Monday, November 10, 2008

2008 AFI Fest Award Winners

From October 30th to November 9th the fest will take place in Los Angeles and recently they announced the lineup for the different sections that will showcase 148 films from 38 countries, including 79 narrative films. Here are the films in competition.

International Competition

Se Zan (3 Women), Manijeh Hekmat Iran, 2008
Acné, Federico Veiroj, Uruguay, Argentina, Spain and Mexico, 2008 - Grand Jury Prize Winner
Better Things
, Duane Hopkins, UK, 2008
Desierto Adentro (The Desert Within), Rodrigo Plá, Mexico, 2008
The Higher Force, Olaf Fleur, Iceland, 2008
De Ofrivilliga (Involuntary), Ruben Ostlund, Sweden, 2008
Te Acuerdas de Lake Tahoke? (Lake Tahoe), Fernando Eimbcke, Mexico, 2008
Niloofar, Sabine El Gemayel, France, Iran and Lebanon, 2008
Nirvana, Igor Voloshin, Russia, 2008 - Grand Jury Special Mention
Poundcake, Rafael Monserrate, USA, 2008
Por Sus Propios Ojos (Proper Eyes), Liliana Paolinelli, Argentina, 2008
Il Resto della Note (The Rest of The Night), Francesco Munzi, Italy, 2008

The fest will present tributes to actress Tilda Swinton and director Danny Boyle. To check the films in all the sections go here.

To check all the award winners please go here.

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