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The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL) is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world. Filmfestivals.com rates this festival in the top 10

The 2017 Festival edition will run August 24 - September 4

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Montreal awards 2011

JURY

Président : VICENTE ARANDA, director (Spain)
KATHARINA MARIE SCHUBERT, actress (Germany)
LAURENT HEYNEMANN, director (France)
LI QUINKUAN, director (China)
DINO GENTILI, script-writer and director (Italy)
BERNARD SEGUIN-POIRIER, painter and sculptor (Canada)
CARMEN GAGNON, representing the general public (Canada)

FEATURE FILMS


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand prix des Americas:
(COME AS YOU ARE) HASTA LA VISTA by Geoffrey Enthoven (Belgium)

Special Grand Prix of the jury :
CHRONICLE OF MY MOTHER by Masato Harada (Japan)

Best Director:
DER BRAND (THE FIRE) by Brigitte Maria Bertele (Germany)

Best Actress :
FATEHMEH MOTAMED-ARYA for the film HERE WITHOUT ME by Bahram Tavakoli (Iran)

Best Actor ex-aequo:
BORYS SZYC for the film KRET (THE MOLE) by Rafael Lewandowski (Poland)
DANNY HUSTON for the film PLAYOFF by Eran Riklis (Israel-France)

Best Screenplay:
L’ART D’AIMER (THE ART OF LOVE) by Emmanuel Mouret, screenplay by Emmanuel
Mouret (France)

Best Artistic Contribution :
TATANKA by Giuseppe Gagliardi (Italy)

Innovation Award:
LIFE BACK THEN by Takahisa Zeze (Japan)

SHORT FILMS :

1st prize :
DANS LE CADRE (IN THE FRAME) by Philippe Lasry (France)

Jury Award:
NADIE TIENE LA CULPA (IT’S NOBODY’S FAULT) by Esteban Crespo (Spain)

ZENITHS FOR THE BEST FIRST FICTION FEATURE FILMS 2011


Members of the jury of the First Fiction Films :

Francine Brucher (Switzerland)
Atahualpa Lichy (Venezuela)
Milos Stehlik (U.S.A.)

Golden Zenith for the Best First Fiction Feature films :
IN OUR NAME by Brian Welsh (United Kingdom)

Silver Zenith for the First Fiction Feature Film :
NORDZEE, TEXAS by Bavo Defurne (Belgium)

Bronze Zenith for the First Fiction Feature Film :
AQUI ENTRE NOS (BETWEEN US) by Patricia Martinez de Velasco (Mexique)

Special mention of the First Feature Film Jury:
UN BAISER PAPILLON (A BUTTERFLY KISS) by Karine Silla Perez (France)

PUBLIC AWARDS


The public was invited to vote for the most popular films in different categories:

Public Awards for the most popular film of the Festival:
COME AS YOU ARE (HASTA LA VISTA) by Geoffrey Enthoven (Belgium)

Cinemathèque québécoise Public Award for the most popular Canadian Feature Film:
COTEAU ROUGE d’André Forcier (Canada)

Glauber Rocha Award for the Best Latin American Film :
EL DEDO (THE FINGER) by Sergio Teubal (Argentina/Mexico)

Award for Best documentary :
NICKY’S FAMILY (NICKYHO RODINA) by Matej Minac (Slovakia/Czech Republic)
BITTER TASTE OF FREEDOM by Marina Goldovskaya (Sweden/Russia)

Award for Best Canadian Short Film :
OVERCAST by Velislav Kazakov (Canada)

FIPRESCI PRIZE (FIPRESCI Prize for a film in the World Competition):
BLACK THURSDAY (CZARNY CZWARTEK) by Antoni Krauze (Poland)
FIPRESCI PRIZE (FIPRESCI Prize for a film in the First Films Competition):
NORDZEE, TEXAS by Bavo Defurne (Belgium)

ECUMENICAL PRIZES
DAVID by Joel Fendelman (U.S.A.)
Special mention of the Ecumenical jury :
COME AS YOU ARE (HASTA LA VISTA) by Geoffrey Enthoven (Belgium)

OTHER AWARDS
Special Awards for their exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art :
CATHERINE DENEUVE (France)
GINETTE RENO (Canada)
VICTOR LOEWY (Canada)

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The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL)is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world.
2015 Coverage  includes 120 articles and interviews with winning producers and directors. It was provided by Musivision Films, Laurie Gordon Musivision (video interview), Tom Llewellin, Ken Fernandez,  Dejan Nikolaj Kraljacic and Bruno Chatelin

 


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