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Prizes of the Fifth Edition of the Granada International Film Festival Cines del Sur

The Official Jury of the 5th edition of the Granada Film Festival Cines del Sur, Ivan Giroud, Xialou Guo, Raj Kumar Gupta, Isaki Lacuesta and Basel Ramsis, following careful deliberation has unanimously decided to award the Festival Prizes as follows:

· Golden Alhambra:
Jeon Kyu-Hwan, for Dance Town
For its precise and forceful telling of the story of a female character who is trapped in a divided country.

·Silver Alhambra:
Masahiro Kobayashi, for Haru’s Journey
For being able to tell and give expression to universal conflicts, such as those linked to family values and generational differences, in a simple and human way.

·Bronze Alhambra:
Aktan Arym Kubat, for The Light Thief
The Jury Values the work of the director for his ability to convey a very simple, local issue that represent a metaphor of the reality of a whole country.

Special Mention:
Ahmed Abdalla, for Microphone
For its profund social commitment that, in a fresh and natural way, puts foward a series elements that allows us to better understand the country’s political reality.

The Jury of the 5th edition of the Granada Film Festival Cines del Sur would like to highlight the work of latin american filmmakers Rodrigo Guerrero and Yulene Olaizola, who have chosen to use a new approach to look at the world around them.

In Granada, 10th June, 2011.

Don’t miss our round tables, talks, colloquia and presentations. Want more information?

1) *TEATRO ISABEL LA CATÓLICA: from Sunday 5th toThursday 9th, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

There will be presentations accompanying the two sessions in which the films competing for the Alhambra Prizes are screened.
After the screenings there will be a colloqium with the audience.
At these sessions you can cast your vote for the Audience Prize.

 2) *FILMOTECA: Tuesday 7th, at 5:45 p.m.Presentation of the book about the Argentine documentary maker Andrés di Tella.
Participants: Andrés di Tella, Mirito Torreiro, Programming Director of the Festival, and Isaki Lacuesta, member of the Official Jury of this year’s Festival.
After the presentation of the book, Andrés di Tella will present the film Fotografías.

3)* UNIVERSIDAD: FACULTAD DE COMUNICACIÓN: Wednesday 8th, at 12:00 noon
‘Between the individual memory and the collective memory. A dialogue with Andrés di Tella’.
The Programming Director, Mirito Torreiro, will interview the Argentine filmmaker Andrés di Tella. Afterwards there will be a dialogue with the audience.
Free admission while seating is available.

4) *FUNDACIÓN INSTITUTO EUROÁRABE (address: Calle Cárcel Baja, 3)  on Wednesday 8th, at 7 p.m.

Presentation of the Round Table entitled ‘The Arab uprisings as seen by their filmmakers.”
-the Egyptian filmmaker Ahmed Abdallah, director of the film Microphone, which is part of the Festival’s Official Section.
-the Egyptian filmmaker Basel Ramsis, member of the Official Jury of this year’s Festival.
-the Moroccan producer Fouad Challa, whose film Pegasus is competing in this year’s Festival.
-the Director of the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Abbas Arnaout.
-José Sánchez Montes, filmmaker and director of Cines del Sur.
-Moderated by the Director of the Euro-Arab Institute Foundation, Manuel Piñeiro Souto.

5) *TEATRO CAJAGRANADA, Wednesday 8th at 9:30 p.m.

Presentation of the film No One Killed Jessica, part of the series ‘Bollywood in black’, by its director Raj Kumar Gupta and by Gloria Fernández, one of the Festival’s Programmers.

6) *PALACIO CONDES DE GABIA: Thursday 9th at 8 p.m.

Presentation of the series ‘More Human Factor’, dedicated to the figure of Juan Bialet Massé, a Catalan who emigrated to Argentina in the mid 19th century and became an early advocate of the regulation of working conditions in Latin America.
The documentary film Bialet Massé. A century later will also be presented.
-Jaume Llacuna Morera from the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Immigration.
-Alfredo Menéndez, professor of the History of Science at the University of Granada.

We are waiting for you there.