XVI International Film Festival of Pacific Rim countries "Meridians of the Pacific" was completed in Vladivostok
The closing ceremony of the main movie event of the year in the Far East was held in Primorye on Thursday, September 27. During the contest week, residents and guests of the region could see about 190 films from 46 countries of the world, according to the ENV, citing the press service of the Krai administration.
"Festival program from 21 to 26 September, as well as the activities of cinemas, which started on the eve of the" Meridians ", visited more than 20 thousand residents and guests of Primorye," - noted in the organizing committee of the film event.
The solemn closing ceremony of the festival began with a traditional "star track", where the Primorsky residents were greeted by famous actors, directors and artists.
Then the long-awaited rewarding was held in the "Ocean" cinema: the jury of the festival named the winners in all nominations. As a whole, the competition program of the film festival was presented by eight full-length and eight short films created by directors from the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
The award from NETPAC, an international organization uniting film critics, curators of festivals, contributing to the development of Asian cinema received a picture from China "Elephant sits motionless."
The prize from the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI won a short film "Bright-red" and a full-length picture "Widowed Witch". The award of the name of the outstanding Hollywood actor, the man of the legend of Yulia Briner, went to actress Marta Kozlova for the film "The War of Anna".
The spectator's sympathy prize was given to the Russian film "Crystal" at the festival. Agnes Tsvelodub received a statuette "For the best performance of the female role." The prize "For the best director's work" was awarded to Huang Xingyao for the film "Great Buddha +".
A special prize of the jury was the picture "Calendar". The award "For the best short film" was awarded to the film "Bright-red" The main prize for the best feature film was won by the "Widowed Witch".
News source: www.vestiprim.ru
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