Magazine article Screen International

Pema Tseden's Old Dog Sweeps Awards at Seoul's CinDis

Magazine article Screen International

Pema Tseden's Old Dog Sweeps Awards at Seoul's CinDis

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Tibet-set Old Dog takes the Red, Green and White Chameleon Awards.

The 5th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival (CinDi) wrapped yesterday with Pema Tseden's Old Dog sweeping the Red, Green and White Chameleon Awards.

The Red Chameleon award is presented by a jury of international directors while the Green Chameleon is given by Korean journalists. Both come with cash prizes of KW20m ($18,500). The White Chameleon is presented by the CinDiphile audience jury and comes with a trophy and Canon 5D camera.

Pema Tseden thanked the festival and juries: "This is my third film, and I tried to purely portray my home of Tibet. The film has brought me many honors tonight, but it has been a source of stress for me. I tried to portray the situation in Tibet and its people so that the world could know about them. In truth, it is my most sincerest film."

The Red Chameleon jury - which included filmmakers Eric Khoo, Penek Ratanaruang and Lee Yoon-ki - also gave a Special Mention to Flying Fish, directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. …

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