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11th Festival de Cine Al Este Perú: Festival Wrap

Oct 12, 2020 11:59:27 AM / by Marie Mathieu

Yesterday marked the end of the 11th edition of the Al Este Film Festival Peru. The winners of this online edition were announced during the closing ceremony.

 

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Two films have been chosen this year for the award for Best Film in the Official Competition. The big winners are the polish animated film Kill It and Leave This Town, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński, and The Earth is Blue as an Orange, directed by Iryna Tsilyk, which was also awarded a Special Mention in Zurich Film Festival's Documentary Competition.

 

Bryan Urrunaga's La Celebración won the award for Best Short Film, while Paqarinanchismanta huk qillqa, directed by Jorge Castro, and Materia/l encontrado y/o idea de una casa, directed by Isaac Ernesto Ruiz, both took home the award for Best Experimental Short Film. Two People's Choice Awards were awarded to Cines de Video and Mare, respectively directed by Wari Gálvez Rivas and Swiss director Andrea Štaka. 

 

 

The full list of winners is below. 

 

Best Film - Official Competition: Kill It and Leave This Town, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński

& The Earth is Blue as an Orange, directed by Iryna Tsilyk

Best Short Film - Perú Emergente: La Celebración, directed by Bryan Urrunaga

Special Mention - Perú Emergente: 198451, directed by Valentín Falconí

Best Direction - Perú Emergente: Cerquillo, directed by Carmen Rojas Gamarra

Best Experimental Short FilmPaqarinanchismanta huk qillqa, directed by Jorge Castro

Materia/l encontrado y/o idea de una casa, directed by Isaac Ernesto Ruiz

Best Film - Itinerante Competition: Mamá, mamá, mamá, directed by Sol Berruezo Pichon-Rivière

Special Mention - Itinerante Competition: Solo, directed by Artemio Benki 

Best Film - Press Award: The Earth is Blue as an Orange, directed by Iryna Tsilyk

Special Mention - Press Award: Kill It and Leave This Town, directed by Mariusz Wilczyński

Those who remained, directed by Barnabás Tóth

People's Choice Award: Cines de Video, directed by Wari Gálvez Rivas & 

Mare, directed by Andrea Štaka

 

Written by Marie Mathieu

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