Bastau Debuts debut feature films competition International Jury:
Chairman of the Jury – Russian film director, screenwriter and producer Mikhail Segal, film critic Roberto Cueto (Spain), producer Denis Vaslin (Netherlands), theater and film actress Nelli Uvarova (Russia), actor and producer Farkhad Abdraimov (Kazakhstan).
Bastau Shorts International Jury: Chairman of the Jury – film director, screenwriter, film producer Gela Babluani (France), actress Rano Shodieva (Uzbekistan), theater and film actor Aleksandr Pashkov (Russia) and film director Sharipa Urazbayeva (Kazakhstan), Program Director of Listapad IFF Igor Sukhmanov (Belarus).
Film director Alisher Zhadigerov, recipient of the Grand Prix from the 7th International Film Festival Bastau chaired the Student Jury; Elena Danielyan (Armenia), Tatyana Kudinova (Belarus), Dmitry Elagin (Russia), Daniil Ray (Kyrgyzstan) were working alongside the Chairman.
IFF Bastau 2019 Winners
Bastau Debuts Competition
Grand Prix for Best Film: “Move the grave” (film director Jeong Seung Oh, South Korea);
Best Film Director Award: “Moan” (film director Dominic Sangma, India, China);
Jury Special Award: “Maryam” (film director Sharipa Urazbayeva, Kazakhstan);
Best Actor Award: not awarded;
Best Actress Award:
- “Erased”, actress Judita Frankovic, film director Miha Mazzini (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia);
- “Virgins”, actress Joy Rieger (film director Keren Ben Rafael, Israel, France, Belgium);
Special Mention by the Jury: “All for my mother” (film director Malgorzata Imielska, Poland);
Bastau Shorts Competition
Best Documentary Short Film Award: “Voice of the Province”, film director Assel Sydykova (Kyrgyzstan);
Best Animated Short Film Award: “Dramatic end”, film director Kerija Arne (Latvia);
Best Feature Short Film Award: “Salesgirl”, film director Shrestha Das (India);
Jury Special Award: “With diploma to the village”, film director Samgar Rakhim (Kazakhstan).
Grand Prix for the Best Short Film from the Student Jury was awarded to the film “Out like a light”, film director Laura Tamosiunaite (Lithuania).
Jury Special Award: “The Bunny”, film director Martins Gausish (Latvia).
Oraz Abishev Award for the best documentary was awarded to the participant of this program, a film director from Armenia Arsen Arakelyan for the documentary “Through the mirror” as well as the participant of the student’s film, a film director Kamilla Berdimuratova (documentary “Taksyr”).