KARACHI - Many Pakistani filmmakers won Ciepies (the Kara Film Festival awards) at the closing night of 7th Kara Film Festival on Monday. The awards include The Best Live Action Short (Maheen Zia/"Match Factor"), Best Animated Short Film (Meezan Ali Mir/"Sam", shared award), Best Supporting Actress (Hina Dilpazir Khan/"Burnes Road Ki Nilofer"), Best Supporting Actor (Rasheed Naz/"Khuda Ke Liye"), Best Screenplay (Faseeh Bari Khan/"Burnes Road Ki Nilofer") and a Special Jury Award for Acting (Rashid Farooqui/"Ramchand Pakistani"). Many Pakistani films were also cited as strong contenders for other awards. The Irani film "Khoon Bazi" (Mainline) won awards for the Best Actress as well as a special jury prize for overall film. The Turkish film "Beynelmilel" (The International) also picked up two awards including for Best Actor and Best Direction. Other recipients in the feature competition were German director Fatih Akin's "Auf der Anderen Seite" (The Edge of Heaven) and Italian director Emanuele Crielese's "Nuovomondo" (The Golden Door). India's documentary "Superman of Malegaon" by Faiza Ahmed Khan shared the Best Documentary award with Finnish director Iris Olsson's "Kesan Lapsi" (Summer child). The Ciepie for the Best Live Action Short went to Pakistani director Maheen Zia's film "Match Factor" produced in Germany, while the Best Animated Short Film award was tied between "Meme les pigeons vont au paradis" (Even Pigeons Go To Heaven) by Ale Camargo from France and "Sam" by Meezan Ali Mir from Pakistan. German filmmaker Andre Hoermann and Indian filmmaker Meenu Gaur were in the jury. Andre Hoermann said he had enjoyed his stay in Karachi very much and would take "good news from Pakistan" back to Germany. Apart from them present on the occasion were Mahesh Bhatt and Nandita Das.