KOCHI: The Malayalam film, `Chandranilekkoru Vazhi,' was selected for Calgary Internation al Film Festival 2006 in Canada.
The film has won many awards, including the John Abraham Award given by the Federation of Film Societies of India, Southern Region and Padmarajan Puraskaram. It is directed by Biju Varkey and produced by Jolly Joseph. The cast includes Nedumudi Venu, Rekha, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nishanth Sagar, Divya Viswanath, Charuhasan, Manikantan, T.G. Ravi, Mithun, Kozhikode Sarada, and Vijayakumari.
`Chandranilekkoru Vazhi' will be screened at the Calgary International Film Festival in the last week of September this year. It has already been selected for international film festivals including Karlovy Vari Film Festival in Czech Republic and Hollywood Film Festival in the U.S. This is the third movie by Mr. Varkey, which tells the story of the impact of globalisation on a small traditional community of `Panans' in Kerala.