Recommended for family viewing
International jury determines winners of children and youth film competition at 22nd Minsk International Listapad Film Festival
Jury of Listapadzik children and youth film competition
The Invisible Boy (Italy-France, directed by Gabriele Salvatores) was awarded ‘Best Film for Children’ while ‘Best Film for Youth’ went to I Give You My Word-2 (Russia, directed by Alexander Karpilovsky). Semen Treskunov (I Give You My Word-2) was awarded for ‘Best Child Actor’ while Valeria Golino (The Invisible Boy) received the prize for ‘Best Adult Actor in a Children’s Film’.
Golden Kingdom (USA-Myanmar, directed by Brian Perkins) received the Special Mention Diploma.
The competition programme of Listapadzik 2015 included eight films: created individually, or jointly, by Belarus, Russia, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, Estonia, Finland, the United States, Myanmar, Switzerland, and Canada. The international jury was chaired by Danish film director and screenwriter Christian Dyekjaer.
The audience choice award — Golden Listapadzik — was given to Alexander Karpilovsky’s I Give You My Word-2.
Listapadzik was founded in 1998, to highlight fiction and animated films for family viewing, recognising films already awarded at international film festivals.
By Olga Krotova