Hungary. For the third time, the annual General Assembly of FIPRESCI took place in the framework of CineFest – Miskolc International Film Festival. 25 delegates of the national sections gathered for a professional networking and discussions about the current state and the future of film criticism.
Venice. The critics jury presented two prizes. In the Competition, the FIPRESCI prize was given to Argentina, 1985 by Santiago Mitre. In the Orizzonti / Critics’ Week sections, the award went to Autobiography by Makbul Mubarak. The jurors reports will follow here.
Miskolc, Cinefest. The festival head Tibor Biro, Hungarian critic György Baron, the mayor of the city and colleagues of FIPRESCI visited the the birth place of filmmaker and influential producer Emeric Pressburger, 1902-1988.
San Sebastian. The jury presented the Critics’ Prize to Suro by Mikel Gurrea from Spain. The jurors described the winner as “a powerful and expressive debut film which combines intelligently a family drama with social and political elements”. More