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This year’s Festival has ended with great success

2019. September 21. Saturday 17:00
On September 21 the 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival has ended with huge success. Film professionals, Hungarian and international filmmakers attended the award ceremony organized in the House of Arts.

The former James Bond, Mr. George Lazenby received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival in person. After the ceremony he was also present at the gala screening of the James Bond masterpiece ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ that celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
More than 110 films have been screened at the 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival with 4 new Hungarian films that had their Hungarian premiers in Miskolc.

During the 9 days of the grandiose festival more than 25,000 people
attended the screenings. Almost 100 filmmakers visited Miskolc to present his/her film in person. The love of the audience and the constant attention of the professionals have been with the festival again this year.

Winners of the 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival:

Emeric Pressburger- prize – Main Prize of the Festival for the Best Film
MONOS
Director: Alejandro LANDES

Adolf Zukor -prize – Grand Prix of the Festival:
THE LIGHTHOUSE
Director: Robert EGGERS

Best Short Feature
ATO SAN NEN / THREE YEARS MORE
Director: Pedro COLLANTES

Attila Dargay-prize – The young talent of Hungarian Animation
Olivér Hegyi

CineNewWave prize
THE BUZZ
Director: FÜZES Dániel

CineDocs prize
CHRIS THE SWISS
Director: Anja KOFMEL

CICAE jury prize:
MONOS
Director: Alejandro LANDES

FIPRESCI jury prize:
THE LIGHTHOUSE
Director: Robert EGGERS

International Ecumenical Jury prize:
TEHRAN: CITY OF LOVE
Director: Ali JABERANSARI

Lifetime Achievement Awards:
Bille August and George Lazenby

Ambassadors of the European Cinema
Vanessa Redgrave and Franco Nero

Audience Award
SYSTEM CRASHER
Director: Nora FINGSCHEIDT