“A Story of Shemrun” directed by Iranian Emad Elebrahim Dekhordi gained the highest Etoal Dar (Gold Star) award on the Marrakech Worldwide Movie Competition. Its context is up to date Tehran. The award is devoted to all girls and the younger technology of Iran who’ve risked their lives for freedom, Emad Alabrahim Dehkordi, 43 years outdated. Because the dying of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, girls within the nation have been campaigning for rights and freedom.
The jury introduced the winners in the course of the closing ceremony of the nineteenth version of the Marrakech competition on November 19. Within the 1 hour 42 minute movie story ‘A Story of Shemrun’, two brothers Iman and Paya, who reside with their father after their mom’s dying, endure from varied issues. Iman plans to make some straightforward cash by constructing relationships with town’s rich children. However in actuality, the alternative of his plan occurred.
The Jury Prize was awarded collectively to “Residing Soul” by Cristel Alviz Meira from Portugal and “The Blue Kaftan” by Mariam Touzani from Morocco. The Swiss Carmen Zaki gained the very best director award for ‘Thunder’. It tells the story of an remoted village on a hill within the early nineteenth century. Arswendi Benning Sawara, 64, gained the very best actor award for his glorious work within the movie “Autobiography” by Indonesian Maqbool Mubarak. South Korean star Choi Sung-yoon has gained the very best actress award for her efficiency within the movie “Riceboy Sleeps” directed by Canadian Anthony Shim.
This time there have been 14 movies from 14 nations within the competitors class. After 9 days of statement and deliberation between them, the listing of winners was finalized by the chief choose, Paolo Sarentino. It was led by German actress Diane Kruger, British actress Vanessa Kirby, American actor-producer Oscar Isaac, French actor Tahar Rahim, Australian director Justin Karzel, Lebanese director-actress Nadine Labaki, director Danish Suzanna Beya and Moroccan director Leyla Marakshi.
The nineteenth Marrakech Worldwide Movie Competition was distinctive in some ways. After a two-year break as a result of corona epidemic, this occasion has been revisited. The large enthusiasm of the general public was palpable in varied components. Greater than 1.5 million viewers loved 124 movies screened at this yr’s competition. These have been exhibited on the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, the Coliseum of Cinema Lyon, the Place Djemaa Al Fna and the Yves Saint Lyon Museum.
This yr’s season kicked off on November 11. The opening movie for this yr’s competition was ‘Pinocchio’ directed by Mexicans Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, chosen for the gala screening. The organizers gave accreditations and digital badges to round 20,000 folks enthusiastic about collaborating within the competition. Half of them had been accredited in the course of the 18th version held in 2019. About 5 thousand kids and youngsters took half within the movie exhibition organized for kids.
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, 61-year-old British actress Tilda Swinton and 74-year-old Moroccan director Farida Beniyazid obtained the Etoal Dar (Gold Star) on the Marrakech competition. One of many points of interest of the competition was the cat of the celebrities within the presence of the general public. Ranveer Singh, British actor Jeremy Irons, French director Julia Ducourneau, winner of the Palme d’or on the Cannes Movie Competition, Swedish director Ruben Ostlund, two-time Palme d’or, Iranian director twice Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, French actress Judy Delpy, Marina Foas, American director-poet Jim Jarmash, French director Leos Caraux and French-Lebanese Oscar-winning director Gabriel Yared.
The competition, as normal, showcased the variety and new expertise of world cinema. Many producer-directors participated within the Ateliers Atlas co-production market. 350 conferences had been held with them. The Ateliers Atlas awarded 16,000 euros in eight disciplines.
The Atlas Publish-Manufacturing Awards had been gained by “Inshallah A Boy” by Amjad Al Rashid (Jordan), “Disco Africa” by Lak Rajanajauna (Madagascar) and “A Golden Life” by Boubacar Sangare (Burkina Faso). The Atlas Growth Awards went to “La mer au loin” by Stated Hamish (Morocco), “Pigeon Wars” by Dania Bedeir (Lebanon), “Demba” by Mamadou Diyar (Senegal) and “Lende” by Katie Lena Ndayi ( Senegal). ‘Whale Stomach’ directed by Egyptian Sameh Ala obtained the worldwide Artekino prize.