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IFFS JURY AT 68TH FESTIVAL DEL FILM LOCARNO: TIKKUN & JAMES WHITE

tikkun- locarnoThis is one of the oldest film festivals in Europe. Festival President Marco Solari, called him “pure festival” and this is true. It is independent of any conjuncture and are free area for dialogue between filmmakers, film critic and film lover. Festival have eight different jury. One of this was FICC jury. In this year, festival had very interesting and diverse film program. Our jury at composition by Sara Cereghetti (Switzerland), Xavier Cairó (Spain) and Tea Gabidzashvili (Georgia) had productivity job and have almost unanimously adopted decisions:

The jury gives the DON QUIJOTE Prize to TIKKUN for its sublime and sensitive aesthetic which allows us to explore intimacy of men and soul, elevating our vision to the search of spirituality at the cross point of religion, self and desire.

TIKKUN

Israel · 2015 · DCP · Black and White · 120′ · o.v. Hebrew/Yiddish

Director: Avishai Sivan/ Cast: Aharon Traitel , Shani Ben Haim , Gur Sheinberg , Omri Fuhrer , Riki Blich , Khalifa Natour/ Cinematography: Shai Goldman/ Costumes: Malky Fogel

Screenplay: Avishai Sivan/ Sound: Aviv Aldema/ Editing: Avishai Sivan, Nili Feller/ Art Director: Amir Yaron/ Production: Plan B Productions Ltd. 16 fishman maimon, 64236 Telaviv, ronenbental@gmail.com/ The Mouth Agape. 6021146, themouthagape@gmail.com/ United King Films, 34 Alenby st. 63325 Tel Aviv, www.unitedking.co.il

 

james white-locarnoThe jury may give a SPECIAL MENTION to JAMES WHITE for the outstanding performance of the main actors, as well as the deep emotional and close diving into illness and mother-son relationship

 

James White

USA · 2015 · DCP · Color · 88′ · o.v. English

Director: Josh Mond

Cast: Cynthia Nixon , Christopher Abbott , David Call , Makenzie Leigh , Scott Mescudi , Ron Livingston/ Cinematography: Matyas Erdely/ Music: Scott Mescudi/ Costumes: Emma Potter

Set Design: Jade Healy, Scott Kuzio/ Screenplay: Josh Mond/ Sound: Coll Anderson/ Editing: Matthew Hannam/ Production: Borderline Films, Relic Pictures. World Sales, Memento Films International www.memento-films.com

Swiss Distributor: Praesens Film AG, Münchhaldenstrasse 10, Postfach 919,8034 Zürich

www.praesens.com

Tea Gabidzashvili

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