Accepting CEYIFF’s invitation, CINE STAR Foundation unanimously decided to host this prestigious event in Colombo with the support of its Board of Directors and senior artists. Accordingly, this film awards event will be held on February 10, 2023 It was held at the Navaloka Hospital Auditorium in Colombo. At the inaugural CEYIFF Film Awards, The Newspaper won Best Film and Best Director and Jayantha Chandrasiri won Best Screenplay for Garasarbha. Read more.