Posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:06 am

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Closing Night Gala for IFFLA 2013

Actor and Comedian Pritesh Shah was hosting for Urban Asian on the red carpet closing gala for the 11th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). The festival showcased more than 35 film features, documentaries, and short films at ArcLight Hollywood.

Shah talks: Dosas in NYC, Acting with Ben Affleck, Mindy Kaling, and Deepa Metha discussing Midnights Children with Salman Rushdie. Check out what the actors, producers, writers, directors, and all the creative talent had to say about 2013 IFFLA films and shorts. We interviewed Deepa Metha, Tehmina Sunny, Amrit Singh, Richa Shukla, Sarayu Rao, Roger Narayan, Sheetal Sheth, Satya Bhabha, and Samrat Chakrabarti! Take a look!

Award Winners for 2013

  1. Miss Lovely receives Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature
  2. Beyond All Boundaries takes the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary
  3. Unravel named Best Short Film

Audience Choice Awards

  1. Filmistaan
  2. Beyond All Boundaries
  3. Unravel

Grand Jury Awards

  1. BEST FEATURE: Miss Lovely directed by Ashim Ahluwalia
  2. HONORABLE MENTION: Ship of Theseus directed by Anand Gandhi
  3. BEST DOCUMENTARY: Beyond All Boundaries directed by Sushrut Jain
  4. BEST SHORT FILM: Unravel directed by Meghna Gupta
  5. HONORABLE MENTION: Tatpaschat directed by Vasudev Keluskar

Audience Awards

  1. BEST FEATURE: Filmistaan directed by Nitin Kakkar
  2. BEST DOCUMENTARY: Beyond All Boundaries directed by Sushrut Jain
  3. BEST SHORT: Unravel directed by Meghna Gupta

If you missed Urban Asian coverage of the opening night gala for IFFLA 2013 – you can check it out here!

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