'The Newspaper' receives Commendation award at IndieFEST

Amani Nilar | Published: 11:05 AM Jul 9 2020
Local 'The Newspaper' receives Commendation award at IndieFEST

Sri Lankan Sinhala-language feature film, 'The Newspaper' has received a Commendation Award at the IndieFEST Film festival, California, US.

The award certificate was presented to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (8).

A number of countries including the US, Italy, India, Australia, Lebanon, Syria, Switzerland and the UK had presented their work to the film festival.

The IndieFEST Film festival has admired 'The Newspaper' for its outstanding depiction of liberation, social justice and concepts of antagonism in a motion picture.

It was co-directed by Sarath Kothalawala and Kumara Thirimadura, and was co-produced by Minister Bandula Gunawardana, Ravindra Guruge and H.D. Premasiri.

Amani Nilar | Published: 11:05 AM Jul 9 2020

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