Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass, which is the official submission of Ukraine for the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 2019 Oscars, won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which concluded in Goa
- The Donbass movie is a story of a war in an area of eastern Ukraine, where massive conflict by the separatist gangs and looting and armed conflict has been shown.
- A series of curious adventures have been shown through Donbass. This movie is not a story of a field or political system, but it is a story of a world that has been lost in the world of fake identity after the truth.
- Donbass is the officially sent film by Ukraine for the best foreign language film. The film won the 'UN Stern Rigard' for Best Director in the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.
Other awards offered in IFFI:
- Director Lizo Jose Pellicheri won the Best Director's Award for the film "E.M.U." This movie is a stunning satire on death. Rajat Peacock for the best director and cash prize of Rs 15 lakh has been given to this movie.
- Award for Best Actor (Male) to Chemban Vinod for E.I.U. Has been given for the role played in
- Awarded Best Actress to Anastasiya Pasovitt for the role played in the film Lariasya. He has been given the role of a teenage girl in the Ukrainian film Van Da Tree Fall. Rajat Peacock Trophy for Best Actor and Best Actress is given cash award of Rs 10 lakh each.
- Milko Lazarov's film 'Agha' has been awarded a Special Jury Award. Special Jury Award cash award of Rs 15 lakhs, Silver Peacock and a citation are provided.
- Alberto Monteras II of the Philippines was awarded the award for Best Feature Film Director for his first film 'Response'.
- Bollywood scriptwriter and dialogue writer Salim Khan was awarded the IFFI-2011 Special Award for his contribution to the film. Under this prestigious award, cash award, certificates, shawls and testimonials were given to the legendary filmmaker for his outstanding contributions to the cinema.