Films at “Eurasia”
The “Eurasia Film Festival” which normally takes place in the Kazakh city of Almaty, moved this year to the capital of the country, Astana – mainly to become a part of the EXPO (dedicated to Future Energy).
The Critics Prize, dedicated to films from the Central Asian Region, went to “Aritmiya” (Arrythmia) by Boris Khlebnikov (Russia, 2017, 114 min), “for the artistic perfection with which it develops a rich panorama of contemporary characters, and for the sensitive direction of wonderful actors”.
The jury wants to mention the visual qualities of the film “The Pomegranate Orchard” (Nar bagi) by Ilgar Najaf (Azerbaijan, 2017, 90 min).
The jury remembers the great Kazhak critic Bauyrzhan Nogerbek, who had accompanied the national cinema (in particular the Kazakh New Wave of the 90s) with his writings; and who has passed away a few weeks ago.
Jury members were Klaus Eder, Germany; Eugénie Zvonkine, Russia / France; and Aleksandra Porshneva, Kazakhstan.
FIPRESCI Honors Ken Loach
Berlinale Talent Press 2021
Ronald Bergan 1937 – 2020
Controversy at the Cairo International Film Festival
Peter van Bueren, 1942 – 2020
Nelson Hoineff 1948 - 2019
Siegfried Kracauer Prize 2019
Six Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2019
Rotterdam Young Film Critics Traineeship
Warsaw Critics Project
Grand Prix 2019: "Roma"
Cüneyt Cebenoyan, 1960 - 2019
Néjib Ayed, 1953 - 2019
Berlinale Talent Press 2019 Call
Critics Jury at the Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
Berlinale 2019 – The Critics Prizes
The Critics' Best Foreign Language Film
Talent Press Rio 2018
Luciano Monteagudo to receive the Ibero-American Criticism Fénix Award 2018
Six Debut Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2018
Toronto 2018 - The Critics' Choice
Kerala: Suspension of Activities
Venice 2018: The Critics Prizes
"Phantom Thread" Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2018