Senior Film MARGARET Wins Award at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival

JMD Creations' MARGARET wins Best Short Film Award at 6th Annual Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival

6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival announced "MARGARET" as winner of  'Best Short Film - Jury' Award at its 2016 Ceremony  ( Source ::  http://educationexpo.tv/dadasahebphalkefilmfestival/news.php?id=MTk0 ).   The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a non-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Noida (Delhi NCR) with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe.

Other notable winners at this Festival are ::  * Best Film - Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Kishore Lulla for Bajirao Mastani;  * Best Screenplay - Juhi Chaturvedi for Shoojit Sircar's Piku; ( Source :: http://educationexpo.tv/dadasahebphalkefilmfestival/news.php?id=MTk1 ).   Festival's aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.  In past years festival gained reputation & now is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in India, attracting filmmakers from across the India & 90 nations across the world  

Margaret is an English language Short Film, filmed in Washington DC with professional local actors. So far Margaret has screened at 26 Film Festivals globally, including ::

USA           16    April        2016    (49th    Annual   WorldFest-Houston)

USA           23    January   2016    (25th    Annual   Rosebud Film Festival)

USA           21    February  2016    (22nd   Annual   Sedona International Film Festival) 

USA             2    April        2016    (17th    Annual   Crossroads Film Festival)

USA             8    October   2015    (14th    Annual   Urban Mediamakers Film Festival) 

USA           26    March      2016    (12th    Annual   Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival)

Romania      9     April        2016    (4th     Annual   ClujShorts International Short Film Festival)

Canada       15    May         2016    (5th     Annual   International Film Festival of South Asia) 

Ireland        25    May         2016    (8th     Annual   The Fastnet Short Film Festival)

Source ::    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4969570/releaseinfo 

Next MARGARET will screen at  2016 International Film Festival of South Asia on May 15 in Toronto, Canada.  IFFSA Toronto is THE BIGGEST SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN NORTH AMERICA. This ten day extravaganza showcases a diverse, language independent, selection of the best feature films, documentaries and short films from around the world, on themes of South Asian cultures and identities. IFFSA Toronto 2016 will be held from May 19 – May 23, 2016 in Ontario, Canada as part of South Asian Heritage Month celebrations.  Source - http://www.iffsatoronto.com/about/

Previous Awards::

* Best LOVE STORY    -  14th Annual Urban Mediamakers Film Festival         

* Best FILM (JURY)     -  4th  Annual Delhi Shorts International Film         

* Best SHORT COMEDY  -  14th Annual Somewhat North Of Boston Film Festival  

* Best SHORT NARRATIVE - 17th  Annual  Crossroads Film Festival

FILM SYNOPSIS :: 

After dealing with a series of extreme characters during a speed-dating event for senior citizens, an elderly woman meets a charming, exotic gentleman.

Please Email "r272singh@gmail.com" - if you would like to interview the filmmakers and actors.

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