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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

9th Weisbaden Festival of Central and Eastern European Film Award Winners


The fest is better known as goEast, for the support given to young filmmakers and this year showcased many films that you can check here. Yesterday they had their award ceremony and here are the winners.

Golden Lily for Best Film: Gagma Napiri (The Other Bank), George Ovashvili, Georgia and Kazakhstan, 2009
A courageous depiction, from the optimistic perspective of a child, of an ongoing conflict that is among the gravest of our times in terms of weapons levels.

Best Director: Boris Khlebnikove for SUMASŠEDŠAJA POMOŠČ ( Help Gone Mad), Russia, 2009
A bold approach to his subject as well as his unusual and touching allegory on post-communist society

German Federal Foreign Office Prize: Morphija (Morphia), Aleksei Balabanov, Russia, 2008
A highly unusual depiction of Russia in the early days of the Revolution and of the tragic end to the life of a human individual

Honorable Mentions
Actress: Andreea Bosneaag in Cea Mai Fericta Fata Din Lume (The Happiest Girl in the World), Radu Jude, Romania and Netherlands, 2009
First Film: Javor Gardev for Zift, Bulgaria, 2008

FIPRESCI Award: Gagma Napiri (The Other Bank), George Ovashvili, Georgia and Kazakhstan, 2009

To check the winners in all categories go here.

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