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Vitalina Varela awarded at La Roche-sur-Yon

Vitalina Varela awarded at La Roche-sur-Yon

The film from Portuguese director Pedro Costa wins the Grand Prix while Alexander Nanau’s Collective is awarded the special jury prize. Hellhole and X&Y are also among the winners  

21/10 | La Roche-sur-Yon 2019 | Awards

Angoulême crowns The Swallows of Kabul as its champion

Angoulême crowns The Swallows of Kabul as its champion

The animated feature by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec has taken home the Award for Best Film, while Papicha scooped three prizes  

26/08 | Angoulême 2019 | Awards

I Never Climbed the Provincia and Mittelmeer come out on top at FIDMarseille

I Never Climbed the Provincia and Mittelmeer come out on top at FIDMarseille

Chile’s Ignacio Agüero has triumphed in the international competition, Jean-Marc Chapoulie dominated the French competition and Germany’s Ute Adamczewski also scooped a prize  

16/07 | FIDMarseille 2019 | Awards

Sunny Side of the Doc hands out its prizes

Sunny Side of the Doc hands out its prizes

With a 15% hike in attendance levels, the 30th edition of the international market for documentaries and narrative experiences certainly kept all of its promises  

28/06 | Sunny Side of the Doc 2019 | Awards

I Lost My Body triumphs at Annecy

I Lost My Body triumphs at Annecy

Jérémy Clapin’s film has won the Crystal for Best Feature and the Audience Award, while a Special Mention from the Jury went to Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles  

17/06 | Annecy 2019 | Awards

The Prix Jean Vigo goes to Stéphane Batut

The Prix Jean Vigo goes to Stéphane Batut

Thanks to Burning Ghost, the filmmaker has joined the winning ranks of a prize rewarding originality, while an Honorary Jean Vigo Award was bestowed upon Alain Cavalier  

13/06 | Awards | France

Cannes’ Palme d'Or goes to Parasite

Cannes’ Palme d'Or goes to Parasite

CANNES 2019: The film by South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho has taken home the top prize; other trophies went to Mati Diop, Antonio Banderas, Ladj Ly, Emily Beecham, Céline Sciamma and the Dardennes  

25/05 | Cannes 2019 | Awards

The FIPRESCI Prize goes to It Must Be Heaven at Cannes

The FIPRESCI Prize goes to It Must Be Heaven at Cannes

CANNES 2019: The international critics have crowned Elia Suleiman’s film with their award; Beanpole and The Lighthouse also picked up accolades  

25/05 | Cannes 2019 | Awards

Un Certain Regard gives its top prize to The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmāo

Un Certain Regard gives its top prize to The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmāo

CANNES 2019: Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz’s film has claimed victory, while other awards went to Chiara Mastroianni for On a Magical Night, Fire Will Come, Liberté and Joan of Arc  

24/05 | Cannes 2019 | Un Certain Regard/Awards

Cannes’ Cinéfondation announces its winners

Cannes’ Cinéfondation announces its winners

CANNES 2019: The Cinéfondation jury, chaired by Claire Denis, has presented its awards to four movies from film schools  

24/05 | Cannes 2019 | Awards