Film on Odisha Cartoonist Wins Best Documentary Awards At 3rd Berhampur Film Festival

Berhampur: ‘KK Rath’, a film based on the life story of an Odisha Cartoonist won the Best Documentary Award at the 3rd Berhampur Film Festival. The 3rd edition of the Film Festival was organized in ‘Kavisurya Rangamancha’ at Ganjam Kala Parishad of the city.

The film is based on Odisha Cartoonist late Kamala Kanta Rath.

The movie was produced by  Delhi’s Nimisha Suryanshi. This documentary was the center of attraction at the festival.

The festival was organized by the Berhampur Film Appreciation Club ‘Lakshya’. Thirty-two films including three documentaries and 29 short films were filmed at the festival.

“These films were in four languages including Odia, English, Telugu, and Hindi from Odisha and other states. We intended to invite films in four categories including animation, short, documentary, and feature. But we had to reject some entries as they came late, Chairman Manoj Kumar Samal said.

“The festival showcased a variety of cinematic styles and cutting-edge work that is being done globally. We aim to establish a studio and digital lab in Berhampur and nourish local artists for films,” Samal said.

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