Magazine article Screen International

'Gurgaon', 'Machines' Win Film Bazaar Awards

Magazine article Screen International

'Gurgaon', 'Machines' Win Film Bazaar Awards

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Both projects were screened in Film Bazaar's Work-in-Progress Lab.

Gurgaon, selected in the fiction section, revolves around the impact that sudden wealth has on a family living on the outskirts of Delhi.

Jain's Machines, which screened in the documentary section, presents a sensory experience of working conditions in a textile factory in Gujarat.

The awards were presented by Work-in-Progress Lab mentors Marco Mueller and Derek Malcolm. "Every year I come here, the documentaries get just a little bit better and this year, in particular, has been a very good year," Malcolm said.

Nina Lath Gupta, MD of India's National Film Development Corp, said: "The response at the ninth edition of Film Bazaar has been overwhelming. It's been great to see Indian cinema grow. For me, every film that does well is my baby, I take immense pride."

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