Prizes of the International Film Critics at the Festivals of Valladolid, Warsaw, Abu Dhabi

Valladolid (Spain, October 20–27, 2012). Prize: "The Fifth Season" (La cinquième saison) by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth (Belgium / Netherlands / France, 2012) and "Lapidation of Sain Etienne" (La lapidació de Sant Esteve) by Pere Vilè Barceló (Spain/France, 2012). Jury: Angelika Kettelhack, Germany ("Die Rheinpfalz"), Alexey Gusev, Russia ("Séance"), Joan Millaret, Spain ("Diari d'Igualada"). Print sources. "The Fifth Season": Films Boutique, Köpenicker Straße 184, D 10997 Berlin, T +49 30 695 378 50, F +49 30 695 378 51, inf@filmsboutique.com. - "Lapidation of Sain Etienne": Media Luna, Aachener Straße 24, D 50674 Köln, T +49 221 510 918 91, F +49 221 510 918 99, alessandro@medialuna.biz Festival: www.seminci.com

 

Warsaw (Poland, October 12-21, 2012). Prize: "The Daughter" (Doch) by Alexander Kasatkin and Natalya Nazarova (Russia, 2012). Jury: Pamela Pianezza, France ("Le Monde des ados"), Yael Shuv, Israel ("Time Out Tel Aviv"), Andrzej Fogler, Poland ("Kino"). Print source: Gorky Film, Maria Finogina, finogina@gorkyfilm.ru. Festival: www.wff.pl

 

Abu Dhabi (Emirates, October 11-20, 2012). Prize, Best Narrative Feature: "Coming Forth By Day" (Al-khoroug lel-nahar) by Hala Lofty (Egypt 2012). — Prize, Best Documentary: "A World Not Ours" (A'lamun laysa lana) by Mahdi Fleifel (Lebanon, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, 2012). Jury: Barbara Lorey de Lacharrière, France/Germany, President ("Tip Magazine"), Fernando Salvá, Spain ("El Periódico de Catalunya"), Premendra Mazumder, India ("Chitralipi"), Essam Zakarea, Egypt ("Sabbah Elkhair"), Houda Ibrahim, Liban / France ("France Presse Agency"). Print sources. "Coming Forth By Day": Hassala Productions, 25 Shabrawy Street, 46 Rod el-Farag, Cairo, Egypt, T +20 (2) 2457 7688. — "A World Not Ours": Nakba FilmWorks, 450 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AE, UK Festival: www.abudhabifilmfestival.ae/