director Payal Kapadia, “Night of Knowing Nothing” won Ole d’Or (Golden Eye) Award for Best Documentary in 74th Cannes Film Festival. The Mumbai-based filmmaker’s first feature bagged the coveted award in a formidable arena made up of 28 documentaries presented in various sections of the festival. A Night of Knowing Nothing was screened as part of the Directors’ Fortnight, a segment that runs parallel to the festival.
About the award:
The award was established in 2015 By LASCOM (French-Speaking Writers’ Society) and Bertuselli in collaboration with the Cannes Film Festival and its general representative Thierry Framaux
About Payal Kapadia:
Kapadia, a former student of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), He also has films like the documentary And What Is The Summer Saying (2018) and Last Mango Before the Monsoon, a 2015 short.
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