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RINFF


The first Rain International Nature Film Festival, organized by Birds Club International, was held from the 25th to 27th of January, 2019 at Munnar, Kerala. Delegates from all over the world participated in the event that showcased the best films that are associated with nature.

Birds Club International is a non­commercial organization that aims at promoting global interest in birds, conservation of nature and the environment through public campaigns and education. Started in 2010, by National and International award ­winning Indian filmmaker, Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair, as part of the Jayaraj Foundation, it is registered as a charitable organization to revive and conserve the environment, by tapping and utilizing optimum natural resources­ with the focus on birds to convey their message.

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Meet our
Expert panel of 2019

Meet the
Festival Director

At a Glance
List of films

YASUNI MAN

Director :
Ryan Killackey
Country :
Ecuador/USA/Spain
Acheivements :
1. "Best of Festival" - Eco Cup Environmental Film Festival of Russia - Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia - 12/2/18
2. "Best Environmental Film" - Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Holland - 10/27/18

ANOTE'S ARK

Director :
Matthieu Rytz
Country :
Canada
Acheivements :
1. Best Feature Award at the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival – 2018
2. Special Mention in the International Documentary competition section at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival – 2018
3. Sustainability Award at Thin Line, Texas – 2018

BE' JAM BE the never ending song

Director :
Caroline Parietti, Cyprien Ponson
Country :
France, Switzerland
Acheivements :
1. Grand Prize (Green Image Film Festival of Tokyo)
2. Second prize international feature film (Festival Internacional De Cine Ambiental FINCA)
3. Special Mention feature film (Whakapapa Film Festival)
Third Prize of the International Competition (BIFED)

A LIFE LINE

Director :
Hidekuni Imazu
Country :
Japan

THE LOAD EAGLE (Feature Film)

Director :
Eduard Novikov
Country :
Russia/Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Acheivements :
1. Winner : Moscow International Film Festival

MACOCONI THE ROOTS OF OUR CHILDREN

Director :
Fabio Ribeiro
Country :
Mozambique

RIVER ROAD (Feature Film)

Director :
Li Ruijun
Country :
China
Acheivements :
1. 39th Hong Kong International Film Festival(SIGNIS Award)
2. 2nd International Film Festival of Colombo(Best Film (Asian Competition))

A great platform for filmmakers
Drizzle In The Magic Of Celluloid

“Nature had always mesmerized me. I always took care to include nature in my films. I hope this festival will encourage other film enthusiasts to utilize nature through their lens and bring it's magic to more people through the screen.”

Jayaraj ( Festival Director )

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Birds Club International is a non­commercial organization that aims at promoting global interest in birds, conservation of nature and the environments through public campaigns and education. Started in 2010, by National and International award ­winning Indian filmmaker, Jayaraj Rajasekharan Nair, as part of Jayaraj Foundation, it is registered as a charitable organization to revive and conserve environment, by tapping and utilizing optimum natural resources. The Rain International Nature Film Festival focuses on films made to project the awesomeness of nature through the lens of the maker.