The President (Georgia, France, UK, Germany) directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf received The Audience Award for the Best Film from the 15th TOKYO FILMeX International Film Festival.
DINOLA is awarded by DIDOR in Dushanbe.
We are pleased to announce that Mariam Khatchvani (Director) has been rewarded with the Prize of the Jury for Short film Dinola. This film was presented at the 13 EN COURTS night for the 9th meeting of FILMS FEMMES MEDITERRANEE in Marseille on October.
CHICAGO, IL (October 17, 2014) – Michael Kutza, Founder and Artistic Director, Mimi Plauché, Programming Director, and Programmers Penny Bartlett, Alex Kopecky and Evan Morehouse proudly announce the winners of the 50th Chicago International Film Festival Competitions. “The President” by Mohsen Makhmalbaf received the Gold Hugo for Best Film (the Festival’s highest honor) and legendary actress Geraldine Chaplin who won the Silver Hugo for Best Actress for “Sand Dollars,” accepted their awards with pre-recorded video messages from their home countries.
The Beirut Festival, now in its fourteenth year, is considered to be a flagship event for Middle Eastern-centric cinema. During a ceremony the Mohsen Makhmalbaf-directed “The President” earned the SGBL AWARD – AUDIENCE VOTE BEST FEATURE FILM.