Jagath ManuwarnaStill: Whispering Mountains
Jagath MANUWARNA (1980, Sri Lanka) is an actor, screenwriter and director across theatre, film and TV. He had roles in Karma (2010), Ayu (2020) and episodes of the TV series Koombiyo in 2017 and 2018. His directed his first short film Speck of Fire in 2006, which won the Best Short Film at the Guerilla Short Film Festival in Sri Lanka. His second short Water Lily also experienced success, winning the Best Short Film and the Human Rights Award at the Agenda 14 Short Film Festival in 2011. Whispering Mountains (2022), selected for IFFR 2023, is his feature-length directorial debut.
Gindara Poddak/Speck of Fire (2006, short), Water Lily (2011, short), Playing Cards (2012, short), Cleansing (2013, short), Rahas Kiyana Kandu/Whispering Mountains (2022)