Festival de Cine de Granada - 2011 Awards

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AWARDED FILMS BY CATEGORIES:

Best Fiction Film
For the credibility of the acting  and good directing. Excellent script development.

Best Integral Realization

by ARI CANDIDO FERNANDES - Brazil
Itamar's wallet is full. He gets pissed off. One day he spots one of the thiefs and decides to kill him, but the bullets don't come out. Later..he 'discover' at this was his live chance of redemption...
Best Documentary Film
An everyday life story not easy to capture in a documentary. For its solid sript structure from the start until the end. For the beauty of its shots.

Best Documentary

ESCAPELAND
by OREN TIROSH - Canada
"Escapeland" follows a love story that develops against-all-odds between Eshel, a young Israeli woman from a kibbutz and Adel, a Sudanese Muslim, a UN refugee, who is not allowed entry into Israel.
Best Direction
For using the image in personal and courage manner. A drama told without words.

Best Direction

by MAX FRANCOS - Spain
NAKBA: arabic word meaning "disaster".
It describes the most tragic event in the history of Palestinian people, driven from their land during the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.
Best Screenplay, Raul Urbina & Francisco Alvarez
Simplicity and originality in the development of an idea.

Best Screenplay

by FRANCISCO ALVAREZ - Spain
Atroz is a singular teddy bear whose owner, Luna, is a little girl who will make his live a bit uncomfortable.
Best Integral Realization
All elements (sound, image, editing) harmoniously complement each other to tell the story.

Best Integral Realization

by MAX FRANCOS - Spain
NAKBA: arabic word meaning "disaster".
It describes the most tragic event in the history of Palestinian people, driven from their land during the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.
Best Actress, Ana Sofrenovic
For the abitlty to express and tell the story without using any word.

Best Actress

OUT OF CONTROL
by GALA GOLIANI - Serbia
Sonja is a medical doctor who specializes in in-vitro fertilization. She is a single, career-driven, emancipated woman in her forties who seemingly has it all. One day, she discovers that something is missing. She begins to desire having a child.
Best Actor, Flavio Bauraqui
Acting shows credibility and naturalness that captures you in the story.

Best Actor

by ARI CANDIDO FERNANDES - Brazil
Itamar's wallet is full. He gets pissed off. One day he spots one of the thiefs and decides to kill him, but the bullets don't come out. Later..he 'discover' at this was his live chance of redemption...
Best Photography, LATI MARANA
Cleanliness and carefulness in each shot, taking into account the contex and the meaning.

Best Photography

by ISRAEL DEL SANTO - Spain
'Mouth is not a hole in a wall that can be covered with mud'. This is what Kurdish people use to say if somebody ask them about the dark years they lived during the war. In Halabja, a small town in the north of Iraq, 5,000 people were killed during the two hours of relentless bombing with chemical weapons.
Best Art Direction, Meredith Woodley
Expresiveness of the scenes and background.

Best Art Direction

APOCALYPSE STORY
by JEFFREY P. NESKER - Canada
Not long after the end of the world, a chance meeting in the wasteland. Two adolescents. The encounter draws surprising new emotions.  People are people, especially those who are still figuring out who they are. No matter the circumstances.
Best Editing, Nikos Papanastasiou
For the complexity of the edition given by the script and good resolution of it.

Best Editing

by NICHOLAS VEZIRGIANNIS - Greece
In 1976, Argentina suffered a military coup.  General Videla's cruel and violently oppressive regime remained in power for 7 years. During that time, 30,000 citizens, mostly students and unionists, were silently and systematically erased from existence.
Special Mention
Very good photography and camera movement.

Special Mention

by PIERRE FRIQUET - India
Yesa young Ethiopian woman runs away from her tyrannic father and lands up in the unknown city of Bombay with no money or contact while she was on her way to meet her lover, in Antartica. It's about a princess with no kingdom, a soul seeking for a fitting space.
Special Mention
Very well edited and well told the story of New Guinea.

Special Mention

CHANGEMENT, L'HISTOIRE A TRAVERS LES YEUX DES GUINACENS
by CHIARA CAVALLAZZ - Italy
The Country that best represents African independence: 2/3 of the World's bauxite, diamonds, gold, oil, uranium, greedy corporations, illiteracy, diseases, dictatorships and slaughters of political enemies.
Special Mention
Great harmony in plot and acting of the actors and actresses which I think a masterpiece.

