Festival dates: Dec 19-25, 2020

Happenings

Happenings

FILM SCREENINGS & THEATRE Open Forums, Workshops, Masterclasses, & Film Appreciation Camp

Informal Masterclass

Industry professionals share their experience, & offer expert tips.

Workshop

Practical & theoretical classes on the vital dos & don'ts.

Meet the Director

Student filmmakers speak about their films & interact with the audience.

Film Screening

From late morning to early evening, with lunch and tea breaks in between.

Panel Discussions

Moderated open forums on important film topics

Film Appreciation Camp

Conducted by FTII-Pune. Dates: April 11-15

Award Winners — Kautik 2019

Best International Short Fiction
Ardak | Esmaeel Monsef (Iran)

Best Indian Short Fiction
The Boy with the Gun | Khanjan Kishore Nath

Jury Special Mention
Look at the Sky | Ashok Veilou

Audience Choice — Best International Documentary
Baraka | Komeli Soheili (Iran)

Audience Choice — Best Indian Short Fiction
An Irrelevant Dialogue | Moinok Guhu

Film Critics Circle of India Award — Best Indian Short Fiction
An Irrelevant Dialogue | Moinok Guhu

Film Critics Circle of India Award — Best Indian Documentary
Ghost Villages of Himalayas | Kuldeep Sah Gangola

Award Winners — Kautik 2018

Best Short Fiction
Day 39 | Jesse Gustafson (USA)

Film Critics Circle of India Award — Best Indian Short Fiction
Orukkam | Sankar G

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS Early Mornings & Late Evenings

Of Temples & Hills

Tour of the Sacred Hills

Pre-Festival Happenings: Historical and Adventurous Tour of the Virgin Hills  

Sufi Beneath the Skies

Sufi Music by the Campfire

Early Morning Boating in Nainital Lake, Sky-diving, Open-air Theatre Under the Stars, & All-night Stories by the Campfire