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The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL) is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world. Filmfestivals.com rates this festival in the top 10

The 2017 Festival edition will run August 24 - September 4

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42nd Montreal's World FIlm Festival Awards

 

WORLD COMPETITON

FEATURE FILMS

 

Grand Prize of the Americas (Best Film):

CURTIZ by Tamas Yvan Topolánszky, Hungary

 

Special Grand Prix of the Jury (ex-aequo):

 

SAMURAI'S PROMISE / CHIRITSUBAKI by Daisaku Kimura, Japan

 

THE ETRUSCAN SMILE by Mihal Brezis, Oded  Binnun, Switzerland - Germany - United States – United Kingdom

 

Best Director:

Attila Szász for ETERNAL WINTER / ÖRÖK TÉL by Attila Szász, Hungary

 

Best Actress:

Maya Szopa in STRANGERS OF PATIENCE / STRANNIKI TERPENIYA by Vladimir Alenikov, Russia

 

Best Actor:

Hiroshi Tachi in LIFE IN OVERTIME / OWATTA HITO by Hideo Nakata, Japan

 

Best Screenplay (ex-aequo):

Jianv Han, Wei Zhong and Muye Wen for DYING TO SURVIVEbyMuye Wen, China

Mirko Locatelli and Giuditta Tarantelli for ISABELLEbyMirko Locatelli, Italy – France

 

Best Artistic Contribution:

THE LORD EAGLE / TOYON KYYL by Eduard Novikov, Russia

Innovation Award:

MOCKING OF CHRIST / RUGANJE SO HRISTOS by Jani Bojadzi, Republic of Macedonia

 

WORLD COMPETITON

SHORT FILMS

  

1st prize

Vagabonds by Amartei Armar, Ghana

 

Jury Award

All My Guardian Angels / Todos mis padres by Bernabé Rico, Spain

 

FIRST FICTION FILMS COMPETITION

 

Golden Zenith

THE GAZELLE'S DANCE / EL BAILE DE LA GACELA  by Iván Porras Meléndez, Costa Rica – Mexico

 

Silver Zenith

KILL ME TODAY, TOMORROW I`M SICK! by Joachim Schroeder and Tobias Streck, Germany

 

Bronze Zenith

HAVE YOUR NAME CARVED by Lei Xu, China

 

Special mention for quality

JIM SHOE by Peter Sutton, United States

 

 

CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

 

1st Prize

DESTINIESby Zhang Pu, China

 

2nd Prize

FATHER TO SON / VAN PAO TE by Ya-Chuan Hsiao, Taiwan

 

3rd Prize

SNOW FALL / XUE ZANG by Gao Chenggang, China

 

DOCUMENTARIES OF THE WORLD

 

1st Prize

DYING TO TELL / MORIR PARA CONTAR by Hernán Zin, Spain

 

2nd Prize

ICELANDER by Nils Oliveto, Canada

 

3rd Prize

FAHAVALO, MADAGASCAR 1947 / FAHAVALO by Marie Clémence Andriamonta Paes, France - Madagascar - Belgium - Cape Verde - Qatar

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About The Montreal World Film Festival

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The MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MONTREAL)is the only competitive film festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF.

Montreal ranks among the most prestigious festivals in the world.
2015 Coverage  includes 120 articles and interviews with winning producers and directors. It was provided by Musivision Films, Laurie Gordon Musivision (video interview), Tom Llewellin, Ken Fernandez,  Dejan Nikolaj Kraljacic and Bruno Chatelin

 


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