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6. 

The first Indian film which won the 'Outstanding Artistic Achievement' award at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

A. Veyil Marangal
B. Thugs of Hindostan
C. Sanju
D. Badla

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Veyil Marangal (Trees Under the Sun) have become the first Indian film to won 'Outstanding Artistic Achievement' award at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The film is directed by Bijukumar Damodaran. This was the 22nd edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival.

7. 

Which of the following is the capital of Sierra Leone?

A. Victoria
B. Freetown
C. Belgrade
D. Cairo

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean and is located in the Western Area of the country.

8. 

Name the film for which, Indian filmmaker, Achyutanand Dwivedi won third prize in the international section of Nespresso Talents in 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival.

A. Anukul
B. Seed Mother
C. Period End of Sentence
D. Manto

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian filmmaker, Achyutanand Dwivedi's "Seed Mother", won the third prize in the international section of Nespresso Talents 2019 in 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival was held in Cannes, France.

9. 

Which Indian shortfilm won Nespresso Talents 2019 in Cannes?

A. The Good Girl
B. Test Drive
C. Seed Mother
D. Ankul

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian filmmaker, Achyutanand Dwivedi's film, "Seed Mother", won the third prize in the international section of Nespresso Talents 2019 in Cannes. The three-minute film celebrates the exceptional spirit of Rahibai Soma Popere, a woman who champions the use of local seeds and traditional methods of farming in villages of Maharashtra. This year's theme was 'We Are What We Eat', aimed at exploring the world, experiencing diversity, and sharing experiences and knowledge through food.

10. 

Which of the following Indian Movie won best cinematography at 2019 Beijing International Film Festival?

A. Sanju
B. Bhayanakam
C. 2.0
D. Badhaai Ho

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Malayalam film Bhayanakam (Fear) directed by Jayaraj won the best cinematography award at the Beijing International Film Festival. The cinematography was done by Nikihil S Praveen. The film had also won the best cinematography award at the 65th National Film Awards. The film portrays the visits of first World War veteran to a small village in the backwaters of Kerala's Kuttanand as a postman during the World War-II. He shares with the families the good and bad news of the soldiers who took part in the war. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Zero was screened at the end of the festival. The festival also screened five Indian films, including Satyajit Ray's "Pather Panchali", "Apur Sansar", "Aparajito", the romantic comedy "Love Per Square Foot", the 2018 Indian romantic comedy and the thriller "Ittefaq".