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Manaki Brothers to honour Zsigmond, Pratt, Hannah

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Manaki Brothers to honour Zsigmond, Pratt, Hannah

Cinematographers Vilmos Zsigmond and Roger Pratt and actress Daryl Hannah will be honoured with special achievement awards at the 31st International Cinematographers’ Film Festival Manaki Brothers (October 16-22) in Bitola, Macedonia.

The Hungarian-born Zsigmond will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Gold Camera 300 in recognition of his work with directors such as Robert Altman, Brian De Palma, Michael Cimino and Steven Spielberg, for whose Close Encounters of the Third Kind he won an Oscar. The festival will close with Woody Allen’s You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger [+see also:
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, also lensed by Zsigmond.

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The Gold Camera 300 for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema will go to the UK’s Roger Pratt, who worked on, among others, Troy, Shadowlands, The End of the Affair and two Harry Potter films, and has frequently collaborated with Terry Gilliam and Mike Leigh.

US actress Daryl Hannah (Blade Runner, Wall Street, Steel Magnolias, Kill Bill Vol. 2) will receive the same award.

The competition for Golden, Silver and Bronze Camera 300 awards includes Enter the Void [+see also:
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, Women Without Men, Nothing Personal [+see also:
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 [+see also:
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interview: Urszula Antoniak
interview: Urszula Antoniak
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, Ajami [+see also:
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, Another Year [+see also:
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interview: Mike Leigh
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, Honey [+see also:
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interview: Semih Kaplanoglu
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, How I Ended this Summer, Lebanon [+see also:
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, Ha-Ha-Ha, Four Lions [+see also:
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, Everything Will Be Fine [+see also:
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and Mr. Nobody [+see also:
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interview: Jaco Van Dormael
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.

In non-competitive sidebars, New Visions will feature films such as Adrienn Pal [+see also:
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interview: Agnes Kocsis, director of P…
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, 9:06 [+see also:
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and Interrogation; a documentary selection includes hits Citizen Havel [+see also:
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, Videocracy [+see also:
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and The Call of the Mountain; while the short film section is comprised of a choice from the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

Other sections will focus on Bulgarian, Israeli and Finnish cinema.

An out-of-competition screening of Milcho Manchevski’s Mothers [+see also:
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will open the festival.

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