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

3rd South Asian Short Film Festival (SASFF 2020) 

SASFF 2020- Award Announcement Ceremony

Due to the pandemic situation (created by the novel coronavirus), the South Asian Short Film Festival was organized online from 21 September to 25 October 2020. A total of 200 films were showcased in the 3rd edition. The list of award-winning films was as follows:

SASFF 2020 Award Winning Films

Documentary Section

Satyajit Ray Golden Award for the Best Documentary: Janani’s Juliet by Pankaj Rishi Kumar

Satyajit Ray Silver Award for the 2nd Best Documentary: Palace of Colours by Prantik Narayan Basu

Satyajit Ray Bronze Award for the 3rd Best Documentary: Coral Woman by Priya Thuvassery

Mrinal Sen Golden Award for the Best Direction in Documentary: Pankaj Rishi Kumar for Janani’s Juliet 

Short Fiction Section

Ritwik Ghatak Golden Award for the Best Short Fictions: The Accordion by Sandip Banerjee

Ritwik Ghatak Silver Award for the 2nd Best Short Fiction: An Irrelevant Dialogue by Moinak Guho

Ritwik Ghatak Bronze Award for the 3rd Best Short Fiction: Flying Wagon by Kunal  Narula 

Special Jury Mention in Short Fiction: Gulp by Vijeendra Syam

V Shantharam Golden Award for the Best Direction in Short Fiction: Ashish Pandey for Nooreh

A total of 200 films were showcased at the festival and the complete section-wise selection list was as follows:

Competition Short Fiction

CF-01. Agomonir Abogahon. By-Abhijit Roy (25M)
CF-02. Formerly. By-Abhisek Bhattacharyya and Indrashish Lahiri (18M)
CF-03. Democracy. By-Aditya Agnihotri (13M)
CF-04. Beholden. By-Akshay Gouri (30M)
CF-05. Pigments. By-Anindita Kalita (20M)
CF-06. The Little Riddle. By- Anoop Oommen (15M)
CF-07. Pedal Paths. By-Antar Mallick (04M)
CF-08. Nooreh. By-Ashish Pandey (22M)
CF-09. Neithal. By-Ashokan Moorthy (24M)
CF-10. Chaukhat, By-Bibhanshu Rai (30M)
CF-11. 3rd Law. By-Bisharad Bassnet (14M)
CF-12. A Democratic Proposal. By-Chandana Prasanna (18M)
CF-13. The Actor. By-Debesh Chatterjee (13M)
CF-14. Do I Exist-A Riddle. By-Dhruv Harsh (17M)
CF-15. Monsoon Clips. By-Diganta Dey (12M)
CF-16. Waves Interrupted. By-Dimon John (12M)
CF-17. Testimony of Silence. By-Hilusha Hewagama (15M)
CF-18. Avruska. By-Joy Kholia (01M)
CF-19. In the Field. By-Julian Coldray (16M)
CF-20. Mamatva. By-Kirti Singh (30M)
CF-21. Flying Wagon. By-Kunal Narula (15M)
CF-22. Blackhead. By-Lakshmi Marikar (21M)
CF-23. 1.4 GB. By-Manas Basu (14M)
CF-24. Season’s Greeting. By-Manish Singh (14M)
CF-25. An Irrelevant Dialogue. By- Moinak Guha (33M)
CF-26. Piklu. By-Mrinmoy Nandi (27M)
CF-27. The Unsent Letter. By-Mushfica Masud (11M)
CF-28. Furniture. By-Nazmus Sakib Himel (24M)
CF-29. Dogma. By-Omkar (10M)
CF-30. Notification. By-Patdeep Chaudhuri (25M)
CF-31. The Other Half. By-Prabal (15M)
CF-32. An Early Spring. By-Pramati Anand (38M)
CF-33. Junkiri. By-Prince (33M)
CF-34. Bridge. By-Pritha Biswas (31M)
CF-35. Khuda Hafiz. By-Ranjit Raghupathy (27M)
CF-36. Wind Through the Holes. By-Edward Roshan (07M)
CF-37. The Gift. By-Rupa Shukla Ahire (06M)
CF-38. The Storyteller. By-Sabyasachi Banerjee (30M)
CF-39. Silent Ties. By-Sai Deodhar (10M)
CF-40. Not A Known Story. By-Saikat Das (10M)
CF-41. The Accordition. By-Sandip Banerjee (20M)
CF-42. The Wallet. By-Saumitra Singh (14M)
CF-43. The Out Cast. By-Saurav Bhadra (22M)
CF-44. Shundor Chaan. By-Shankha Das Gupta (30M)
CF-45. Pamphlet. By-Shekhar Bapu (30M)
CF-46. Little Flower. By-Shila Dutta (04M)
CF-47. Aapke Aa Jane Se. By-Shiladitya Bora (18M)
CF-48. Maneater Alley. By-Soham Sannamat (06M)
CF-49. God is Good. By-Sourav Pal (20M)
CF-50. The Fence. By-Shreehari Dharman (22M)
CF-51. Thikana. By-Sreyasi Paul (14M)
CF-52. Rupatantar. By-Sujoy Pal (20M)
CF-53. Happy Ending. By-Susmit Sourav (06M)
CF-54. Miles Apart. By-Supriya Vinod (17M)
CF-55. Poet in Two Worlds. By-Swapnil Vasant, Lata Kapure (37M)
CF-56. Performer. By-Tasmiah Afrin Mou (30M)
CF-57. Miss Man. By-Tathagata Ghosh (25M)
CF-58. Weeping Angel. By-Tharindu Ramanyaka (08M)
CF-59. Gulp. By-Vijeendra Shyam (09M)

