Chaiyapruek Chalermpornpanit
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Chaiyapruek Chalermpornpanit

Malila: The Farewell Flower
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Chaiyapruek Chalermpornpanit

Malila: The Farewell Flower

Chaiyapruek Chalermpornpanit is a Bangkok based Director of Photography whose work has been featured across a variety of international feature films, television series and commercials.…

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Hideho Urata
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Hideho Urata

A Land Imagined
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Hideho Urata

A Land Imagined

Originally from Japan, Hideho began his career in the United States after studying film at New York University. He worked as a camera assistant on…

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Nawarophaat Rungphiboonsophit
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Nawarophaat Rungphiboonsophit

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Nawarophaat Rungphiboonsophit

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Nawarophaat Rungphiboonsophit was born in Thailand in 1984 and has built up a significant career working in the camera and lighting departments of the Asian…

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Saumyananda Sahi
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Saumyananda Sahi

Balekempa
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Saumyananda Sahi

Balekempa

Born in Bangalore in 1986, Saumyananda Sahi was the youngest participant in the 2004 Talent Campus India and the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2005. Over…

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Zhang Miaoyan and Xu Zhiyong
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Zhang Miaoyan and Xu Zhiyong

Silent Mist
Achievement in Cinematography, 2018

Zhang Miaoyan and Xu Zhiyong

Silent Mist

Zhang Miaoyang was born in the Manchuria region, growing up during the Cultural Revolution, which meant he had little access to movies. He later studied…

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Bruce Beresford
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Bruce Beresford

Ladies in Black
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Bruce Beresford

Ladies in Black

Bruce Beresford was born in Sydney, Australia and worked for the British Film Institute before directing his first feature film in 1972. The Adventures of…

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Emir Baigazin
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Emir Baigazin

The River (Ozen)
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Emir Baigazin

The River (Ozen)

Born in 1984 in Kazakhstan, Emir Baigazin graduated from the Kazakh National Academy of Arts in 2009. In 2008, Baigazin participated in the Berlinale Talent…

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Ivan Ayr
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Ivan Ayr

Soni
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Ivan Ayr

Soni

Ivan Ayr grew up in northern India. Despite receiving a degree in Electrical Engineering, he pursued postgraduate studies in the United States in English literature…

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Kore-eda Hirokazu
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Kore-eda Hirokazu

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Kore-eda Hirokazu

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Kore-eda Hirokazu is one of Japan’s most highly regarded auteurs. His directorial debut Maborosi (1995) won the 52nd Venice International Film Festival’s Golden Osella Prize.…

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Nadine Labaki
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Nadine Labaki

Capharnaüm
Achievement in Directing, 2018

Nadine Labaki

Capharnaüm

Nadine Labaki grew up amid civil war in Lebanon. After studying, she moved into directing TV commercials and music videos, and won several awards. In…

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Stanislav Sokolov and Yuliana Slashcheva and Boris Mashkovtsev and Nikolai Makovsky and Sergei Strusovsky
Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Hoffmaniada

Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Hoffmaniada

For director Stanislav Sokolov, Hoffamniada is the culmination of over ten years work on a story about the Prussian literary master of the early 19th…

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Mari Okada and Naoko Endo and Tomomi Kyotani and Nobuhiro Takenaka and Nobuhiro Kikuchi
Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (Sayonara no asa ni yakusoku no hana o kazarô )

Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (Sayonara no asa ni yakusoku no hana o kazarô )

The lorph people live for centuries, spending their days weaving a special cloth fabric called Hibiol, which serves as a chronical of the passing of…

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Mamoru Hosoda and Yuichiro Saito and Takuya Ito and Yuichi Adachi and Genki Kawamura
Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Mirai (Mirai no Mirai)

Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Mirai (Mirai no Mirai)

Kun enjoys a happy childhood until the arrival of his baby sister, Mirai. As the new baby becomes the centre of their parents’ attention, Kun…

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Sung Hsin-Yin and Sylvia Feng
Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

On Happiness Road (Hsing Fu Lu Shang)

Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

On Happiness Road (Hsing Fu Lu Shang)

Chi is living her American dream after years of study when news of her grandmother’s death in Taiwan sends her back to the family home…

