Wednesday, April 29, 2009

2009 Palm Beach International Film Festival Award Winners

From April 23 to 27 the fest will run in South Florida and here are some of the films in competition. The fest site is not really that friendly, so perhaps there are more feature films in competition.

For My Father, Dro Zahavi, Germany and Israel
Lightbulb, Jeffery Balsmeyer, USA
*Machan, Uberto Pasolini, Italy, Germany and Sri Lanka - Winner of Best Film (tie)
Red Baron, Nikolai Mullerschoen, Germany
*Skin, Anthony Fabian, UK and South Africa (interesting…) - Winner of Best Film (tie)
*Stone of Destiny, Charles Martin Smith, Canada and UK - Winner of Best Director

The fest also features a special Italian Cinema sidebar, curated by Veronica De Laurentis. Opening film is Stone of Destiny and Closing film is 500 Days of Summer by Marc Webb. More than 110 films will be screen at this year’s event. The awards gala will be on April 24th.

To check the complete films list and to check all the award winners please go here.

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