Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival

Tue 28th Jul 15: The winners of 12th GOLDEN APRICOT

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)

AUDIENCE AWARD

Sanctuary, Marc Brummund, (Germany)

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