Cannes: “A Connaught Tail” directed by Salman Mozaffar from AAFT won AFI World Peace Initiative Awards during the 72nd Cannes International Film Festival 2019. It was adjudged the best documentary filmed on Cellphone.
“I had the honor to receive on behalf of the Asian Academy of Film And Television the award for the best documentary announced for the film from AAFT. It was a great moment; never any Mobile film has ever been honored in Cannes from India. I am proud of my students,” said Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT.
Filmmaker Prof. Karl Bardosh of New York University has designed the festival. Lawrence David Foldes member Executive Committee Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Science is the President of Jury, Petra Terzi President Cultural International Festivals, , Luba Balagova Kandour Founder President of Sochi International Film Festival, Yuanyuan Chen from China, Moradeum Adedoyin Solaris the authentic Princess Omoba and Peter Ferris of Ferris Entertainment London were the other members of Jury.