Directors: Dr. SinhaRaja Tammita-Delgoda, Hiranya Malwatta
Recipient of the Best Short Documentary Film Award, Mokkho International Film Festival, Pondicherry 2021; Best Short Documentary, Rome International Movie Awards 2022; Short Film Award, Mumbai International Film Festival 2022; Best Documentary Short Film Award, International Motion Picture Festival of India 2022
Dr. SinhaRaja Tammita-Delgoda will briefly introduce the film, highlighting the link between history, culture and the environment, a story which has several parallels with the history of India
The Screening will be followed by a discussion
In Search of the Malwatu Oya is a journey to the heart of an ancient civilization. Starting from the holy mountain of Ritigala, Malwatu River, the second longest river (102 miles) in Sri Lanka, flows across the face of the Raja Rata (Land of the Kings) to enter the Bay of Mannar of the Indian Ocean. The most historic river basin in Sri Lanka, called Malwatu Oya in the native language, the River of Flower Gardens,
the Malwatu Oya passing Anuradhapura … & the point at which it reaches the sea … marked in Wikipedia
2 responses to “Film on Malwatu Oya secures Award …. with A Screening due on 28th October”
Michael, would it be possible to contact the producers of this documentary and show it in Australia… or available online?
A subject close to my own heart. Wish you a successful launch and due national and global acclamation. Please refer this to the BBC via its South Asia correspondent Rajani Vaidyanathan.