The Grand Prix of the film festival Tarkovsky received Chinese and Russian paintings

© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera potamanthidae in the Ivanovo region Pavel Skates at the opening ceremony of the XI film festival named after A. Tarkovsky’s the Mirror. Archival photoThe Grand Prix of the film festival Tarkovsky received Chinese and Russian paintings© RIA Novosti / barbarian Gertaera the image Bank

Movies «Tightness» by Russian Director Cantemir Balagova and «I am Madame Bovary,» directed by Feng Xiaogang (China) won the Grand Prix of the film festival named after Andrei Tarkovsky, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the government of Ivanovo region.

The prizes of the XI International film festival named after Andrei Tarkovsky «the Mirror» presented at the closing ceremony, held last Sunday in the city of Ivanovo.

«The prize winners were presented by Amat Escalante. Picture of Cantemir Balagova participating in the Cannes film festival, gathered at the XI «Mirror» of a number of prizes. Together with the Croatian film «brief tour» «Smallness» was awarded the prize of young film critics. The film also received the audience award. The award the Director presented the Governor of the Ivanovo region, Chairman of the organizing Committee Pavel Skates,» —said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that the best Director award went to the film «brief tour». Prize «Special mention of the jury» marked the actress Vero Tanda Vella, who played a major role in the film «up» (directed by Alain Gomis), and the Directors of the picture «Silly bird» Huang JI also Otsuka (China). The prize «For professional achievements» was awarded the operator of the film «Sexy Durga» (dir. Sanar Komal») Pratap Joseph.

At the closing ceremony of the special prize «For contribution to cinema» noted Margarita Terekhova, who worked with Andrei Tarkovsky in its production of Shakespeare’s «hamlet» and the movie «the Mirror». The Governor of the Ivanovo region Pavel Konkov presented the award to the daughter of the actress Anna Terekhova. «The creative heritage of the outstanding film Director Andrey Tarkovsky now in its eleventh year brings together on the Ivanovo earth filmmakers of auteur cinema, filmmakers and actors from Russia and abroad. The festival program this year gave visitors vivid emotions and new threads for thought», — quotes the press-service of the word Konkova.

In the international competition program of the festival includes 10 films, including paintings from India, Croatia, China, Germany, Israel, Korea, France, Senegal and Russia. Feature films were evaluated by a jury composed of the Hungarian film and theater Director, winner of many international awards Janos Szasz, the winner of the Volpi Cup at the Venice film festival 2012, Israeli actress Hadas Yaron, actress Yelena Koreneva, Kazakh Director and writer Zhanna Issabayeva. The Chairman of the jury of the XI festival has become a classic of world cinema, Mexican Director Amat Escalante.

In the documentary contest «the Mirror of «Artdocfest» was presented eight films from Russia, Bosnia, Armenia, Estonia, Belarus. The decision of the special jury prize «Large Mirror Artdocfest» was awarded to the creators of the film «In the center of the cyclone», «a Small Mirror of the Artdocfest» awarded to the film «Liberation: instructions for use». Only at the film festival, which started on 13 June, shows about 100 films. This year’s film festival «Zerkalo» first launched in parallel competition «Tarkovsky online». He headed the jury of this contest Valery Todorovsky, added in a press-service.