Special Mention

IL FUNGO SIRENA
by STEFAN ARCHETTI - Italy / UK
Since their parents died in a tragic car accident 4 years previously Saverio and his seven-year-old brother Augusto have been living, in a village in the Italian Alps, with Uncle Fausto and Aunt Domenica. Saverio has a strong spiritual bond with nature.

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Click on the title to watch. The titles in gray are available to watch online.

The films who's producers do not authorize its online screening can not be viewed publicly and will not have a link. Those films have been reviewed by the Committee of Art and the Jury privately.

1514 CLOUDS DO NOT STOP by CARLOTTA PICCININI
AIDA by PIERRE FRIQUET
AKHBAR KA EK PANNA by VARADRAJ SWAMI
ANGEL'S PREY by JIM HARD
APHRODITE'S MIRROR by ISRAEL DEL SANTO
APOCALYPSE STORY by JEFFREY P. NESKER
ATROZ by FRANCISCO ALVAREZ,
BAUHAUS - MODEL & MYTH by NIELS BOLBRINKER and KERSTIN STUTTERHEIM
BONSAI by ROBERTO AZNAR
CHANGEMENT, L'HISTOIRE A TRAVERS LES YEUX DES GUINACENS by CHIARA CAVALLAZZI
CHARACTERS by IBTISSEM DEHA
DALLAS by JEAN MICHEL PAPAZIAN
DANGER by HECTOR SUNOL BERT
EMOTION - "THE CARDIOGRAM OF LIFE" by KAVITA GANDHI
ESCAPELAND by OREN TIROSH
FINANCIAL ADVISER by SILVANO PLANK and DANIELE MALFATTI
GIORGIO DE CHIRICO - ARGONAUT OF THE SOUL by GIORGOS LAGDARIS and KOSTAS ANESTIS
GUO'S CHILDHOOD by PANKAJA BROOKE
HEAVEN GARDEN by ARI CANDIDO FERNANDES
IL FUNGO SIRENA by STEFAN ARCHETTI
KAKARAM by DONIA MILI
LE BATEAU DU PERE by CLEMENCE HEBERT
LIGHTS OF INDIA by HOLGER KLUSSMANN
LOYALTY AND DECEPTION by NICOLO TAGLIABUE
NAKBA by MAX FRANCOS
NIGER '66, A PEACE CORPS DIARY by JUDY IROLA
ON THE EDGE OF HISTORY - MAJOR DIMITRIS KASLAS by GIORGOS LAGDARIS and KOSTAS ANESTIS
OUR POINT OF VIEW by MICHAEL VINCENT MOORE
OUT OF CONTROL by GALA GOLIANI
PARADISE OF 7 TRIBES by ISRAEL DEL SANTO
QUE TAL UN TANGO? by ANDRE LINN
RATTSKIPAREN by MATTIAS LOW
RUKMINI by SHARAT KUMAR
SAM by YUNUS DANIEL BIREN
SEAN by AUDREY KING LEWIS
SI BEMOL by CLARA MARTINEZ-LAZARO ALAMEDA
SO WHAT DOES YOUR MP DO? by CLAUDE GREEN
THE INTIMATE (O INTIMO) by ROBERTO CHRISTO
THE LIST OF SILENCE by NICHOLAS VEZIRGIANNIS
THE ROAD TO DRUMLEMAN: MEMORIES OF THE ARGYLL COLLIERY by JAN NIMMO
THEOFILOS THE ODYSSEY OF A GREAT GREEK PAINTER by ANDREAS KATSIMITSOULIAS
TRES TRISTES TIGRES by DAVID MUNOZ
TWO FOR JOY by MARTIN HEARNE
TWO SISTERS by RICHARD DAVIES
VOUS ETES SERVIS by JORGE LEON
WOODY HOLLER AND HIS ORCHESTRA by GREGORY J LOWE
YOUR GARBAGE IS THEIR GOLD by MARCO BATTAGLIA, GIANLUCA DONATI, LAURA SCHIMMENTI and ANDREA ZULINI
ZUD. COLD SYMPHONY by BUYAN BOOM

 



The President of the 2011 Jury was Aleyda Valdez, from Spain.

The Members of the Jury were Cristobal Braun Mesples (Argentina),
Jung Seungil (South Korea) and Florian Wyss (Switzerland).

 



"I really enjoyed the films from the start until the end.
It has been a great experience and pleasure to watch the selection list,
and some times difficult to select the winner, because of the quality of the movies."

Aleyda Valdez
President of the Jury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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