Offspring of Mount Tianshan Wins Best Film In International Film & Photography Festival 2015
International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF) finally
announced its Best Film on Monday, January 18, 2016. The Awards
Ceremony was held on the auditorium of Radio Republic of
Indonesia (RRI). The event was attended by filmmakers from
outside and inside the country. International Film and
Photography Festival (IFPF) is an international film festival
dedicated to photographers and filmmakers from all over the
world. This festival was made with its principle that
photography and film are just like brother and sister.
Best Film goes to Offspring of Mount Tianshan, directed by Wang Yimin. This short film tells a story about a newly-wedded Uighur couple made strenuous efforts to take care of an Alzheimer Han old man whose son died for saving the husband, his childhood friend and colleague, from a mine accident.
“This film deserves it. That’s all that I can say. The high standard of this film must be highly appreciated.” said Damien Dematra when asked by the press during the awards ceremony as the founder and the director of the festival.
Offspring of Mount Tianshan
Diamond Award Winners:
A Bench's Tale, directed by Christoph Schinko - Short Film
Changezi , Dancer Among Shadows, directed by Maria Zak, Sasha Zak - Rising Star
Living The Stoke 2 Fiji, directed by Rob Pirie - Short Documentary, Filmmaker of Inspiration
Offspring of Mount Tianshan, directed by Wang Yimin - Short Film
People of Nowhere, directed by Lior Sperandeo -Cinematography/Photography
The Guest, directed by Federico Olivetti - Short Film
Platinum Award Winners:
Blue Desert, directed by Eder Santos - Cinematography/Photography
Capture, directed by Tamar Rudoy - Short Film
Changezi , Dancer Among Shadows, directed by Maria Zak, Sasha Zak - Filmmaker of the Year (Zak Sisters), Cinematography/Photography (Sasha Zak)
Hoko-Bang-Sing, directed by Hugo Teugels - Editor
Last Stop, directed by Bradley Murnane, Richard Clifford - Short Film, Director
Le garagiste / Adrien, directed by Renée Beaulieu - Feature Narrative
Living The Stoke 2 Fiji, directed by Rob Pirie - Story
Offspring of Mount Tianshan, directed by Wang Yimin - Director of the Year
Point Society, directed by Jon Russell Cring, Jack Skyyler , Alex Zinzopoulos, Beth Konrad Brown - Rising Star
The Eve, directed by Luca Machnich - Short Film
The Fairytale about Goran, directed by Simon Disman, Robin Risberg - Cinematography/Photography
The Master and Max, directed by Marcel Derek Ramsay - Feature Narrative, Cinematography/Photography
This festival works together with Word Animation Awards (WAA), World Documentary Awards (WDA) dan World Human Rights Award (WHRA).
According to Dedeh Kurniasih, the chairwoman of People's Creative Council, this festival is being held by People’s Creative Council, iHebat International Volunteers, Russian Culture Centre, Care for Children Foundation, World Film Council, and Radio Republic of Indonesia as the media partner and organiser.