Sunday, July 13, 2008

30th Moscow International Film Festival

The Moscow International Film Festival is being held under the support of the Russian Ministry of culture and mass communications, and the Federal Agency on culture and cinematography. The 30th MIFF was held from 19th june to 29th June this year. The prestigious Critic’s prize- FIPRECSI - was given to the Russian film "Once upon a Time in the Provinces" by Katya Shagalova .The FIPRECSI Jury headed by Klaus Eder, Germany, president, Mike Naafs, The Netherlands, Mahrez Karoui, Tunisia, Francisco Ferreira, Portugal, Natalia Primakova, Russia .Other MIFF prizes:The main prize “Golden St.George” for the best film Be hamin sadegi / As Simple As That (Iran), dir. Reza Mir Karimi. The prize for the best film of the "Perspectives" competition and the certificate for 10000 meters of Kodak tape -Cumbia callera / Cumbia Connection (Mexico), dir. Rene U Villareal.The for the best director- Javor Gardev (Zift, Bulgaria).The prize for the best actress and watch Carrera y Carrera- Margherita Buy (Giorni e nuvole / Days and Clouds (Italy / Switzerland).The prize for the best actor and watch Carrera y Carrera- Richard Jenkins ( The Visitor, USA)The special jury prize – dir. Marion Laine, Un coeur simple / The Simple Heart (France).The special prize "I believe. K. Stanislavsky" for the outstanding achievement in the career of acting -Isabelle Huppert (France

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