FESTIVAL-2017

Results of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival

The Closing Ceremony of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Festival took place on September 17, 2017 in Chita where the results and the winners were announced. Honorable prices were given in the following way.

International jury decided to combine Best actor and Best actress nominations and award The Best Actor’s Performance. The winner is Mongolian actress Tangad Borkhuu for the role in Mothers Airfield (dir. Zhou Yupeng).

Young Cinematographer award was given to Shahrbanoo Sadat for the film Wolf and Sheep by the jurys decision.

Special prize For outstanding authors contribution and unique art position was given to Emir Kusturica.

The main prize of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival Best Film was entrusted to Yusup Rasikov for the film Sella Turcica. Also this film got Best Direction award.

Famous director Karen Gevorkyan took Best Scenario award by the international jurys decision and Audience Prize for the film Its our Only Hope.

Best Film award in youth program New Vision got the Swiss and French cartoon My Life as a Courgette directed by Claude Barras.

People's Choice Award got the film Lake of Heroes (dir. Anna Protokovilo).

In nomination Best Scenario of Short Cut for citizens of Zabaikalie won Sergey Lagodin and his work Unity. The winner will get support in new film production by Lidiya Bobrova the chairperson of the jury, Ministry of Culture of Zabaikalsky Region and organization committee of the Festival. Dmitry Golovin took an encouraging prize for his film Faces of my countrymen. Best Short Cut Film was awarded to Anton Zolotukhin for the film Entrance. The diploma For Solid Civil Position got Solbon Ligdenov for the film Way Will Be Covered by Going Man.

During the Closing Ceremony Valeriy Barinov Russian National artist was awarded with Special Governors Prize of Zabaikalsky Region.

By the decision of Zabaikalsky Region Governor for support and development of Zabaikalsky Region, big personal contribution in organization Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival the following people were rewarded by the sign For Zeal in Well-Being of Zabaikalsky Region: Viktor Shkulev - chairman of the Organizing Committee, ideas inspirer of Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival, chairman of board of non-profit partnership Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo; Alexander Mikhailov - President of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival, RSFSR national artist; Katerina Balashova - Executive Director of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival; Aleksey Bardukov – theater and film actor; Maria Bezenkova - Program Director of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival; Lidia Bobrova - Member of the organizing Committee; Aleksander Bondyashov - Member of the organizing Committee, member of direction of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association, sponsor of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival; Elena Bondyashova - member of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association, sponsor of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival; Igor Volokitin - Member of the organizing Committee, member of direction of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association; Petr Greshilov - Member of the organizing Committee, Deputy Director of direction of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association, Dmitriy Pavlenko Russian theater and film actor, Member of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association; Vitaliy Perminov - Zabaikalsky International Film Festival partner, Member of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association; Nikolay Ryabukha singing artist; Liliya Savina General Director of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival; Sergey Fedorov - Member of the organizing Committee, Member of the organizing Committee and Executive Director of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association.

For long term contribution in organization of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival the following companies were rewarded: Siberian Coal Energy Company (General Director Vladimir Rashevskiy), Baikal Mining Company (Chairman Valeriy Kazikaev), Mangazeya Gold (General Director Sergey Yanchukov), Aviacompany Siberia (General Director Vladimir Obiedkov), Ksenievskiy Mine (General Director Egor Lituev), Priargunsk Mining and Chemical Combine (General Director Aleksandr Glotov), Mining and Smelting Company Nornickel (President, Direction Chairman Vladimir Potanin), Advertising and Production Company Skandal - Ellips (Director Aleksandr Konopasevich), Supermarket Chain Daughters & Sons (Owner Aleksandr Bondyashov).

Complimentary presents gift certificates for warm presents from the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival and Festivals partner commercial network Zimushka were given to RSFSR National artist Nataliya Varley, Russia National artist Andrey Sokolov, Russia National artist Valeriy Barinov, Belorussian and Russian actress and singer Irina Medvedeva.

The guest list of Closing Ceremony: Dmitriy Kochergin - Deputy Prime Minister of Zabaykalskiy Region; Alexander Mikhailov - President of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival, RSFSR national artist with his wife Oksana Mikhailova; Viktor Shkulev - chairman of the Organizing Committee, chairman of board of non-profit partnership Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo; Sergey Samoylov - advisor to the vice president of Mining and Smelting Company Nornickel; Nikolay Lebedev - head of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival jury, Russian film director and screenwriter; Members of international jury: Mariya Mironova Russian National artist, Isabelle Fauchet distributor, producer, director, Xie Fei film director and teacher; Anna Tsukanova-Kott head of New Vision nomination jury; Members of New Vision nomination jury; actresses Anastasiya Mikhailova and Miroslava Mikhailova; director and screenwriter Anatoliy Poluektov; Nikita Ivakin member of organizing Committee; Lidia Bobrova cinema director and screenwriter; Russia National artist Valeriy Barinov; theater and film actress Irina Lachina; Russia National artist Evgeniy Dyatlov; RSFSR National artist Nataliya Varley, Russia National artist Olga Tumaikina; actor, musician and director Aleksandr Diyachenko; theater and film actor Dmitriy Pavlenko; actress Nataliya Seliverstova; Russia National artist Andrey Sokolov; theater and film actress Mariya Shumakova; acter Aleksey Bardukov; theater and film actress Ekaterina Vulichenko; director, actor and producer Aleksey Petrukhin; director Yusup Rasikov; producer Anastasia Raslogova; composer Ange Petras; theater and film actress Yana Troyanova; poet, singer and composer Nikolay Ryabukha; director and screenwriter Karen Gevorkyan; director Anna Protokovilo; director Aleksandr Sveshnikov; director Valeriy Bulatov; Toy Boy film director Jan Yanan, producers Xie Bei and Ma Khoanan; jazz singer Rita Solntseva with her husband Anton Litvinenko; theater and film actor Georgiy Fetisov; Program Director Mariya Bezenkova; General Director of Zabaikalsky International Film Festival Liliya Savina; film critic Ruslan Abashin; film critic Sergey Anashkin, festival partner; Festival partner, Deputy General Director of Rosa Khutor Company Vitaliy Perminov; Sergey Fedorov - Executive Director of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association; Igor Volokitin Member of direction of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association; President of Group VIYuR, deputy chairman of Direction of Zabaikalskoe Zemlyachestvo Association Petr Greshilov with his wife Liliya Greshilova; musical producer and composer Leonid Vorobiev and others.

Elena Ksenofontova, Russia National artist, and Oleg Maslennikov-Voitov, theater and film actor and tv-host, hosted the Closing Ceremony of the Sixth Zabaikalsky International Film Festival.