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    Awards for MDM-funded Films

    By Ron Holloway | December 31, 2008

    The following is a list of awarded film productions that have been funded by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, as of October 2008. Only the key prizes and awards at major or relevant film festivals are listed. Also, citations by critical journals and/or film organizations are limited to the best known internationally. It is estimated that some films on the following list – for instance, Sergei Dvortsevoy’s Tulpan – have accumulated numerous awards beyond the range of this survey. In this regard, it is recommended to click the respective websites on the internet for an up-to-date account of awards.

    Die Stille nach dem Schuss / The Legends of Rita, dir Volker Schloendorff – Berlinale 2000, Silver Bear, Best Actresses Nadja Uhl, Bibiana Beglau

    Schultze Gets the Blues, dir Michael Schorr – Venice 2003, Best Director, “Controcorrente” Section

    Die Blindgänger / The Blindflyers, dir Bernd Sahling – German Film Prize in Gold 2004, Best Children and Youth Film

    Das fliegende Klassenzimmer / The Flying Classroom, dir Tomy Wigand – German Film Prize in Gold 2003, Best Children and Youth Film

    Schussangst / Gun Shy, dir Dito Tsintsadze – San Sebastian 2003, Golden Conch, Best Film

    Something Like Happiness / Die Jahreszeit des Glücks, dir Bohdan Slama – San Sebastian 2005, Golden Conch, Best Film

    Elementarteilchen / Elementary Particles, dir Oskar Roehler – Berlinale 2006, Silver Bear, Best Actor Moritz Bleibtreu

    Dresden, dir Roland Suso Richter – German TV Prize 2006

    An die Grenze / At the Border, dir Urs Egger – Adolf Grimme Prize 2008, “Fiction” Category

    Knowledge Is the Beginning, dir Paul Smaczny – International Emmy Award 2006

    Delta, dir Kornel Mundruczo – Cannes 2008, FIPRESCI Award, International Week of Critics Section

    Tulpan, dir Sergei Dvortsevoy – Cannes 2008, Best Film, Un Certain Regard Section

    The Market / Der Markt, dir Ben Hopkins – Locarno 2008, Leopard, Best Actor Tayanc Ayaydin
    German Film Prize in Gold 2004, Best Children and Youth Film

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