Ms. Diana Ashimova (Kazakhstan) – ©, Clarence Tsui (Hong Kong), Sang-Yong Lee (South Korea)
for its polished technique and a poised representation of how people confront changes in a society under transformation.
Statement of the Jury:
Putting people in front of politics, this visually poised and polished documentary is a brave attempt in revealing the collapse of a society undergoing drastic transformation. At once specific in terms of the place it is set in but also universal in its reflections of how disfranchised people confront the past and the present, the filmmaker invites the
Congratulations to Bong Joon-ho The victory of Parasite by Bong Joon-ho, at the 92nd Academy Awards (aka the Oscars), is a clear sign of global change. The history of cinema is being written on our eyes! For the first time, the most prestigious cinema awards were given to one film - the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film festival, the Best Asian film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and the Oscars. For the first time, we see such unanimous acclaim of one film. Read More...