PICTURE COURTESY: SEBASTIAN WEINDEL
Sanjib Dey is a film director and a screenwriter who made his feature debut with the critically acclaimed multi-lingual film "III Smoking Barrels".
The film had its world premiere at the 38th Durban Film Festival in South Africa. It was nominated for the prestigious "Grand Newcomer Award" at the 66th International Film Festival of Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany (2017) and for the "Youth Cinema Award" at the 26th Varna International Film Festival in Bulgaria (2018). Sanjib won the "Best Narrative Feature Award" at the 12th Mexico International Film Festival (2018). The film has travelled around 20 film festivals; won 6 awards and 16 nominations. It was distributed in India by Panorama Studios and in Italy by Pantera FIlms. III Smoking Barrels is presently streaming on Netflix for a global audience.