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Leo Gabriadze and Timur Bekmambetov
Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Rezo (Znaesh’, mama, gde ya byl)

Best Animated Feature Film, 2018

Rezo (Znaesh’, mama, gde ya byl)

Rezo is a movie told and painted by Rezo Gabriadze, a prolific Georgian artist, writer and creator of Marionette theatre. This autobiographical animated documentary raises…

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Mohamed Siam and Myriam Sassine
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Amal

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Amal

Coming of age as a teenager is hard enough without being forced to do so amid the political and social upheaval of a national revolution.…

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Paul Damien Williams and Shannon Swan
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Gurrumul

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Gurrumul

Born blind and with a prodigious musical talent, Dr G Yunupingu first came to prominence as a member of Australian band Yothu Yindi. In 2008,…

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Talal Derki and Ansgar Frerich and Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert and Hans Robert Eisenhauer
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Of Fathers and Sons

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Of Fathers and Sons

Director Talal Derki embedded himself with the family of Abu Osama in northern Syria impersonating as pro-jihadi war photographer. A founding member of the Al…

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Hikaru Toda and Elhum Shakerifar
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Of Love & Law

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Of Love & Law

Masafumi Yoshida and Kazuyuki Minami – or Fumi and Kazu as they are known – operate Japan’s first openly gay law firm in Osaka. Across…

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Anushka Meenakshi and Iswar Srikumar and Manas Malhotra
Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Up Down & Sideways (kho ki pa lü)

Best Documentary Feature Film, 2018

Up Down & Sideways (kho ki pa lü)

In the Phek district of India’s Nagaland state near the country’s border with Myanmar, the 5000 local villagers plant and grow rice in vast terraces.…

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Khavn and Achinette Villamor and Edong Canlas
Best Feature Film, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Best Feature Film, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

It is 1901 in the Municipality of Balangiga of the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to…

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Lee Chang-dong and Lee Joon-dong
Best Feature Film, 2018

Burning

Best Feature Film, 2018

Burning

Jongsu is a quiet and unassuming deliveryman who is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his…

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Phuttiphong Aroonpheng and Mai Meksawan and Philippe Avril and Jakrawal Nilthamrong and Chatchai Chaiyon
Best Feature Film, 2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Best Feature Film, 2018

Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu)

Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees from nearby Myanmar have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured…

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Kore-eda Hirokazu and Matsuzaki Kaoru and Yose Akihiko and Taguchi Hijiri
Best Feature Film, 2018

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Best Feature Film, 2018

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

After one of their now familiar shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to…

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Adilkhan Yerzhanov and Serik Abishev and Olga Khlasheva
Best Feature Film, 2018

The Gentle Indifference of the World (Laskovoe Bezrazlichie Mira)

Best Feature Film, 2018

The Gentle Indifference of the World (Laskovoe Bezrazlichie Mira)

After her father’s untimely death, Saltanat is forced to trade her idyllic and sheltered countryside life for the cruel city. In order to save her…

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Eléni Karaïndrou
Best Original Score, 2018

Eléni Karaïndrou

Bomb, A Love Story (Bomb, Yek Asheghaneh)
Best Original Score, 2018

Eléni Karaïndrou

Bomb, A Love Story (Bomb, Yek Asheghaneh)

Eléni Karaïndrou was hailed by Time magazine as “Greece’s most eloquent living composer”. She was born in Teichio, a mountain village in central Greece. By…

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Harry Gregson-Williams
Best Original Score, 2018

Harry Gregson-Williams

Breath
Best Original Score, 2018

Harry Gregson-Williams

Breath

Harry Gregson-Williams was born in England to a musical family. His attention focused on teaching, initially in England but later in Egypt. He started his…

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Hildur Guðnadóttir and Jóhann Jóhannsson
Best Original Score, 2018

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Jóhann Jóhannsson

Mary Magdalene
Best Original Score, 2018

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Jóhann Jóhannsson

Mary Magdalene

Hildur Guðnadóttir is an Icelandic composter, cellist, and singer at the forefront of experimental pop and contemporary music through her work in the band Múm.…

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Omar Fadel
Best Original Score, 2018