Competition Documentary

CD-01. Village of a Lesser God. By-Ananth Narayan Mahadevan (24M)
CD-02. One Point Seven. By-Andreas Van De Laar (25M)
CD-03. Magical Forest. By-Archana Chandrasekhar (34M)
CD-04. Khanshilling. By-Arpita Roy (11M)
CD-05. Housefull. By-Ayan Chakraborty (30M)
CD-06. Jharia. By-Biju Toppo (28M)
CD-07. The Incredible Buguns. By-D K Thongun
CD-08. Michael’s Day Out. By-Deepsikha Poddar (5M)
CD-09. Fayaz, Er. By-Abdul Rashid Bhatt (20M)
CD-10. An Engineered Dream. By-Hemant Gaba (49M)
CD-11. Dyed Yards. By-Jayandra Dey, Indrani Dey (8M)
CD-12. Kumudini. By-Jaya Jose Raj (23M)
CD-13. ITI. By-Nirbari Bandyopadhyay (27M)
CD-14. Janani’s Juliet. By-Pankaj Rishi Kumar (54M)
CD-15. Palace of Colours. By-Prantik Basu (27M)
CD-16. Coral Woman. By-Priya Thuvassery (53M)
CD-18. Ramdhanu, By-Sarosij Das (7M)
CD-19. A Dying Wish. By-Shubhra Dixit (14M)
CD-20. Catakah. By-Somapriya Bose (19M)
CD-21. Bibha Sengupta. By-Sreemati Mukherjee (49M)
CD-22. Dwelling in Travelling. By-Shubha Das Mollick (60M)
CD-23. The Smell of Eucalyptus across the Valley. By-Suranjoy (21M)

