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Saturday, April 05, 2008

26th International Cinema Festival of Uruguay Award Winners


From March 15 to 30 the fest was held in Montevideo and here are the winners.

Signis Award for Best Film: Silent Light, Carlos Reygadas, Mexico

FIPRESCI Awards
Best Film: Gongyuan (The Park), Yin Lichuan, China
Best Ibero-American Film: Silent Light, Carlos Reygadas, Mexico
Best First Film: Gongyuan (The Park), Yin Lichuan, China
Special Mention to La Ragazza del Lago (The Girl by the Lake), Andrea Malaioli, Italy

Fiction Films
Best Film: My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, Canada
Best Fist Film: Meduzot (Jellyfish), Edgar Keret and Shira Geffen, Israel
Best Latin American Film: Estômago (Estômago: A Gastronomic Story), Marcos Jorge, Brazil
Special Prize for Artistic Quality: Silent Light, Carlos Reygadas, Mexico

To check all the awards go here available only in Spanish. I suggest you check the list of all the films screened in this festival as there are many that seem quite interesting, the list is here.

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