THE WINNERS OF 15TH GOLDEN APRICOT YEREVAN IFF ARE ANNOUNCED

15 July 2018

 

 

The 15TH GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival summed up the films in competitions. The Boards of Juries of International Feature Competition, International Documentary Competition and Armenian Panorama Special Program as well as the FIPRESCI accordingly have announced this year’s competition results at the official closing ceremony of the festival on July 15th at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall.

 

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE COMPETITION

GOLDEN APRICOT.  Volcano, dir. Roman Bondarchuk (Ukraine/Germany)

SILVER APRICOT․ Fortuna, dir. Germinal Roaux (Switzerland)

 

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

GOLDEN APRICOT. Distant Constellation, dir. Shevaum Mizrahi (USA/Turkey/ Netherlands)

SILVER APRICOT․ See You Tomorrow, dir. Ainara Vera (Spain)

SPECIAL JURY MENTION. Transparent World, dir. Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili (Georgia)

 

ARMENIAN PANORAMA SPECIAL PROGRAM

Hrant Matevosyan Award For The Best Script On The Armenian Panorama. Sunset Truck, dir. Abolfazl Saffari

Sos Sargsyan Award For The Best Actor In Armenian Panorama to Shant Hovhannisyan. Yeva, dir. Anahit Abad (Armenia/Iran)

Armenian National Film Academy Award For Best Film In Armenian Panorama. Yeva, dir. Anahit Abad (Armenia/Iran)

Union of Cinematographers of Armenia Award For The Best Debut In Armenian Panorama. With the Wind, dir. Arthur Sahakyan (Armenia)

AAFCCJ Award For The Best Diaspora Director in Armenian Panorama. We Are Our Mountains, dir. Arnaud Khayadjanian (France/Armenia)

 

FIPRESCI JURY PRIZE. Dede, dir. Mariam Khatchvani (Georgia/Qatar)

 

PARAJANOV’S THALER’ FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION INTO WORLD CINEMA. Asghar Farhadi

PARAJANOV’S THALER’ FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION INTO WORLD CINEMA. Gianfranco Rossi

 

SPECIAL PRIZE ‘MASTER’. Larry Smith

SPECIAL PRIZE ‘MASTER’. Sean Baker (USA)

 

HONORARY GOLDEN APRICOT PRIZE Hasmik Papyan