Panorama Short Fiction

PF-02, Abir Adhikary, Forbidden, 26 min
PF-03, Aditya Arvind Chavan, Kshay, 15min
PF-04, Akhilesh Gupta, Unquenched, 20 min
PF-05, Alok Saha, Ichchhe, 13 min
PF-06, Amit Kumar Das, Sesh Banshi, 19 min
PF-07, Amritangshu Chakravarty, The 4 Stages, 26 min
PF-08, Amyth Patkar, Black Label, 25 min
PF-09, Anish Pallyal, Rosa Lima, 18 min
PF-10, Anshul Tiwari, The Unannounced, 20 min
PF-11, Anubhav Anand, Chintu, 10 min
PF-12, Apratim De, Lost Luna, 40 min
PF-13, Arindam Barooah, Protyush-Ushering a Crack of Dawn, 12 min
PF-14, Mejda- The Ghost Hunter, Arkava Banerjee, 20 min
PF-15, Avijit Dasgupta, Samrat Sanyal, Bonsai- The Compressed, 19 min
PF-16, Bhupendra Deshmukh, Kulsoom, 28 min
PF-19, Chandrachur Mitra, Bikeler Roddur, 10 min
PF-20, Chandrajit Dey, Hole in Ozone Layer, 7 min
PF-21, Charulatha B Rangarajan, Legally Raped, 15min
PF-22, Chowdhury Asif Jahangir Arko, The Dustbin Connection, 15 min
PF-23, Danish Renzu, Gaash Light, 14 min
PF-24, Logo, Jaichandran V V, Madhu Manohar, 19 min
PF-25, Jaidev Tripathy, Damaged,6 min
PF-26, Jayakumar, Manikutty, 20 min
PF-27, Jayshree Chande, BadBoo An Olfactory Offense, 4 min
PF-28, Jishnu Krishnan, Dilapidated Well, 14 min
PF-29, Jitendra Jena, S-He, 13 min
PF-30, Joby Varghese, Unsee, 5 min
PF-31, Kanakaraj B, Ways, 11 min
PF-32, Karthikeyan K, RIP Human, 16 min
PF-33, Kingsuk Sarkhel Struggling Writer and Tied Butterfly, 19 min
PF-34, Kunal Biswas, Freude! ((n)joy!), 5 min
PF-35, Lipi Das, Dristikone – The Perspective,10 min
PF-36, Madhabee Barman & Vedatrayee Dutta, Tritiyo Basanta, 16 min
PF-37, Madhan Jaganathan, RIP, 27 min
PF-38, Malay Sarkar & Chandan Das, Drishyer Antarale, 25 min
PF-39, Manish Tiwari, Dhut, 13 min
PF-40, Manoj Naiksatam, Celebration, 30 min
PF-41, Mayurakshi Sen, Portrait, 29 min
PF-42, Md. Rezaur Rahman, The Scarce, 5 min
PF-43, Mrinmoy Sarkar, Darkness of Chaos, 15 min
PF-44, Muhammad Monirujjaman Julhash, The Elder Brother, 40 min
PF-45, Anantashayanam, Murali Raman, 3 min
PF-46, Naresh Hegde Dodmari, Parallel Lines, 27 min
PF-47, Nilay Bhowal, Droho – The Wound, 8 min
PF-49, Patit Paban Halder, Chetona, 7 min
PF-50, Pranjal Joshi, Beediwala, 21 min
PF-51, Prasad Namjoshi, Ek MR Ki Maut, 26 min
PF-52, Pratik Shah, One More Reason, 13 min
PF-53, Priyam Chanda, The Round Trip, 17 min
PF-54, Rahul Yadav, Carbon Monoxide, 18 min
PF-55, Rajeev Upadhyay, The First Step, 21 min
PF-56, Ramesh More, Zinda hoon main, 18 min
PF-57, Ramesh More, Development, 19min
PF-58, Ravi Rachi, The Teary Sword, 34 min
PF-59, Reeba George, Back then,when I started walking.., 14 min
PF-60, Reetwika Banerjee, Black Rose, 6 mins
PF-61, Rudradev Bhattacharya, Checkmate, 12min
PF-62, Runa Chowdhury, Inception, 16 min
PF-63, Sabyasachi Dey, Aparajita, 29 min
PF-64, Saheer Abbas Death Offers Life, 8 min
PF-65, Sajitha Madathil, Where to Evidekka, 8 min
PF-66, Sanat Ganu, Arabian Nights, 33 min
PF-67, Sandeep, The Inner Contravention of a Young Man, 25 min
PF-68, Sandeep Ravindranath, Diary of an Outsider, 15 min
PF-69, Baksho Bibhrat, Sankhadeep Chakraborty, 29 min
PF-70, Saurav Kumar, Autumn, 25 min
PF-71, Shammas Jamsheer, Iddah, 30 min
PF-72, Sharun Santhosh, Pahari, 12 min
PF-73, Shobhit Verma, Him, 17 min
PF-74, Shyam Sundar Majhi, Kukli, 25 min
PF-75, Somendra Prasad Chakraborty, The Morgue, 24 min
PF-76, Somu Mitra, Chor, 12 min
PF-77, Joker, Soumen Paul, 15 min
PF-78, Sounetra Chatterjee, Samir Karmakar & Kanchan Chatterjee, Gecho, 21 min
PF-79, Souradeep Datta, Rust & the Goldfish, 24 min
PF-80, Sourav Das, Sleeping Pills, 28 min
PF-81, Srinivas Bogadapati, Suicide Club, 40 min
PF-82, Subhas Ghosh, Subhasish Christche, Swapno Gachh, 21 min
PF-83, Sudath Abeysriwardana, Where’s my route, 13 min
PF-84, Sumanta Saha, Emily Calling, 10 min
PF-85, Sumitro Banerjee, Planchette, 39 min
PF-86, Sumsuddin Ahmed Shiblu, Clour of God, 12 min
PF-87, Suryakanta Gulab Adagale, Kumpan, 28 min
PF-88, Pencil, Tamali Ghosh, 14 min
PF-89, Tanbir Aurid, Antumbra, 8 min
PF-91, Tarun Wadhwa, 3rd Stanza, 40 min
PF-92, Thushara Ramanayake, Shell Shock, 15 min
PF-93, Trisha Nandi, Bhasan- The Immersion, 13 min
PF-94, Usman Mukhtar, Bench,12 min
PF-95, Venu Polsani, The Spring Well, 20 min
PF-96, Vignan Kaushik, Owe, 17 min
PF-97, Vinay kumar, P Aparadhees, 16 min
PF-98, Vinod Kulashekaran, Picasi, 26 min
PF-99, Vishwendra Singh, Hauah, 28 min
PF-100, Yogesh Ingole, Pratibimbo, 21 min

Panorama Documentary

PD-01. Light for Sight. By-Anangajit Chatterjee (12M)
PD-04. Men of God. By-Katyaayan Shreyas Aatman (10M)
PD-05. Jowar Gath. By-Laxminaryan Devda (30M)
PD-06. Woods Were Lovely Dark & Deep. By-Lingaraj Jayaprakash (17M)
PD-08. Rubina by Night. By-Miranda Morton Yap (13M)
PD-09. Alone The Combat Zone-Monjul Baruah (46M)
PD-10. The Day I Became a Woman. By-Moupia Mukherjee (35M)
PD-11. Baha-Sarul, Cusader against Deforestation. By-Mrinal Kanti Mahata (24M)
PD-12. Teesri Khwaish. By-Purandhya Sharma, Rustam Mazumdar, Shuchi Prasad (10M)
PD-14. Living Dreams. By-Ritwik Baiju Chandran (30M)
PD-16. Mangroves-Nature’s Hardy Foot Soldiers. By-Sajeed Naduthody (25M)
PD-17. Burimar Galpo. By-Susmita Choudhury (33M)
PD-18. Voices of The Sundarbans, By-Tapas Mondal (35M)