Prasanna Vithanage’s maiden documentary film Silence in the Courts will have its world premiere at 5th On the Edge International Film Festival in Sakhalin, Russia from August 21 to 27. Vithanage previously won the Russian Film Critic’s Prize for his 7th feature film With You, Without You, which is due to be released locally later this month.
Silence in the Courts, based on true events that took place during late 90s, portrays
a quest for justice by two women and a journalist. This film is written and directed by Prasanna Vithanage and is produced by HD Premasiri. MD Mahindapala acted as the Director of Photography, while Sreekar Prasad did the editing. Tapas Nayak was in charge of sound design while music was composed by K. Rahul Roy. MD. Mahindapala, Daminda D. Madawala and Vindana Ariyawansa contributed as the executive producers.