Director Venu Nair‘s short documentary “The Mythology of Aranmula Metal Mirror” has been nominated for the Delphic Art Movie Award aka the famous DAMA Award by the Berlin organisers. The 10-minute documentary which features the making of the world-famous Aranmula Kannadi (The Aranmula Mirror) and the craftsmanship associated with it is a part of the 136 films from 42 countries that have entered the contest.
The DELPHIC ART MOVIE AWARD 2011, is an international contest for documentary short films initiated by the International Delphic Council will for the first time decorate the winners at the ITB Berlin 2011 (the world’s leading travel trade show with a segment “cultural tourism”). Quite a proud moment for all of us, if Venu’s documentary wins the competition.
“The Mythology of Aranmula Metal Mirror” has already by now won the Kerala State Award : For the Best Tourism Film, for the year 2006 – 2007 and the National Award : National Award for the Best Tourism Film, for the year 2006 – 2007.
Here is OMC wishing you all the very best.
You can check out Director Venu Nair’s other award-winning documentaries at his website.