2012 Festival Winners

The Rice Paddy


The winners of the 212 Gotham Screen International Film Festival were announced at the closing of the festival on Sunday, October 14, 2012.    Read the press release...


The winning filmmakers and their films are:


*** Best Feature Film:  “The Rice Paddy (La Riziére)”, directed by Xiaoling Zhu


*** Best Actress: Gabriella Hámori as ' Gát Éva' in “The Exam (A viszga)”


*** Best Actor: János Kulka as ' Markó Pál' in “The Exam (A viszga)” 


*** Best Cinematography: Philipppe Bottoglione, for “The Rice Paddy (La Riziére)”


*** Best Documentary: “Underground Hip Hop in China”, directed by Jimmy Wang


*** Best Short Film: “Pablo On Wheels”, directed by Brett Sorem
     Winner of the $1,000 Circleframe Short Film Award, sponsored by Triboro Pictures.



Special Jury Mentions:


*** Feature Film: Feature Film: “Dr. Qassimlu Street,” directed by Fathy Mirzaeian


*** Best Actress: Yang Yingqiu as ‘A Qiu’ in “The Rice Paddy (La Riziére)”



***Congratulations to all the winners!***