If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed!
IKFF India 2017
The first edition of IKFF was conducted in India and hosted independently by schools for their students and parents.
More than 100 films from over 25 countries were screened in 6 days.
IKFF reached over 10,00,000 students, parents and teachers in more than 500 schools across 75 cities in India.
IKFF 2017 WINNERS
Best Live Action Short Film:
Director: Carlos Lascano
With her artist’s eye, Lila reimagines the scenes of those she encounters in her daily life, ‘completing’ their stories with her vision.
Best Documentary Short Film:
Director: Loes Janssen
Sky is nine years old and has a significant hearing impairment. He tries hard to participate in his class, which is full of good hearing children, but he often feels powerless and misunderstood. He thinks the outsiders don’t understand him, but does he understand them? In this short documentary we observe Sky during and after school time as he tries to maintain grip on his environment.
Best Animated Short Film:
Free As A Bird
Director: Joyce van Diepen
Imad, a 10-year-old boy, lives in a war zone. When he finds a bird with a broken wing, he brings it home and carefully nurses it back to health. This new friendship brings Imad joy, dreams, and strength. He learns to listen to his heart and finds the courage to choose a (new) future.
Best Live Action Feature Film:
A Film Of Cinema
Director: Thiago B. Mendonça
“Father, what’s cinema?” asks Bebel, the daughter of a film director in crisis. She wants to make a movie with her friends for a school project. The making of the film turns into a great adventure, and takes Bebel, her family and her friends to a wonderous trip through the history of cinema.
IKFF 2017 Catalogue
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
― Margaret Mead