo SenSwimming Through The DarknessIndia
CD- 32Suranjay MandalTraces : StoriesIndia
CD- 33Swati ChakrabortyI am JeejaIndia
CD- 34Vishaka George & OrsI Feel So Happy to See the Paddy GrowingIndia
CD- 35Zhumur Asma JuiThe Myth of PuppetryBangladesh

Panorama Fiction

SLDirectorTitleCountry
PF- 1Abesh BanerjeePhire PaowaIndia
PF- 2Abhijit Dasgupta & Ors.AngshikIndia
PF- 3Abhik DasTicketIndia
PF- 4Ahsan Ullah JewelWhistleBangladesh
PF- 5Ajit GiriRest is FineIndia
PF- 6Ajoy Kumar SahaFurloughIndia
PF- 7Amarendra BhosleGarudiIndia
PF- 8Anand RadhakrishnanDividerIndia
PF- 9Aneesh NarathThe HopeIndia
PF- 10Anirban MukherjeeStepsIndia
PF- 11Aniruddha SharmaBagli TalkiesIndia
PF- 12Anshuman ChakrabortyAnd They Named MeIndia
PF- 13Anupam BarveEveningIndia
PF- 14Anupam DasguptaYou are AliveIndia
PF- 15Anupma Jai ShankerMonstersIndia
PF- 16Arijit DeyIn The Crowd of MistIndia
PF- 17Arijit GuptaUipokaIndia
PF- 18Arindam BarooahBreaking the CocoonIndia
PF- 19Aritra ChowdhuryChulIndia
PF- 20Arudra93 NotoutIndia
PF- 21Ashok VeilouLook At The SkyIndia
PF- 22B. SivakumarThe Harp’s ResonanceIndia
PF- 23Biren MukherjeeGhoor-The Intense of LifeBangladesh
PF- 24Chaitali Somadder & OrsSee YouBangladesh
PF- 25Chetan ADefineIndia
PF- 26Chowdhury Asif Jahangir ArkoDur-AlaponBangladesh
PF- 27Debabrata BhowmickThe MirrorIndia
PF- 28Debal BasuGanga PraptiIndia
PF- 29Debashis DasThe Ballad of a GeekBangladesh
PF- 30Debjit BagchiWinds of AutumnIndia
PF- 31Devprasad BanerjeeA Conflict WithinIndia
PF- 32Dhiraj KashyapShe DreamsIndia
PF- 33Dhruva HarshHarshitIndia
PF- 34G SatheeshbabuOn The WayIndia
PF- 35Gaurav MadanProbablyIndia
PF- 36Gautam ChatterjeeApne SamneIndia
PF- 37Gurprasad SinghSare Jahan Se AcchaIndia
PF- 38Icarr WeeouiParting & BondingIndia
PF- 39Indranil BanerjeeOne Night StandIndia
PF- 40Jagannaath chattopadhyaySukhersansar.comIndia
PF- 41JayakumarThiruvithamcoreIndia
PF- 42K RajaramanReincarnatedIndia
PF- 43Kanakaraj BalasubramanyamBurma ExpressIndia
PF- 44Kazi Sami HasanFruit CakeBangladesh
PF- 45Kiran PrasadLove On RopeIndia
PF- 46Koushik MandalColor PencilIndia
PF- 47Krishnamurthy ChamaramRefuge to LoveIndia
PF- 48Kunika KharatSaadIndia
PF- 49L B SriramNanna DiaryIndia
PF- 50Lanka SriramachandramurthySecond InningsIndia
PF- 51M GaniGubbareIndia
PF- 52Mahesh ChakravarthyOodalIndia
PF- 53Mainul Hossain Sagar & Ors.ResonanceBangladesh
PF- 54Manash Kr. TalukdarPhand’ The TrapIndia
PF- 55Manasi DeodharSound of SilenceIndia
PF- 56Manoj Babu PantThe RemainsNepal
PF- 57Mashroor ParvezThe Dogs IllusionBangladesh
PF- 58Mehedi Hassan RanaInvisible WaterBangladesh
PF- 59Milan PoudelCurryNepal
PF- 60Mohit ModiSandhyaIndia
PF- 61Nahid HasanA Subtle Kind of MurderBangladesh
PF- 62Nahida ParvinContemplationBangladesh
PF- 63Naresh Hegde DodmariUncoverIndia
PF- 64Nasrina Khan & OrsAn Unknown StoryIndia
PF- 65Natasha NazimGloomy EyesBangladesh
PF- 66Natesh HegdeDistantIndia
PF- 67Neha SharmaShe DreamsIndia
PF- 68Nidhi TanejaChutkiIndia
PF- 69Niyantha Shekar & OrsArt in A Time of ConflictIndia