Omar Fadel

Yomeddine
Best Original Score, 2018

Omar Fadel

Yomeddine

Omar Fadel is an award-winning composer for film, television, and video games. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose scores frequently feature him on a wide array…

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Ryan Cayabyab
Best Original Score, 2018

Ryan Cayabyab

The Portrait (Ang Larawan)
Best Original Score, 2018

Ryan Cayabyab

The Portrait (Ang Larawan)

Ryan Cayabyab was born in Manila, Philippines and is widely known as Mr. C. He is a Filipino musician and was the Executive and Artistic…

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Akylbek Abdykalykov
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Akylbek Abdykalykov

Night Accident (Tunku Kyrsyk)
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Akylbek Abdykalykov

Night Accident (Tunku Kyrsyk)

Akylbek Abdykalykov was born in Kyrgyzstan in 1948. In 1972 he graduated from GITIS (State Institute of Theatrical Art, Moscow). Predominantly working on stage, Abdykalykov…

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Bahman Farmanara
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Bahman Farmanara

Tale of the Sea (Hekayat-e Darya)
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Bahman Farmanara

Tale of the Sea (Hekayat-e Darya)

Bahman Farmanara was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1942. The only child of five to not enter the family textile business, his first role as…

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Karim Mirkhadiyev
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Karim Mirkhadiyev

Fortitude (Sabot)
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Karim Mirkhadiyev

Fortitude (Sabot)

Karim Mirkhadiyev is the first APSA nominee from Uzbekistan. He has been acting since 1982, making his debut in Nepokornaya, also known as The Unconquered,…

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Manto
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Manto

Nawazuddin Siddiqui broke out in Anurag Kashyap’s Black Friday (2007) before career-making performances in Patang (2012), Kahaani (2012) and Kashyap’s APSA Jury Grand Prize-winning Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), which was selected for…

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Zain Al Rafeea
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Zain Al Rafeea

Capharnaüm
Best Performance by an Actor, 2018

Zain Al Rafeea

Capharnaüm

Zain Al Rafeea was born in 2004 in Daraa, Syria, and is the second of four children. He has been deprived of his right to…

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Damla Sönmez
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Damla Sönmez

Sibel
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Damla Sönmez

Sibel

Turkish actor Damla Sönmez was born in Istanbul to Circassian parents. After studying theatre at the Sorbonne University in Paris for a year, she travelled…

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Laura Koroleva
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Laura Koroleva

Sveta
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Laura Koroleva

Sveta

Laura Koroleva makes her cinematic debut in Sveta. Like her character, Koroleva is deaf and speaks through Russian Sign Language and interpreters. Koroleva was born…

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Rooney Mara
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Rooney Mara

Mary Magdalene
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Rooney Mara

Mary Magdalene

Rooney Mara is an American actor whose career started while studying at New York University. Mara came to prominence with a small yet pivotal role…

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Samal Yeslyamova
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Samal Yeslyamova

Ayka
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Samal Yeslyamova

Ayka

Samal Yeslyamova was born in 1984 in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan. Samal later studied at the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts from 2007 to 2011 and she…

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Zhao Tao
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Zhao Tao

Ash is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)
Best Performance by an Actress, 2018

Zhao Tao

Ash is Purest White (Jiang hu er nv)

Zhao Tao studied Chinese Folk Dance at Beijing Dance Academy before beginning to work with director Jia Zhang-ke in 2000 with Platform and later The…

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Adilkhan Yerzhanov and Roelof Jan Minneboo
Best Screenplay, 2018

Adilkhan Yerzhanov and Roelof Jan Minneboo

The Gentle Indifference of the World (Laskovoe Bezrazlichie Mira)
Best Screenplay, 2018

Adilkhan Yerzhanov and Roelof Jan Minneboo

The Gentle Indifference of the World (Laskovoe Bezrazlichie Mira)

Adilkhan Yerzhanov was born in Djezkazgan City, Kazakhstan. In 2009 he graduated from Kazakh National Academy of Arts and participated in the Berlinale Talents program.…

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Dan Kleinman and Sameh Zoabi
Best Screenplay, 2018

