Winners

Winners – The awards

15th Asian Film Festival
Bologna, May 21st -28th 2018

The Asian Film Festival 2018 panel, made of

– Adriano Sforzi, film director
– Antonio Fiori, professor of History and Institutions of Asia – University of Bologna
– Lorenzo Ciofani, critics – Cinefilia Ritrovata

has given the following awards:

COMPETITION

Best Film
AQERAT (by Edmund YEO, Malaysia, 2017)
“For the poetic righteousness and the sensationalism
with which it leads us trough a human tragedy far too unknown”.

Best Director
TSENG Ying-ting (The Last Verse, Taiwan, 2017)
“A disruptive beginning with a wise and mature use of the scene”.

Best Actress
Deanie IP (Our Time Will Come, China/Hong Kong, 2017)
“As she breaks hearts every time she breaks onto the scene”.

Best Actor
Amane OKAYAMA (Love Disease, Japan, 2018)
“For the intelligence and originality in acting as an almost ridiculous character”.

Most Original Film
MALILA: THE FAREWELL FLOWER (di Anucha BOONYAWATANA, Thailand, 2017)
“For the brave and free insight in a heartbreaking story of love and death”.

 

 NEWCOMERS

Honorable Mentions ex aequo for:

THE DECAYING (di Sonny CALVENTO, Philippinbes, 2017)
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IN YOUR DREAMS (di TAM Wai-ching, China, Hong Kong, 2017)