(left) Moderator: HASHIZUME Yuko (Announcer at Asahi Broadcasting Corporation)
JAPAN CUTS Award
Japan｜Director: MATSUMURA Shingo (まつむらしんご)
Yakushi Pearl Award
Hong Kong, China｜Director: Derek TSANG (曾國祥)
Thailand, Netherland, France, Qatar｜Director: Anocha SUWICHAKORNPONG
Jury Statement on Special Mention: "BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK"
The special mention goes to BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK, directed by Anocha SUWICHAKORNPONG, for its bold and poetic reflection on contemporary history and image-making.
Most Promising Talent Award
Fish LIEW (廖子妤)
Macao, Hong Kong｜"SISTERHOOD [骨妹]" Actress
Jury Statement on Most Promising talent Award Winner: Fish LIEW(廖子妤)
Fish Liew, the actress in "SISTERHOOD [骨妹]", gets The Most Promising Talent Award for her understanding of the challenging role and expressing herself in a most subtle and generous manner. We look forward to seeing you in more films.
Grand Prix (Best Picture Award)
Hong Kong｜Director: WONG Chun (黃進)
Jury Statement on Grand Prix(Best Picture Award) : "MAD WORLD [一念無明]"
We award MAD WORLD the Grand Prix for its unflinching and sympathetic view of a neglected reality. It is harsh but tender, tragic but hopeful. The film is an act of love.