Copenhagen International Film Festival

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Copenhagen International Film Festival (CIFF) was a film festival held annually in Copenhagen, Denmark from 2003 to 2008. The main prize, the Golden Swan, was awarded for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Script and Best Cinematography.

In 2009, CIFF merged with the NatFilm Festival to become the CPH:PIX film festival.[1][2]

Regular award winners[edit]

Year Best Film Best Director Best Actress Best Actor Best Script Best Cinema-
tographer
Best Female Director Politiken Audience Award Lifetime Achievement Awards
2003 Song For a Raggy Boy
(Aisling Walsh)
Bent Hamer
(Kitchen Stories)
Stephanie Léon
(Bagland)
Kristoffer Joner
(Himmelfald)
Afgrunden
(Torben Skjødt Jensen)
Vera Gebuhr
Gabriel Axel
2004 The Granny
(Lidija Bobrova)
Nimród Antal
(Kontroll)
Anna Maria Mühe
(Love in Thoughts)
Luis Tosar
(Te doy mis ojos)
Lidija Bobrova
(The Granny)
Gyula Pados
(Kontroll)
Guka Omarova
(Shiza)
Kongekabale
(Nicolaj Arcel)
István Szabó
2005 Live and Become
(Radu Mihaileanu)
Bent Hamer
(Factotum)
Lili Taylor
(Factotum)
Ion Fiscuteanu
(The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu)
Radu Mihaileanu
(Live and Become)
Gyula Pados
(Fateless)
Yasmine Kassari
(The Sleeping Child)
Harry's Daughters
(Richard Hobert)
Costa-Gavras
Nicolas Roeg
2006 12:08 East of Bucharest
(Corneliu Porumboiu)[3]
Kim Rossi Stuart
(Along the Ridge)
Heidrun Bartholomäus
(Happy as One)
Ulrich Mühe
(Das leben der Anderen)
Corneliu Porumboiu
(12:08 East of Bucharest)
Stefano Falivene
(Along the Ridge)
Valeska Grisebach
(Sehnsucht)
Das Leben der Anderen
(Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)
Henning Carlsen

Other awards[edit]

2003[edit]

Special Grand Prize of the Jury
Rithy Panh (S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine)
The Special Jury Award
Sylvain Chomet (The Triplets of Belleville (Les Triplettes de Belleville))

2004[edit]

Grand Jury Special Prize
Nina Choubina and Anna Ovsiannikova (The Granny)
Special Lifetime Achievement Award
Abbas Kiarostami
The Hans Morten prize (70.000 Euro)
Mette Heeno

2005[edit]

Grand Prix du Jury
The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu (Cristi Puiu)
Honorary Award
Nils Malmros[4]
Emir Kusturica

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iversen, Ebbe (30 June 2008). "Copenhagen gets a new film festival". Berlingske Tidende. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (17 August 2015). "Niels Lind Larsen returns to CPH PIX". Screen Daily.
  3. ^ Ritzau (30 September 2006). "Romanian film snatched The Golden Swan". Berlingske Tidende (in Danish). Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ Gregerson, Cartsen (9 March 2006). "Malmros stops". Berlingske Tidende (in Danish). Retrieved 28 June 2018.

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