YIDFF 2013

October 10–17

YIDFF 2013 Programs

YIDFF 2013 Information
Jury CommentsInternational Competition | New Asian Currents | Perspectives Japan | Yamagata Rough Cut! | Memories of the Future: Chris Marker’s Travels and Trials | The Ethics Machine: Six Gazes of the Camera | Another Side of the “Arab Spring” | Cinema with Us 2013 | Yamagata and Film | Special Invitation Films | YIDFF Network Special Screenings | Yamagata Manabikan | Yamagata Film Criticism WorkshopSchedule | Events | Festival Venues | Tickets | AccommodationVolunteers | Photo of Farewell PartySponsors

Official Catalog
YIDFF 2013 Interviews

--YIDFF 2013 Award Recipients

Prizes for the International Competition
Jurors: Adachi Masao, Lav Diaz, Jean-Pierre Limosin, Amir Muhammad, Dorothee Wenner

The Robert and Frances Flaherty Prize (The Grand Prize):
A World Not Ours  Dir: Mahdi Fleifel

The Mayor’s Prize:
The Act of Killing  Dir: Joshua Oppenheimer

Awards of Excellence:
Revision  Dir: Philip Scheffner
The Other Day  Dir: Ignacio Agüero

Special Prize:
Tour of Duty  Dir: Kim Dong-ryung, Park Kyoung-tae

New Asian Currents Awards
Jurors: Philip Cheah, Takashi Toshiko

Ogawa Shinsuke Prize:
Mrs. Bua’s Carpet  Dir: Duong Mong Thu

Awards of Excellence:
Raging Land 3: Three Valleys  Dir: Chan Yin Kai, Choi Yuen Villagers
Mohtarama  Dir: Malek Shafi’i, Diana Saqeb

Special Mention:
War Is a Tender Thing  Dir: Adjani Arumpac

Citizens’ Prizes
The Punk Syndrome  Dir: Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi
The Targeted Village  Dir: Mikami Chie

Community Cinema Award
We Want (U) to Know  Dir: Ella Pugliese, Nou Va, The people of Thnol Lok

Directors Guild of Japan Award
Jurors: Hara Kazuo (President), Suzuki Junichi, Yamamoto Tatsuya, Sekiguchi Yuka, Irie Yu
The Targeted Village  Dir: Mikami Chie

Special Mention:

Tondo, Beloved: To What Are the Poor Born?  Dir: Jewel Maranan

Sky Perfect IDEHA Prizes
Jurors: Paolo Bertolin, Yang Yonghi
Sound Hunting  Dir: Murakami Kenji
Storytellers  Dir: Sakai Ko, Hamaguchi Ryusuke

Jury Comments | About Prizes

--YIDFF 2013 Facts and Figures

Total Films Shown: 212

International Competition 15 _
Jurors’ Films 8  
Special Invitation Films 8  
New Asian Currents 19  
Perspectives Japan 6  
Yamagata Rough Cut! 5  
Memories of the Future: Chris Marker’s Travels and Trials 45  
The Ethics Machine: Six Gazes of the Camera 7  
Another Side of the “Arab Spring” 7  
Yamagata and Film 64  
Cinema with Us 2013 16  
Yamagata Manabikan 9  
YIDFF Network Special Screenings 2  
Other Events 1  

Total Entries: 1,761 Films out of 123 Countries and Areas
  • Internatinal Competition
    1,153 Films out of 117 Countries and Areas
  • New Asian Currents
    608 Films out of 63 Countries and Areas

Attendance: 22,353

Guest: 238
Press: 278
Volunteers: 390