Saturday, February 17, 2007

Berlinale | Award for Takva

In the Panorama section, Ozer Kiziltan's Turkish drama "Takva -- A Man's Fear of God," about a man whose faith is challenged by his social status, took the international critics' award.

Prizes of the FIPRESCI Juries
The juries of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique (FIPRESCI), the international film critics association, view films from the Competition programme and the Panorama and Forum sections. They award a prize for the best film in each of these sections. The three FIPRESCI juries at the Berlinale 2007 are as follows: Phillip Bergson, Heike Hurst, Jerzy Plazewski (Competition); José Carlos Avellar [1], Jürgen Kiontke [2], Dinko Tucakovic[3](Panorama); Salome Kikaleishvili, Dana Linssen, Rüdiger Suchsland (Forum).

Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále (I Served The King Of England)
by Jirí Menzel

Takva (Takva - A Man's Fear Of God)
by Özer Kiziltan

Jagdhunde (Hounds)
by Ann-Kristin Reyels

[1]José Carlos Avellar, a journalist and film critic, has written for newspapers and film magazines including Jornal do Brasil (1962-1985) and Cinemais. He also contributes to online publications including, an online magazine published by UERJ, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, and, an online magazine published by Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico.Mr. Avellar was cultural director of Embrafilme (1985-1987); director of Rio de Janeiro's municipal film agency, Riofilme (1994-2000); and adviser for the International Film Festival in Berlin for Brazilian cinema since 1980.
[2]Jürgen Kiontke, co-editor of the weekly journal Jungle World, author and film critic, Berlin.
[3]Dinko Tucakovic from the Yugoslav Film Archives/Jugoslovenska Kinoteka

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