PF- 70Pabitra JanaJaler NakshaIndia
PF- 71Parth R.BhismaIndia
PF- 72Partha Sarathi MannaSmellIndia
PF- 73Parviz BatadaJawaab La-JawaabIndia
PF- 74Patit Paban HalderWhereIndia
PF- 75Pavel PaulFrom MoonIndia
PF- 76Pooja SinghDew DropsIndia
PF- 77Pradip MistriPagliIndia
PF- 78Prince DhimanForever WhimIndia
PF- 79Raiba Anjali DileepGluttonyIndia
PF- 80Rajdeep Paul & OrsMalaiIndia
PF- 81Rajith KumarThe FramesIndia
PF- 82Rajkumar DasYes / AntaraleIndia
PF- 83RamanaLiving IdleIndia
PF- 84Ranjay RCEk Bachchan E Bohu BachchanIndia
PF- 85Ravi VinayakCagedIndia
PF- 86Razid SeasonStatue of An Angel (I)Bangladesh
PF- 87Remya RajMidnight RunIndia
PF- 88Renuka SoraisamUn-filledIndia
PF- 89Rohan DewanjeaMemories of a motherIndia
PF- 90Rohan NagDualityIndia
PF- 91Rop Akter AhamedDayan The SlanderIndia
PF- 92Rudranath BanerjeeAshariri.. O..!India
PF- 93Runa ChowdhuryLeelaIndia
PF- 94Rupesh SarkarAnkanIndia
PF- 95Sagniik BhattacharyaThe StorytellerIndia
PF- 96Sai Prawin ThanigachalamThe Silent DanceIndia
PF- 97Saikat DasThink Beyond the LimitIndia
PF- 98Sandeep RavindranathA Prayer for the ChildlessIndia
PF- 99Sanjay Namdeo KambleVeshbhusha an identityIndia
PF- 100Santanu HalderUnexpected letterBangladesh
PF- 101Santosh KumarMe TooIndia
PF- 102Santu PatiApu Kajaler GappoIndia
PF- 103Sanu KummilMind Matter of a Tea VendorIndia
PF- 104Saptarshi BhattacharyaAdriftIndia
PF- 105Sauvik ChattopadhyayKrishnakaliIndia
PF- 106ShanIyakki – The DriverIndia
PF- 107Shaqyo DeyHeadIndia
PF- 108Shiv VermaOde To Broken ThingsIndia
PF- 109Shivaprasad MaheshwadagiChocolateIndia
PF- 110Shuvra GoswamiPetals of LoveBangladesh
PF- 111Siddhesh Talokar & OrsObscuredIndia
PF- 112Sidharth GoutamSilenceIndia
PF- 113Snehendu PalAnonymousIndia
PF- 114Soban Ahmad KhanWi-Fi ConnectionIndia
PF- 115Soham SannamatWings A SagaIndia
PF- 116Soumadeep SenHer WordsIndia
PF- 117Sourav NealThe Common MindIndia
PF- 118Sreejith NampoothirySpectrum of LoveIndia
PF- 119Sreeraj Rajeev SSecond Innings PrizeIndia
PF- 120Subhadeep ChakrabortyTorshaIndia
PF- 121Suchana SahaFind Me, MotherIndia
PF- 122Sumanta SahaMagic StoneIndia
PF- 123Sumit MishraWindowIndia
PF- 124Sumsuddin Ahmed ShibluBeyond EquationBangladesh
PF- 125Supratic Gupta & OrsLet’s Change the WorldIndia
PF- 126Suraj NairAwakeningIndia
PF- 127Suvajit RoyEclipsedIndia
PF- 128Swagata NaikPixie DustIndia
PF- 129Swarup AnandaFadedBangladesh
PF- 130T.R. MethuPorojonBangladesh
PF- 131Tamali GhoshBodhon- The AwakeningIndia
PF- 132Tanbir AuridStep – The Untold TruthIndia
PF- 133Tanmay ChowdharyColor of NovemberIndia
PF- 134Tariq Naved SiddiquiThe Playboy Mr. SawhneyIndia
PF- 135Vast FeloLove StoryIndia
PF- 136Vijay DesaiLove TiyapaIndia
PF- 137Vishnu MuraledharanThe Better HalfIndia
PF- 138Vishnu UdayanWaftIndia
PF- 139Yash SawantA Cold Summer NightIndia
PF- 140Yogesh Soman & OrsFlameIndia
PF- 141Zabiullah Saifi AskariThe Last MomentsAfghanistan
PF- 142Zayed SiddikiTale of an Ecliptic TimeBangladesh
PF- 143Ziaul Hoque RajuA Paper KiteBangladesh

