Supriyo Sen's 'Wagah' wins award at Berlin film fest

Berlin, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Supriyo Sen's 10-minute short film "Wagah" has won the sixth Berlin Today Award at a parallel initiative held at the ongoing 59th Berlin International Film Festival.

Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier while announcing the award Sunday said that "Wagah" was "a convincing manifesto against any wall that divides people".

Sen's documentary is about the ritual that takes place at the frontier post along the border between India and Pakistan and it was screened here along with four other films also short-listed for the top prize.

"Wagah" completes the trilogy for the two time National Award winning