Films awarded 2012
Tromsř International film festival 2012 (Jan. 17-22)
Don Quijote winner: Halt auf freier Strecke / Stopped on Track by Andreas Dresen, Germany, 2011. The jury: Hilde Lange, Tromsř Barnefilmklubb, Norway, Quim Crusellas, Cineclub Vic, Spain, Patric Schatzmann, Kino Freier Film Aarau and Swiss Youth Film Days, Switzerland
Fribourg international filmfestival #26, 24-31.03.2012
Don Quijote Winner: Histórias Que Só Existem Quando Lembradas, Julia Murat, Brazil, 2011, The jury: Sara Cereghetti, Switzerland, Juan Manuel Garcia Ferrer, Spain, Tapesh Sharma, India.
Krakow Filmfestival #52, 2012
Don Quijote Winner Tuba Atlantic, Hallvar Witzoe, Norway 2010. The Jury: Veit Geldner (Germany, Sankar Kumar Pal(India) and Szymon Stemplewski (Poland)
Galway film Fleadh 2012
Don Quijote winner Here to fall, by Kris Kelly, Ireland, 2011. The Jury: The FICC jury: Mr. Alberto Lacasa (Spain), Mr. David Miller (United Kingdom) and Mr. Gary Hoctor (Ireland). The jury also gave a special mention to: Learning to Fish Director: Teemu Auersalo, Producer: Nicky Gogan.
Locarno Film festival, Switzerland, 1.-12. Aug. 2012
Don Quijote Winner: Der Glanz des Tages (The shine of the day) by Rainer Frimmel, Austria, 2012
Jameson Cinefest Miskolc International Film Festival, Hungary 13-23 September 2012
DQ winner: Beasts of the Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin, USA, 2012. The FICC jury (Luis Pereira, Maria Sol Rabbe, Rita Boronyŕk)
Etiuda&Anima 2012, 19th IFF Etiuda&Anima, Nov 23-29, Kraków. DQ winner: Parvaneh (dir.: Talkhon Hamzavi. Switzerland, 2012, fiction)
Journees cinematographiques de Carthaghe (J.C.C.) 16 -24 November 2012 Carthage – Tunis
Don Quijote winner: Lamma shoftek (Quand je t'ai vu; When I saw you) by Annemarie Jacir, Palestine, 2012 . Honorable mentions: Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud for Le professeur and Rachid Benhadj for Parfums d'Alger.The Jury: Jalel Rouissi (Tunisia), Leila Rokbani (Tunisia), Christl Grunwald-Merz (Germany)
Caminhos do Cinema Portugues, Coimbra 2012
Don Quijote winner: A nossa forma de Vida by Pedro Filipe Marques,Portugal, 2012, documentary 91 min. Honorable mention: Complexo – Universo Paralelo” („Complex - Parallel universes”), directed by Mario Petrocinio. The Jury: Piotr Maciantowicz, Poland, Antonio Claudino de Jesus, Brazil and Jose Fernando Mateus, Portugal.
Tallinn Black Nights Film festival 2012Don Quijote winner: Keep Smiling, directed by Rusudan Chkonia, Georgia/F/L 2011.