MIFF: 42nd Moscow International Film Festival Announces Winners

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The 42nd Moscow International Film Festival announced the juried prize winners with The FIPRESCI Prize going to "Hilda," directed by Rishi Palam, of Great Britain. Films from Romania, Russia, and Germany also received top honors.

The members of the short film jury were Russian producer Marina Zhigalova , director, screenwriter and producer Elena Khazanova (Switzerland), British director Guy Davis.

MIFF: BRICS Film Festival Announces Winners (Pics)

The jury of the main competition of the Moscow International Film Festival this year included Russian director, producer and screenwriter Timur Bekmambetov (chairman of the jury), director and producer Alexander Yordanescu (Switzerland, Romania), film critic from Great Britain Brian Weiner , Egyptian writer, journalist, director, producer Mahmud Soliman , Russian actress Marina Alexandrova.

MIFF: The Opening Ceremony of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival (Pics)

First prizes of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival announced

FIPRESCI Jury Prize - Hilda, Great Britain, directed by Rishi Palam.

The FIPRESCI jury of the 42nd MIFF included: Amal El Gamal (chairman of the jury, Egypt), Clea Vanner (Switzerland), Susanna Alperina (Russia).

Prize of the Federation of Cinema Clubs of Russia "Thorny Eyes" - "Election Campaign", Romania, director Marian Krishan.

Prize of the Federation of Cinema Clubs of Russia "Thorny Look" for the best film of the Russian program - "About Lelya and Minka", Russia, directed by Anna Chernakova.

Audience Award - Blockade Diary, Russia, directed by Andrey Zaitsev.

InStyle magazine prize - actress Olga Ozzolapinya, "Blockade Diary", Russia, director Andrey Zaitsev.

Prize of the newspaper "Kommersant" - "Hypnosis", Russia, directed by Valery Todorovsky.

Guild of Non-Fiction Film and Television Prize - "We Don't Give Up," Germany, directed by Mark Weisse.

MIFF: XIV Moscow Pitching of Debutants Announces Winners (Pics)

In 2020, Chopard celebrates the 5th anniversary of its collaboration with the Moscow International Film Festival. As in previous years, the Swiss company will produce statuettes of the Golden Saint George, Silver Saint George, a special prize "For conquering the heights of acting and loyalty to the principles of the school of KS Stanislavsky -" I Believe. Konstantin Stanislavsky ", and will also hold the anniversary Chopard Talent Award.

The 42nd Moscow International Film Festival Announces Jury, Main Competition Films

The Chopard jewelry and watch company is inextricably linked with the world of cinema. For over 20 years, she has been the official partner of the Cannes Film Festival and has been producing the Palme d'Or. In 2016, which became the year of Russian cinema, Chopard began cooperation with the Moscow International Film Festival. As a partner and official jeweler of the Moscow International Film Festival, the company presented an updated design of all prizes, developed personally by the co-president and artistic director Carolina Scheufele.

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