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5th Batumi International Art House Film Festival AWARDS

Main International Competition Jury members: Zbigniew Rybczyński (Poland) – Chairman, Siddiq Barmak (Afghanistan), Judith Blackburn (USA), Nino Kirtadze (Georgia), Bojidar Manov (Bulgaria) awarded following prizes:

Grand Prix – Another Sky by Dimitri Mamulia, Russia, 2010
Best Feature Film – Nothing Personal by Urszula Antoniak, Netherlands / Ireland, 2009
Best Documentary Film – Enemies of the People by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath, Cambodia / UK, 2009 (Award goes to Thet Sambath)
Best Film Director – Agustí Vila for Mosquito Net, Spain, 2010
Best Actor – Eduard Fernández in Mosquito Net, Spain, 2010
Best Actress – Monique Imes in Precious by Lee Daniels, USA, 2009
Special Prize – Rabbit à la Berlin by Bartosz Konopka, Poland / Germany, 2009
Special Mention – Insight by Gia Diasamidze, Georgia, 2010
Special Mention – There Are Things You Don't Know by Fardin Saheb Zamani, Iran, 2010.

The Young Filmmakers Jury members: Christopher D. Kamyszew (USA) - Chairman, Michael Brooke (UK), Levan Koghuashvili (Georgia), Seifollah Samadian (Iran), Vassily Sigarev (Russia) granted following awards:

Grand Prix – Mother by Jakub Piątek, Poland, 2009
Best Film – Hanoi-Warszawa by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, Poland, 2009
Best Film Director – Tornike Bziava for April Chill, Georgia, 2010
Jury Special Prize – No Song in Autumn by Karsten Prühl, Germany, 2009
Jury Special Mention – Girl like me by Rowland Jobson, UK, 2009
Jury Special Mention – The Dead End by Ivan Tymshin, Ukraine, 2010

BIAFF Committee granted the following two Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinematography to Zbigniew Rybczyński (Poland) and Abbas Kiarostami (Iran).


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