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Awards

Muhr Arab Feature


Best Film
United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Palestine
Michel Khleifi (Director)

Special Jury Prize
France
Merzak Allouache (Director)

Special Mention
Japan and Iraq
Shawkat Amin Korki (Director)

Best Editor
Ahmed Dawood (Editor)

Best Actor
Said Bey (Cast)

Best Actress
Canada, United States of America (USA) and Kuwait
Nisreen Faour (Cast)

Best Cinematographer
Egypt
Nancy Abdel Fattah (Composer)

Best Scriptwriter
Egypt
Mariam Naoum (Sales Agent)

Best Composer
France
Le Trio Joubran (Composer)

Muhr Arab Short


Second Prize
Aida Elkashef (Director)

Special Mention
Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Aldhahri (Director)

Special Jury Prize
Lebanon
Talal Khoury (Director)

Muhr Arab Documentary


First Prize
Zeina Daccache (Director)

Second Prize
Palestine and Qatar
Bilal Yousef (Director)

Special Jury Prize
United States of America (USA)
Mai Iskander (Director)

Muhr AsiaAfrica Feature


Best Film
France and Philippines
Brillante Ma. Mendoza (Director)

Special Jury Prize
Mohammad Rasoulof (Director)

Best Editor
South Africa
Garreth Fradgley (Editor)

Best Actor
Hassan Pourshirazi (Cast)

Best Actress
South Africa
Denise Newman (Cast)

Best Cinematographer
France and Sri Lanka
Channa Deshappriya (DOP)

Best Scriptwriter
South Korea
Eun-Kyo Park (Scriptwriter)
Joon-ho Bong (Director)

Best Composer
Netherlands and Thailand
Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr (Composer)
Koichi Shimizu (Composer)

Muhr AsiaAfrica Short


First Prize
France and Senegal
Dyana Gaye (Director)

Second Prize
India
Vinoo Choliparambil (Director)

Special Jury Prize
Sung-Hee Jo (Director)

Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary


First Prize
Tokachi Tsuchiya (Director)

Special Jury Prize
France and Cameroon
Jean-Marie Teno (Director)
South Africa
Lloyd Ross (Director)

FIPRESCI Feature


Best Director
France
Merzak Allouache (Director)

FIPRESCI Short


Best Director
Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Aldhahri (Director)

The People’s Choice Award


Best Film
Zeina Daccache (Director)

Human Rights Film Network


Human Rights Film Network
France
Merzak Allouache (Director)