2009 Award Winners

Audience Awards

  • BB&T Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature - Mommy is at the Hairdresser's (Canada), directed by Léa Pool
  • BB&T Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature - Food, Inc. (USA), directed by Robert Kenner

Jury Awards

  • Best Narrative Feature - Three Monkeys (Turkey, France & Italy), directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Best Director, Narrative Feature - Paolo Sorrentino for Il Divo (Italy & France)
  • Best Cinematography - Luca Bigazzi for Il Divo (Italy & France)
  • Best Screenplay - Sergey Dvortsevoy & Gennady Ostrovskiy for Tulpan (Germany/Kazakhstan/Poland/Russia & Switzerland)
  • Best Actor - Toni Servillo in Il Divo (Italy & France)
  • Best Actress - Hatice Aslan in Three Monkeys (Turkey, France & Italy)
  • Special Jury Prize for Cinematic Audacity - Rumba (France & Belgium), directed by Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy
  • Best Documentary Feature - Unmistaken Child (Israel), directed by Nati Baratz
  • Best Director, Documentary Feature - Robert Kenner for Food, Inc. (USA)
  • Special Jury Prize for Original Music - Rocaterrania, directed by Brett Ingram
  • Best Narrative Short - Pop Art (UK), directed by Amanda Boyle
  • Best Documentary Short - The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306 (USA), directed by Adam Pertofsky
  • Best Animated Short - This Way Up (UK), directed by Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith
  • Honorable Mention, Documentary Short - Irinka and Sandrinka (France), directed by Sandrine Stoianov