IERAPETRA, CRETE, GR. – Arthur Balder was presented by Eleni Vlassi, artistic director and founder of the Ierapetra International Documentary Film Festival, with the Michel Foucré Award for Best Directing for his work in AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY, which was part of the official selection.
The festival’s audience, spread over the prefecture of the Greek island of Crete, out of the 167 films in participation in its different sections additionally bestowed the Audience Award 2019 on AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY.
With these two wins AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY became most awarded film of 6th Ierapetra International Documentary Film Festival, alongside with “Searching for Andreas: Political Leadership in Times of Crisis”, directed by Harris Mylonas and Theo Prodromidis, which also garnered two awards from the Greek competition of the festival.
The members of the International Competition Section Jury of the 6th Ierapetra International Film Festival were:
AMSTERDAD, NEDERLANDS. – C-AWARDS organization’s chapter in Europe (Europe Cinematography Awards) awarded AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY in July’s selection process as Best Film of Month (Arthur Balder), Best Lead Acting (Susan Sarandon), Best Original Soundtrack (Mark Petrie, additional music by Andrew Prahlow), and Best Documentary Film (Arthur Balder).