The 6th edition of the BRICS Film Festival awards was announced at the 52nd International Film Festival of India in Goa. For the first time, BRICS Film Festival was held alongside IFFI from November 20 to November 28, 2021. The Jury for this competitive festival had 5 members, one from each of the BRICS countries. The jury selected the awards under five categories after examining twenty films.
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- South African Film ‘Barakat’ by Director Amy Jephta and Russian Film ‘The Sun above Me Never Sets’ by Director Lyubov Borisova shared the Best Film Award in the Sixth edition BRICS Film Festival.
- Brazilian filmmaker Lúcia Murat was awarded Best Director for her documentary ‘Ana’.
- Indian actor Dhanush won Best Actor (Male) for his role in ‘Asuran’.
- Brazilian actor Lara Boldorini was honoured with Best Actor (Female) for her role in ‘On Wheels’.
- Jury Special Mention Award was presented to Director Yan Han for his film A Little Red Flower from China.