Dan Kleinman and Sameh Zoabi

Tel Aviv on Fire
Best Screenplay, 2018

Dan Kleinman and Sameh Zoabi

Tel Aviv on Fire

Dan Kleinman is a screenwriter known for his genre works in the 1970s and ‘80s including Rage (1972) with George C Scott, and television series…

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Kore-eda Hirokazu
Best Screenplay, 2018

Kore-eda Hirokazu

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)
Best Screenplay, 2018

Kore-eda Hirokazu

Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)

Kore-eda Hirokazu is one of Japan’s most highly regarded auteurs. His directorial debut Maborosi (1995) won the 52nd Venice International Film Festival’s Golden Osella Prize.…

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Oh Jung-mi and Lee Chang-dong
Best Screenplay, 2018

Oh Jung-mi and Lee Chang-dong

Burning
Best Screenplay, 2018

Oh Jung-mi and Lee Chang-dong

Burning

Burning is Oh Jung-mi’s debut as a feature screenwriter following the success of her short film Mr Cowper. After studying under Lee Chang-dong, Oh and…

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Payman Maadi
Best Screenplay, 2018

Payman Maadi

Bomb, A Love Story (Bomb, Yek Asheghaneh)
Best Screenplay, 2018

Payman Maadi

Bomb, A Love Story (Bomb, Yek Asheghaneh)

Payman Maadi was born in 1970, and is primarily known as an actor, especially for Asghar Farhadi’s About Elly (2009) and the Oscar®-winning A Separation…

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Sadaf Foroughi and Kiarash Anvari
Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Ava

Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Ava

Ava is 17 years old with a passion for the violin, crushes on boys and a typical adolescent rebellious streak. When Ava is marched to…

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Shireen Seno and John Torres
Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Nervous Translation

Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Nervous Translation

It’s 1987 and the People Power Revolution has resulted in the fall of President Marcos and a massive typhoon approaches the Philippines. For eight-year-old Yael,…

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Akio Fujimoto and Kazutaka Watanabe and Fumito Yoshida
Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Passage of Life (Boku no kaeru basho)

Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Passage of Life (Boku no kaeru basho)

In the long shadow of the 8888 Uprising that rocked Myanmar three decades ago, a Burmese family who immigrated to Japan without a visa debate…

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Banu Sivaci and Mesut Ulutaş
Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

The Pigeon (Güvercin)

Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

The Pigeon (Güvercin)

Yusuf is quiet and reserved, keeping to himself and preferring to be left alone with his pet pigeons, his lone connection to his late father.…

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Rima Das
Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Village Rockstars

Best Youth Feature Film, 2018

Village Rockstars

In the remote Indian state of Assam, life is tough for ten-year-old tomboy Dhunu and her widowed mother. For even though the land around them…

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Songtaijia (Sonthar Gyal) and Yungdrung Gyal
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Ala Changso

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Ala Changso

A woman, Drolma, begins her long pilgrimage to the holy city of Lhasa on foot in spite of her husband Dorje’s opposition to the idea.…

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Khavn and Achinette Villamor and Edong Canlas
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

It is 1901 in the Municipality of Balangiga of the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to…

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Garin Nugroho and Ifa Isfansyah
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Juno is just a child when his father abandons him in their village in Central Java. Alone now, he joins a Lengger dance center where…

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Eduard Novikov and Dmitrii Shadrin
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

The Lord Eagle (Toyon Kyyl)

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

The Lord Eagle (Toyon Kyyl)

In 1930’s Yakutia, in Russia’s north-east, Old Mikipper and his wife Oppuos live in the taiga forest where tending to cows, hunting and fishing make…

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Pengfei and Liu Jing and Rebecca Ho
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

The Taste of Rice Flower (Mi Hua Zhi Wei )

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

The Taste of Rice Flower (Mi Hua Zhi Wei )

After years working in town, Ye Nan – a mother from the Dai Minority – comes back to her village in Yunnan Province at the…

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Yeo Siew Hua
Young Cinema Award, 2018

Yeo Siew Hua

A Land Imagined
Young Cinema Award, 2018

Yeo Siew Hua

A Land Imagined

Yeo Siew Hua won the prestigious Golden Leopard at the 71st Locarno Festival with the premiere of premiere his film A Land Imagined (2018) in the main Concorso…

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