MIFF 2005 AWARD WINNERS

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES - WORLD & IBERO-AMERICAN CINEMA COMPETITION

  • Grand Jury Prize: La Sierra by Scott Dalton and Margarita Martinez (Colombia)
  • Special Jury Prize, Raising Social Awareness: The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till by Keith A. Beauchamp (US)
  • Special Jury Prize, Cinematography: Estamira by Marcos Prado (Brazil)


DRAMATIC FEATURES - IBERO-AMERICAN CINEMA COMPETITION

  • Grand Jury Prize: Days of Santiago (Días de Santiago) by Josué Méndez’s (Perú)
  • Special Jury Mention: Alicia's Names (Los nombres de Alicia) by Pilar Ruiz Gutiérrez (Spain)
  • Best Performance by an Actress: Mirella Pascual in Whisky (Uruguay)
  • Best Performance by an Actor: Damián Alcázar in Crónicas (Ecuador)


DRAMATIC FEATURES - WORLD CINEMA COMPETITION

  • Grand Jury Prize: A Way of Life by Amma Asante (UK)
  • Special Jury Breakthrough Award, Actor: Abbie Cornish in Somersault (Australia)
  • Special Jury Breakthrough Award, Director: Cate Shortland for Somersault (Australia)

FIPRESCI

Grand Jury Prize: A Way of Life by Amma Asante (UK)

AUDIENCE AWARD: DRAMATIC FEATURES - WORLD CINEMA COMPETITION (Three-Way Tie)

  • The Edukators (Die fetten jahre sind vorbei) by Hans Weingartner (Germany)
  • The Overture (Hoam Rong) by Itthisoontorn Vichailak (Thailand)
  • Red Dust by Tom Hooper (South Africa/UK)


AUDIENCE AWARD: DOCUMENTARY FEATURES - WORLD & IBERO-AMERICAN CINEMA COMPETITION

  • The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till by Keith A. Beauchamp (US)