The winners of 12th GOLDEN APRICOT are announcedBack 19 July 2015 12:39
GOLDEN APRICOT 12TH FILM FESTIVAL HAS SUMMED UP THE FILMS IN COMPETITIONS.
The Boards of Juries of International Feature, International Documentary, Armenian Panorama and “Apricot Stone” short film competitions as well as the FIPRESCI and Ecumenical accordingly have announced this year’s competition results at the official closing ceremony of the festival on July 18 held at the Cinema Moscow.
The winners are….
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION
Golden Apricot (1st Price): Embrace of the serpent: dir.: Ciro Guerra, (Columbia)
Silver apricot (Runner Up): End of winter: dir.: Kim Dae-hwan, (South Korea)
Special mention: Ixcanul: dir.: Jayro Bustamante (Guatemala/France)
This year for the first time a new Audience Award was given to German film director Marc Brummund for his film Sanctuary (Germany).
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION
Golden apricot (1st Price): The creation of meaning: dir.: Simone Rapisarda Casanova (Canada/Italy)
Silver apricot (Runner Up): A German youth: dir.: Jean-Gabriel Periot (France/Germany/Switzerland)
APRICOT STONE SHORT COMPETITION
Golden apricot: Everything will be ok: dir.: Patrick Vollrath (Germany/Austria)
Silver apricot: Chelleh: dir.: Davood Khayyam, (Iran)
Special mention: Family for sale: dir.: Sébastien Petretti (Belgium)
ARMENIAN PANORAMA NATIONAL COMPETITION
Golden apricot: One, Two, Three: dir.: Arman Yeritsyan (Armenia/Germany/Norway)
Golden apricot: The doctor: dir.: Anna Goroyan (Russia)
Special mention: Back to Gurun: Adrine Grigorian (Armenia)
Hrant Matevosyan Award for Best Script of short fiction film: The road: Gagik Madoyan (Armenia)
FIPRESCI JURY PRIZE
Moskvich, my love: dir.: Aram Shahbazyan, (Armenia/France/Russia)
ECUMENICAL JURY PRIZE
Moskvich, My Love: dir.: Aram Shahbazyan, (Armenia/France/Russia)
Special commendation: Sivas: Kaan Mujdeci, (Turkey/Germany)
Hrant Matevosyan Award for the best script in the Armenian Panorama Competition
The Road, dir. Gagil Madoyan (Armenia)
Sanctuary, Marc Brummund, (Germany)
June 19. 2015
GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture. The general partner of the festival is VivaCell-MTS.