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RINFF


The Rain International Nature Film Festival aims to bring together ecologically aware filmmakers from around the world in order to showcase their works, facilitating an authentic platform for raising environmental awareness. The first Rain International Nature Film Festival, was held from 25th to 27th of January, 2019 at Munnar, Kerala. The second Rain International Nature Film Festival, was held from the 24th to 26th of January, 2020 at Kumarakam, Near Bird Sanctuary, Kerala. Delegates from all over the world participated in the event that showcased the best films that are associated with nature. The Film festival was organized by Birds Club International and Jayaraj Foundation.

Birds Club International is a non-commercial 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 2020

Meet the
Festival Director

Bear Foot, Echilibru

Director :
Jerome Fatalot, Victor Jullien, Eve Cerubini
Country :
France

LOST WORLD

Director :
Kalyanee Mam
Country :
Combodia

Mangroves – Custodians of the Coast

Director :
Anam Abbas
Country :
Pakistan

The Call of Pashmina

Director :
Taira Malaney
Country :
India

The Rifle The Jackal The Wolf And The Boy

Director :
OUALID MOUANESS
Country :
Lebanon

The river of Kukamas

Director :
Nika Belianina
Country :
Peru
Acheivements :
Best Cinematography at the 23rd “Save and Protect” Environmental FF in Russia, Honorable Mention at the 60th Rochester International Film Festival, Honorable Mention at the Festival de Cine Verde de Barichara, Colombia

The Pangti Story

Director :
Sesino Yhoshu
Country :
India

Green Moksh

Director :
Vinay Giri Goswami
Country :
India

Boy Nomad

Director :
Niobe Thompson
Country :
Canada

An Advocate of the Oasis

Director :
JYOTIRMAY DEB.
Country :
India

Fracas

Director :
Rémi Rappe
Country :
France

Curiosity and Control

Director :
Albin Biblom
Country :
Sweden

King of Beasts

Director :
TOMER ALMAGOR
Country :
USA, Tanzania, Israel

River Silence

Director :
Rogério Soares
Country :
Canada

Youth Unstoppable

Director :
Slater Jewell-Kemker
Country :
Canadian

The Secret Life of Frogs

Director :
Ajay Bedi, Vijay Bedi
Country :
India

Queen Without Land

Director :
Asgeir Helgestad
Country :
Norway

Elephant Path

Director :
Todd McGrain
Country :
USA

Turtle

Director :
Dinesh.S.Yadav
Country :
India

Amori

Director :
Dinesh Bhonsle
Country :
India

PAANI

Director :
Adinath Kothare
Country :
India

2040

Director :
Damon Gameau
Country :

CLASH OF TIGERS

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

Life Force 2: The Western Ghats

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

The World's Most Famous Tiger

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

Tiger Dynasty

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

Tiger Queen

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

Tiger's Revenge

Director :
S Nallamuthu
Country :
India

Brighter Days

Director :
Director
Country :
CHINA

Modern Babel

Director :
Zhao Lin
Country :
CHINA

Mongolia Boyhood

Director :
Country :
CHINA

Where Does the Crane Belong

Director :
Xiaowei Guo
Country :
CHINA

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 )

a festival for nature
celebrate the film festival

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.