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 2012 Philadelphia Documentary & Fiction Film Festival 
Late Deadline is September 30th, 2012

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Philadelphia Documentary & Fiction Film Festival 
Comments of the winners:

by DANIELA DAR-CREUTZ - Best Direction

Best Direction
Arranged Happiness                                   

I am extremely grateful for the Jury of the Philadelphia Documentary & Fiction Festival having granted me this wonderful award for best directing.

Along with your award, ARRANGED APPINESS received it's 6th nomination! The "Special Jury Award" at the Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival (Qatar), "Best Documentary" at the Madrid ImagineIndia International Film Festival (Spain), the "Director's Vision Award" at Stuttgart/B&B IFF (Germany), "Top 10 - Audience Pick" at Cinema Novo (Belgium) and a honorable nomination for the "Juliane Bartel Journalism Award" (Germany)  - which makes all this work so much more worthwhile.

I hope, the audience will enjoy this personal story of mine and our Kashmiri family, in India.

Awarded Director
                                Daniela Dar-Creutz

Special thanks to my cinematographer, Roland Vuskovic, my editor, Caspar Stracke, and my good friend Ori Kaplan (from the band Balkan Beat Box), whose composition has turned out to be wonderfully insightful. Thanks again to all of those who helped me in ways big and small!

Daniela Dar-Creutz

- Best Photography

Best Photography
Lights of India                                       

A Journey Through India and Its World of Gods.

With great joy I learned that my film LIGHTS OF INDIA has been awarded by the Jury of the Philadelphia Documentary & Fiction Festival in the Best Photography category.

Thank you for awarding the film, this is my first prize in Cinematography

Director of the Film
                                 Holger Klussmann

I always use toshoot my films by myself and try to make the pictures enjoyable to the viewers. And India is a thankful location for making movies. This prize will motivate me for my coming film shooting.

Holger Klussmann


The Award Ceremony and Screening of the Punta del Este Documentary & Fiction Festival

The Award Ceremony of the Punta del Este Documentary & Fiction Festival took place on the city of Punta del Este, on September 18th.

Awards Ceremony at Punta del Este
Award Ceremony at the city of Punta del Este

On the Edgardo Ribeiro Theater of the Promotion and Tourism League, the President of the Jury, Roxana Ukmar, and the Director of the Annual Program Without Frontiers, Carlos Martinez, announced the Awards of the 2010 edition of the Festival.

Diplomatic representatives attended the event. From India, the Honorary Consul Ruben Azar received the awards for Best Screenplay and Best Integral Realization on behalf of the film The Jail, by Abhijit Das Gupta.

Receiving the Special Mention Certificate of the film Border Stories, by Florian Wyss, was the Swiss Ambassador in Uruguay Hans Ruedi Bortis.

And in behalf of the Sweden Embassy was Karin Rydholm, a film expert, who received the Award Certificates for Best Documentary for the film Mientras Esperamos, by Malin Nicander and Lisa Jonsson, and for Best Actor Performance, for the film Just For Today, by Jan-Eje Ferling.

Afterwards, some of the awarded films were screened for the guests and local audience. The screening continued during September 19th, completing all the awarded categories and Special Mentions.

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