24 April 2015
The full list of winners of the 17th BAFICI were announced. «Court», a portrait and critique of India’s justice system, was selected Best Film in the International Competition.
Court, by Indian filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane, won Best Film in the Official International Selection of the 2015 BAFICI. And La princesa de Francia, by Matías Piñeiro, received the same award in the Argentine Competition, as announced this Friday in the morning, when the complete list of winners, in all of the Festival’s sections, was finally revealed. In the International Competition, Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid won Best Director for his film The Kindergarten Teacher; Indian Vivek Gomber was chosen Best Actor for his performance in Court; and Argentine Verónica Llinás won Best Actress for La mujer de los perros. The Jury Special Awards in this section went to Songs from the North, by Soon-Mi Yoo, and Ela volta na quinta, by André Novais Olivera. In the Argentine Competition, José Celestino Campusano was voted Best Director for his film Placer y martirio. The rest of the winners include: Paseo, by Renzo Cozza, winning first prize in the Official Short Films Competition (the second prize went to Enfrentar animales salvajes, by Jerónimo Quevedo, and the third prize to Atardecer, by Violeta Uman); Over the Years, by Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Austria) winning the Human Rights Competition; Léone, mère & fils, by Lucile Chaufour (France) winning the Grand Prize in the Avant-Garde and Genre Competition (the award for Best Feature Film went to Letters to Max, by Eric Baudelaire (France) and the award for Best Short went to World of Tomorrow, by Don Hertzfeldt (USA).
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