Panorama Documentary

SLDirectorsTitleCountry
PD- 1Alexander Leo PouPony TaleIndia
PD- 2Amol Dnyaneshwar KachareShepherd and Me…India
PD- 3Anand MurthyAngerIndia
PD- 4Anoop OommenCataclysmIndia
PD- 5Anshul TiwariThe Primordial SongIndia
PD- 6Anshuman ChakrabortyParadise Lost ChildrenIndia
PD- 7Anushka Shivdasani Rovshen & OrsBreatheIndia
PD- 8Arunima Tenzin TaraMoment’s NoticeIndia
PD- 9Ashfaque E JLynch NationIndia
PD- 10Beeswaranjan PradhanThe Tribal ScoopIndia
PD- 11Bijoy ChowdhuryThe WoundIndia
PD- 12Bizoy MahmudThe Birth of A LifeIndia
PD- 13Er. Abdul Rashid BhatGreen Gold on FireIndia
PD- 14Farook Abdul RahimanArdrashadananamIndia
PD- 15Himanshu BilochiThe Schooling Pains of Chozom & PalmoIndia
PD- 16Janardhana MaharshiVishwadarshanamIndia
PD- 17Jishnu KrishnanKillimangalam VazhiIndia
PD- 18John Seddon & OrsMountain, Priest, SonIndia
PD- 19Joydeep BanerjeeRay: A Journey Behind The LensIndia
PD- 20Kunal BiswasHapu’- The EpilogueIndia
PD- 21Lutfun Nahar TaposhiDream ManBangladesh
PD- 22Manojit AdhikaryGurusaday DuttIndia
PD- 23Muktha Chand PSunandaIndia
PD- 24Mukul HaloiTales From Our ChildhoodIndia
PD- 25Nainisha DedhiaPiranaIndia
PD- 26Napoleon RZ ThangaPapuia The Great FatherIndia
PD- 27Niyantha ShekarBarafIndia
PD- 28Partha SarkarSaluteIndia
PD- 29Rachita GorowalaBhopal, A City of QueensIndia
PD- 30Ramen Borah & Ors.Final AmenIndia
PD- 31Ramesh AdhiKomuraiah – A True Story Of Government Physical Education Teacher (P.E.T)India
PD- 32Ravi RJibanpur StationIndia
PD- 33Richa YadavDalaal StreetIndia
PD- 34Rishaya PalkhivalaRoshan & ManiIndia
PD- 35Sagar Shashikant TalashikarA Blank SlateIndia
PD- 36Sanjay BarnelaThe Colour of My HomeIndia
PD- 37Santanu RayA Place Called MustangIndia
PD- 38Shijith V.P.Nakusa Unwanted Is My NameIndia
PD- 39Surbhi DewanDaughter of NepalIndia
PD- 40Swarnali Goswami‘Anandi’-A Tale of ContingencyIndia
PD- 41U.P. SanthoshChemmarathi- Light In The PyreIndia
PD- 42Udayan BorthakurLegends of HollongaparIndia
PD- 43Utpal DasLiving with The DeadIndia

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