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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.

The Festival’s closing ceremony

The Festival’s closing ceremony will take place on Friday and we will find out which films the Official Jury has chosen as the winners. But on Saturday there will still be screenings at the various venues. Enter to find out more.

ISABEL LA CATÓLICA THEATER

  • 17:00 Closing Ceremony. Late Autumn. South Korea / Hong Kong / EEUU. 2010. 115’
  • 19:30 “Silver Alhambra” award-winner film screening. Sección Oficial.
  • 22:00 “Golden Alhambra” award-winner film screening. Sección Oficial.

FILMOTECA DE ANDALUCÍA

  • 16:30 Section Retrospective FESPACO. Teza. Etiopía / Alemania / Francia. 2008. 140’
  • 19:00 Section Memory of the south. Redes. México. 1936. 65’
  • 20:10 Section Itineraries. The Lightning Tree. Japón. 2010. 133’
  • 22:30 Section Itineraries. Mama Africa. Sudáfrica / Alemania / Finlandia. 2011. 90’

CAJAGRANADA THEATER

  • 17:00 Section Retrospective FESPACO. Drum. Sudáfrica. 2004. 94’
  • 19:00 Section Retrospective Bollywood in black. No One killed Jessica. India. 2011. 136’
  • 21:30 Section Retrospective Bollywood in black. Raajneeti. India. 2010. 163’

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

The members of the Jury of the 5th Edition of the Granada Cines del Sur Festival, made up of: Ivan Giroud, Xialou Guo, Raj Kumar Gupta, Isaki Lacuesta and Basel Ramsis, after deliberation unanimously decides the following list of honors:

Alhambra de Oro:
Jeon Kyu-Hwan’s Dance Town
Because of the cinematographic quality with which it accurately and forcefully tells the story of a character trapped in a divided nation.

Silver Alhambra:
Haru’s Journey by Masahiro Kobayashi
For his mastery in expressing in a simple and profound way universal values ​​and conflicts.

Bronze Alhambra:
The Light Thief by Aktan Arym Kubat
For revealing to us with humor and intelligence a very simple and local problem that serves as a metaphor to relate the reality of an entire country.

·Special mention:
Ahmed Abdallah’s Microphone
For his freshness and courage in the use of cinematographic language, which in turn serves to bring closer a reality recently experienced by young Egyptians who would end up being the protagonists of a historical event.

The Jury of the 5th Edition of the Granada Cines del Sur Festival wants to highlight the work of the young Latin American filmmakers Rodrigo Guerrero and Yulene Olaizola, for developing a risky and personal cinematographic language in search of a new look at the world around us.

In Granada on June 10, 2011.

Do not miss our round tables, talks, colloquia and presentations. Do you want more data?

* ISABEL LA CATÓLICA THEATER: from Sunday 5 to Thursday 9, at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

There are presentations of the 2 sessions of the films of the official section in competition for the Alhambra Awards.

After the projections, a round of discussion with the public opens.

In these sessions you can vote for the Audience Award.

* FILM LIBRARY: Tuesday 7, at 5:45 p.m.

The book dedicated to the Argentine documentary filmmaker Andrés di Tella is presented.

Participants: Andrés di Tella, Mirito Torreiro, Programming Director of the Festival, and Isaki Lacuesta, member of the Official Jury of the Festival.

After the presentation, Andrés di Tella presents the film ‘Photographs’ to the Public.

* UNIVERSITY: FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION: Wednesday, 8, at 12:00 hours

‘Between individual memory and collective memory. A dialogue with Andrés di Tella ‘.

Programming Director Mirito Torreiro will interview Argentine filmmaker Andrés di Tella. Next, he will hold a dialogue with the audience.

Admission is free until full capacity is reached.

* FUNDACIÓN INSTITUTO EUROÁRABE, calle Cárcel Baja, 3, on Wednesday 8, at 7:00 p.m.

The Round Table ‘The Arab revolts seen by their filmmakers’ is presented.

Participate:

-the filmmaker Ahmed Abdallá, director of the film ‘Microphone, included in the official section of the Festival.

-Egyptian filmmaker Basel Ramsis, member of the Official Jury of the Festival

-The Moroccan producer Fouad Challa, whose film? Pegasus’ competes in this edition of the Festival

-The Director of the Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival, Abbas Arnaout

-José Sánchez Montes, filmmaker and Director of Cines del Sur.

-Moderator: the Director of the Euro-Arab Institute Foundation, Manuel Piñeiro Souto.

CAJAGRANADA THEATER, on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.

Presentation of the film ‘No one killed Jessica’ from the ‘Bollywood in black’ cycle, by its director Raj Kumar Gupta and Gloria Fernández, Festival Programmer.

PALACIO CONDES DE GABIA: Thursday, 9 a.m. at 8:00 p.m.

The cycle ‘Más Factor Humano’ is presented, dedicated to the figure of Juan Bialet Massé, a Catalan emigrant to Argentina in the mid-nineteenth century, a precursor of the regulation of working conditions in Latin America.
The documentary is presented: ‘Bialet Massé. A century later’.
Participate:
-Dr. Jaume Llacuna Morera from the Ministry of Labor and Immigration.
-Alfredo Menéndez, Professor of History of Science at the University of Granada

We will wait for you.