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49th International Thessaloniki Film Festival, November 14-23, 2008

49th INTERNATIONAL THESSALONIKI FILM FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 14-23, 2008

AWARDS

The jury of the International Competition Section of the 49th Thessaloniki Film Festival comprised of:

  • Michael Ondaatje, Writer (Canada), President

  • Diablo Cody, Screenwriter (USA)

  • Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Director (Turkey)

  • Lita Stantic, Producer (Argentina)

  • Émilie Dequenne, Actress (Belgium)

  • David Robinson, Film critic (UK)

and

  • Dionissis Savopoulos, Composer (Greece)

THE ΑWARDS

  • Best Feature Film Award - Golden Alexander (37.000 euros)

AAN JA, (OVER THERE)
by
Abdolreza Kahani, Iran

  • Special Jury Award - Silver Alexander (22.000)

PESCUIT SPORTIV, (HOOKED)
by
Adrian Sitaru, Romania / France

  • Best Director Award

to
CELINA MURGA

for
Una Semana Solos (A Week Alone), Producers Juan Villegas, Inés Gamarci, Argentina

  • Best Screenplay Award

to
MATTHEW NEWTON

for
Three Blind Mice, by Matthew Newton, Producer Ben Davis, Australia

  • Best Actress Award ex aequo

to
IOANA FLORA AND MARIA DINULESCU

for
Pescuit Sportiv (Hooked), by Adrian Sitaru, Producers Adrian Sitaru, Marie-Pierre Macia, Juliette Lepoutre, Romania / France

  • Best Actor Award ex aequo

to
SID LUCERO AND EMILIO GARCIA

for
SELDA (The Inmate), by Ellen Ramos and Paolo Villaluna, Producer Josephine Saba, Philippines

  • Artistic Achievement Award

to
SZABOLCS TOLNAI, for Fövenyóra (Hourglass), Producers György Durst, Miroslav Mogorovic, Szabolcs Tolnai, Hungary / Serbia / Montenegro

  • Special Mention

to
DIASTÉME, for Le Bruit des Gens Autour (Sunny Spells), Producers Thomas Anargyros, Edouard de Vésinne, France

HUMAN VALUES AWARD (15.000 euros)
Τhe Hellenic Parliament TV Channel is bestowing the award to a film of the Independence Days ID-07 section, to the film:

  • ΤΕΖΑ by Haile Gerima, Germany

WOMAN & EQUALITY AWARD (5.500 EUROS)
Offered by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality, a division of
the Hellenic Ministry of the Interior, Public Administration and
Decentralization

  • SNIJEG /SNOW by Aida Begić, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Germany, France, Iran

EVERYDAY LIFE: TRANSCENDENCE OR RECONCILIATION AWARD (15.000 EUROS)
Offered by the Ministry for Macedonia - Thrace

  • FIRAAQ by Nandita Das, India

"THE CINEMA AND THE CITY" AWARD (10.000 EUROS)
Offered by the Municipality of Thessaloniki

  • OF TIME AND THE CITY by Terence Davies, Great Britain

FIPRESCI AWARDS
The 49th International Thessaloniki Film Festival FIPRESCI (The International Federation of Film Critics) jury comprised of:

Guenther Jekubzik, President (Germany)

Margit Tonson (Estonia)

Olga Markova (Bulgaria)

Andrzej Bokuwiecki (Poland) and

Nikos Kourmoulis (Greece)

Bestows the FIPRESCI award for a film in the International Competition Section 2008 to

  • VOY A EXPLOTAR (I'm Gonna Explode), by Gerardo Naranjo, Producers Pablo Cruz, Gerardo Naranjo, Hunter Gray, Alain de la Mata, Mexico

For a film in the Greek Films 2008 section to

  • KALA KRYMMENA MYSTIKA - ATHANASSIA (Well Kept Secrets - Athanassia), by Panos Karkanevatos, Producer Panos Karkanevatos, Greece / Belgium / Netherlands / USA

FISCHER PUBLIC CHOICE AWARDS
For a film in the International Competition section
(3.000 euros)

  • LE BRUIT DES GENS AUTOUR/ SUNNY SPELLS by Diasteme, France

For a film in the Greek Films 2008 section
(3.000 euros)

  • EXILE ISLAND by Εlias Yannakakis and Evi Karabatsou, Greece

For a film in the Balkan Survey section
(2.000 euros)

  • TURNEJA / THE TOUR by Goran Marković, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia

For a film in the Greek Films DigitalWave section
(2.000 euros)

  • THE SNOW-WHITE SYNDROME by Angelos Spartalis, Greece

THE GREEK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (PEKK) AWARD
The PEKK award for a Greek film in the Greek Films 2007section is given to

  • THE NIGHT FERNANDO PESSOA MET CONSTANTINE CAVAFY by Stelios Charalambopoulos, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus

THE GREEK UNION OF FILM TELEVISION AND AUDIOVISUAL TECHNICIANS (ETEKT) AWARD
The ETEKT award to a Greek film in the Greek Films 2007 section is given to

  • WITHOUT του Alexander Avranas, Greece

CROSSROADS - Co-production Forum AWARD (16.000 EUROS)

The award offered by Nokia N series is bestowed ex aequo to the projects:

  • AMERICA SQUARE, Writer / Director Yiannis Sakaridis, Producers Panos Papahadzis and Maria Tsigka, Greece

and

  • FALSE WITNESS, Writer / Director Iglika Triffonova, Producer Rossitsa Valkanova, Bulgaria

BALKAN FUND - Script Development AWARDS (10.000 EUROS each)

4 AWARDS:

ZINCOGRAPH - Writer Vladislav Todorov, Director Javor Gardev, Producer Buriana Zakharieva, Bulgaria

NUMBER ZERO - Writer / Director Sirri Sureyya Onder, Producer Necati Akpinar, Turkey

WHITE THREAD, BLACK THREAD - Writer Natassa Segou, Director Christos Karakepelis, Producer Zoe Lisgara, Greece

SUBMISSION - Writer Zeynep Ozcan, Director Emre Yalgin, Producer Ayfer Tuncer, Turkey

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Vanessa McMahon Covered the 13th and 14th, and 16th edition.
Catherine Esway has covered the 12th edition of Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
Cécile Rittweger covered the  11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Christine Marik's reported from 49th Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Past coverage from the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival by Bruno Chatelin.

Through its tributes, it focuses both on discovering filmmakers with a unique cinematic point of view, and on the internationally recognized for their contribution to documentary.

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