On the banks of the Ganges

Parmarth Niketan Ashram, P.O. Swargashram, Rishikesh (Himalayas), Uttarakhand – 249304, India.

Grand Jury awards

Kautik 2023

Best Feature Film
Bobby Sarma’s If only trees could talk

Best Short Fiction Film
Gregory Lecocq’s Loneliness of the Bear

Best Documentary Film
Maxim Bujnicki’s Anastasia’s Diary

Best Animation Film
Anna Shveigolz’s Oh, Whose is the Rye

Audience Choice award

Kautik 2023. Audience Choice award for Best Short Fiction Film
Mukund Narayan & Santosh Singh’s Pataal-Tee (Holy-water)

House of Illusions awards

Kautik 2023. House of Illusions Award
Karolina Belka’s Hide and Seek

Film Critics Circle of India (FCCI) awards

Kautik 2023

FCCI award for Best Debut Short Fiction:
Divyesh Gandhi’s Bandit’s Bazooka

FCCI Special Mention – Debut Short Fiction:
Parisa Shams’ Louse

FCCI Best Debut Documentary:
Marcin Zydek’s We Need To Focus

FCCI Best Debut Animation:
Anna Shveigolz’s Oh, Whose is the Rye



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