Feathers by Egypt’s Omar El Zohairy won best film in the Roberto Rossellini Awards at this year’s Pingyao film festival, while Kong Dashan’s Journey To The West took best film in the Fei Mu Awards.
Chinese director Wang Er Zhuo’s Farewell, My Hometown and The Apartment With Two Women, from Korean filmmaker Kim Se-in, were presented with the New Currents Awards at this year’s Busan.
John Arcilla was awarded best actor at this year’s Venice Film Festival for his role in On The Job: The Missing 8, while Piseth Chhun took the same honour in Horizons for White Building.
Indonesian director Edwin’s Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash was awarded the Golden Leopard at this year’s Locarno Film Festival (August 4-14).
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria was awarded the Jury Prize ex aequo at this year’s Cannes film festival, while Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car took best screenplay.
Chinese filmmaker Geng Jun’s dark comedy Manchurian Tiger won the top prize, the Golden Goblet, at the closing ceremony of this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival.
Japanese comedy drama Ito, directed by Satoko Yokohama, won the Grand Prix best picture award at this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival (March 5-14).
Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Wheel Of Fortune And Fantasy was awarded the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, which was held online.
Man Lim-chung’s Keep Rolling, about Hong Kong filmmaker Ann Hui, will open the festival, while Yuya Ishii’s The Asian Angel will play as the closing film.