Friday, September 10, 2021

MeeraSahib Online: 26th International Film Festival of Kerala

MeeraSahib Online: 26th International Film Festival of Kerala:   The  26th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)  is scheduled to be held from  December 10th to 17th, 2021  at Thiruvananthapuram, ...

26th International Film Festival of Kerala

 

The 26th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) is scheduled to be held from December 10th to 17th, 2021 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The Festival is organized by Kerala State Chalachitra Academy on behalf of the Cultural Affairs Department, Govt. of Kerala. The festival has a Competition Section for films from Asia, Africa, and Latin America as well as an Official World Cinema Section. The entries to International Competition/World Cinema/ Indian Cinema closes on 10th September 2021. However, the deadline for submission of Malayalam Films to Malayalam Cinema Today has been extended to 30th September 2021.
 

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021-Awards-Palme d'or ...

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021-Awards-Palme d'or ...:   74th Festival de Cannes All the Awards!   12 days long the 74th Festival de Cannes has ended with the cinema as a great international even...

74th Cannes Film Festival 2021-Awards-Palme d'or to TITANE directed by Julia DUCOURNAU,Grand Prix to Asghar FARHADI & Juho KUOSMANEN

 

74th Festival de Cannes
All the Awards!



 12 days long the 74th Festival de Cannes has ended with the cinema as a great international event full of discoveries, encounters, and sharing.

 American actress-director Jodie Foster was awarded an honorary Palme d'or at the Opening Ceremony on 6 July, Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio has received the distinction at the closing ceremony for his exceptional career. The trophy was presented to him by Paolo Sorrentino.

On the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, the Master of Ceremonies, Doria Tillier, was joined by the Feature Film Jury chaired by Spike Lee and composed of Mati Diop, Mylène Farmer, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Hausner, Mélanie Laurent, Kleber Mendonça Filho, Tahar Rahim and Song Kang-ho, for the announcement of the 2021 Awards.

 

FEATURE FILMS

Palme d'or

TITANE directed by Julia DUCOURNAU



French filmmaker Julia Ducournau became the second-ever female director to win the Palme d’Or, with her audacious Titane. The last time a woman scooped the top prize was in 1993 when Jane Campion shared honors in a tie between her The Piano and Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine.



Grand Prix (ex aequo)

GHAHREMAN (A Hero) directed by Asghar FARHADI




 HYTTI N°6 (Compartment N°6) directed by Juho KUOSMANEN




Best Director

Leos CARAX for ANNETTE




Best Screenplay

HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke & TAKAMASA Oe for DRIVE MY CAR

 

 

Jury Prize (ex aequo)

MEMORIA directed by Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL


HA’BERECH (Ahed's Knee) directed by Nadav LAPID



Best Performance by an Actress

Renate REINSVE in VERDENS VERSTE MENNESKE (The Worst Person in the World)
directed by Joachim TRIER



Best Performance by an Actor

Caleb LANDRY JONES in NITRAM
directed by Justin KURZEL

SHORT FILMS

Palme d'or

TIAN XIA WU YA (All the Crows in the World) directed by TANG Yi



Special Mention

CÉU DE AGOSTO (August Sky) directed by Jasmin TENUCCI

 

CAMERA D'OR

MURINA directed by Antoneta ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIĆ unveiled in the frame of LA QUINZAINE DES RÉALISATEURS


The 74th Awards

The winners of the 74th Festival de Cannes © V. HACHE / AFP


HIGHER TECHNICAL COMMISSION(CST)

CST Award for Technical Artistry

 

Vladislav OPELIANTS (Russia), Chief Director of Photography, PETROV'S FLU by Kirill SEREBRENNIKOV



CST Young Film Technician Award

Armance DURIX, Head Sound Engineer, MI IUBITA, MON AMOUR by Noémie MERLANY

The final Screening of the 74th Festival de Cannes: OSS 117, Alerte rouge en Afrique noire (From Africa with Love), the third part of the adventure of Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath was shown to festival-goers at the end of the Awards Ceremony in the presence of director Nicolas Bedos, actors Jean Dujardin and Pierre Niney and cast and crew.


 

Friday, July 16, 2021

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021 -Un Certain Regard ...

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021 -Un Certain Regard ...:   Un Certain Regard Prizes 2021   Un Certain Regard 2021 Winners & Jury © Mathilde Gardel / FDC Refocused on the discovery of emerging f...

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021 -Un Certain Regard ...

MeeraSahib Online: 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021 -Un Certain Regard ...:   Un Certain Regard Prizes 2021   Un Certain Regard 2021 Winners & Jury © Mathilde Gardel / FDC Refocused on the discovery of emerging f...

74th Cannes Film Festival 2021 -Un Certain Regard Prizes 2021

 


Un Certain Regard

Prizes 2021
Un Certain Regard Prizes 2021

  Un Certain Regard 2021 Winners & Jury © Mathilde Gardel / FDC

Refocused on the discovery of emerging filmmakers, the 2021 Un Certain Regard has offered twenty features in its competition. Six of them were first films that compete as well for the Camera d'or. The opening film was Arthur Harari's Onoda - 10 000 Nights in the Jungle.

Lead by the director and screenwriter Andrea Arnold, the Jury was made up of the director and screenwriter Mounia Meddour, the actress Elsa Zylberstein, the director and screenwriter Daniel Burman and Michael Covino, director and actor.



Un Certain Regard Prize

RAZZHIMAYA KULAKI (UNCLENCHING THE FISTS)

directed by Kira KOVALENKO from Russia.



Jury Prize



GROSSE FREIHEIT (GREAT FREEDOM)

directed by Sebastian MEISE from AUSTRIA, GERMANY



Ensemble Prize



BONNE MÈRE (GOOD MOTHER)

directed by Hafsia HERZI from FRANCE



Courage Prize



LA CIVIL

directed by Teodora Ana MIHAI FROM Belgium, Romania, Mexico 



Prize of Originality



LAMB

directed by Valdimar JÓHANNSSON FROM Iceland-Sweeden-Poland



Special Mention



NOCHE DE FUEGO (PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN)

directed by Tatiana HUEZO from Mexico