Award winners of XXVII International Festival of Ethnological Film

27th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ETHNOLOGY FILM 

Awarded Best Film Awards

 

The twenty-seventh International Festival of Ethnological Film was held from October 9th to 13th at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, with projections in the Yugoslav Cinema and the Ethnographic Museum. During five festival days, 53 titles from 27 countries were displayed.

International jury composed of Jugoslav Pantelic, Danijel Rafaelić and Anita Panic decided to award prizes in the following way:

 

The Award for the Best Cinematography

The international jury unanimously decided to award the camera in the film that, with the help of visual language, superbly intensifies viewer’s emotions. The award goes to ARCHIPELAGO.

 

The Award for the Best Sound

The international jury unanimously decided to award the special sonoric shamanic milieu of Mongolia, that draws the audience closer to the transcendental. The award goes to SHAMAN.


Special mention for contribution to the film as an art form

The international jury unanimously decided that  the Special mention for contribution to the film as an art form, goes to the film that skillfully and interestingly portrays the world of Serbian Hollywood. The award goes to THE WIZARD OF MUTANJ.  

 

The Award for intangible heritage
The Jury is especially proud to give the Award for intangible heritage. The award goes to CIPOVKA – the Bread smilling at the Moon.

 

The Award for the Best Foreign film

The international jury unanimously decided to award the film which portrays the other side of ritual, ceremonial and oral tradition. The best foreign film is HOW DID I BECOME WHO I WAS.


Grand Prix ’’Dragoslav Antonijević’’

The international jury unanimously decided that the Grad Prix of the Festival goes to the film who, with its almost invisible documentary craftsmanship and poetic authorial imprint, takes the audience into the fantastic world of Cameroon's polygamist Muslim family. The Grand Prix goes to the film WOMEN.

 

The Student Jury composed of students of the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, saw five films selected by the Selection Committee for the Student Competition Programme. The jury unanimously decided that the film TOGETHER APART, directed by Maren Wickwire, was the best film in this category. The decision was made in accordance with the criteria, which were successfully met by the film. The author managed to present a coherent story, showing the perspectives of various actors. All aspects of the film show a great mastery. The film stands out among other films for the high quality of directing, technical processing and editing.