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16th MIFF 2020: Babenco: Tell Me When I Die by Barbara Paz bags Golden conch award for best documentary film

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On February 3, 2020, The 16th edition of  Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) 2020, the oldest international event for non-feature films in South Asia,  was held at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The festival screens documentaries, short fiction films and animation films &the awards for the best films of the festival have been presented by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the closing ceremony.Golden Conch, Silver Conch and other Special Awards:

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S.No Award Name Won by Director
1 Golden Conch Award 2020 for Best Documentary Film Babenco: Tell Me When I Die (Brazilian documentary film) Barbara Paz
2 Silver Conch Award for the Best Short Fiction Film Marathi film Paavsacha Nibandh (An Essay of Rain) Nagaraj Manjule
3 Silver Conch Award for the Best Animation Film German film Portrait of Suzanne Izabela Plucinska
Indian film Panangaatu Nari (The Fox of the Palmgrove) Divakar S. K.

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The full list of award-winning films and filmmakers across various categories can be found here, http://164.100.117.97/WriteReadData/userfiles/MIFF%202020%20Awards.pdf

i.The prestigious Golden Conch carries a prize of Rs.10 lakh and a golden conch, while the Silver Conch carries a prize of 5 lakh and the silver conch.

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