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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.