The winners of the Eighth Kazan International Muslim Film Festival


The prize for «The Best Feature film» — «A piece of sugar», dir. Seyyed Reza Mir-Karimi, Iran;The prize for «The Best Animated Film» — «Once there was a mother,» dir. Anna Artemiev, Russia;

The prize for «Best Director of Feature Film» — «Top floor, right wing», dir. Angelo Cianci, France;

The prize for «The Best Feature Film Scenario» — «Abu, son of Adam,» screenwriter Salim Ahmed, dir. Salim Ahmed, India;

The prize for «The Best Camera Work In Feature Film» — «A piece of sugar», the director of photography Hamid Khozouie Abyaneh, Iran;

The prize for «The Best Actor In Feature Film» — actor Ahmet Myumtaz Taylan, «Hidden Life», dir. A. Haluk Unal, Turkey;

The prize for «The Best Actress In Feature Film,» — the female ensemble cast of the film «A piece of sugar» for the creation of a collective image of Iranian women of Iran;

The prize for «The Best Short Feature Film» — «House of CIA», dir. Ruslan Magomadov, Russia, the «Sound of Rain», dir. Sayed Jalal Panahi, Iran;

The prize for «The Best Length Documentary» — «Music Club «Zanzibar», dir. Philip Gasni, Patrice Nezan, Zanzibar, Kenya;

The prize for «Best Short Documentary» — «Cradle of happiness», dir. Asel Zhuraeva, Kyrgyzstan;

Special Prize of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan «For humanity in the Cinema» — Mohammad Ali Hashemzehi, director of  »Askoo» and «Sechkan»,  Iran;

The Special Prize of the International Organization of Turkic Culture «TURKSOY» – for the animated series based on the Tatar folk tales for children, dir. Sergei Kiatrov, Russia (Tatarstan);

The Special Mention of the Jury for the aesthetic embodiment of the past in the film — «Pharmacy on Prolomnaya», dir. Sergei Yakovlev, Russia (Tatarstan);

The Prize of the Guild of Film Critics and Film scholars of Russia — «Abu, son of Adam», dir. Salim Ahmed, India;

The Special Prize of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan — «Out of area», dir. Elena Tagirova, Dagestan;

The Special Prize from the sponsor (International network of beauty salons ‘Healthy Joy’) «For contribution to the preservation of the national traditions and the Tatar language» — «Lost» dir. Ildar Yagafarov, Tatarstan.