A Nepalese fiction film 'The
Contagious Apparitions of
Dambarey Dendrite' won the Golden Comma Award at the National Institute of Design's South Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival 2014. The film was directed by Bibhusan Basnet and Pooja Gurung and portrayed the life of a street boy called Dambarey Dendrite.
Arun Gupta, the festival director, said that he believed in showcasing films from neighboring countries as it helped foster relationship between different nations, giving them an opportunity to understand each other better.
India's entry 'Life' also left a mark on the jury and won the Silver Comma Award. The film was directed by Srinjay Thakur and revealed how technology changes an old retired government worker's life.