Last week Quebec 's labor day holiday spun into a heart stopping provincial election culminating with a violent attack by a lone gunmen on the province's first woman premier.
So to say that the winners of the 2012 edition of Montreal's annual Festival des Filmes du Monde /World Film Festival
were lost in the ensuing mainstream media's wildly hysterical "chickenlittling"
cacophony may be similar to comparing "eastwooding"
to serious political debate, that it is a mumbling and unclear understatement of the facts.
So by the miracle of the intranet DJ
rushes to the scene to correct this unfair balance in that star crossed universe that is Hollywood.
May I have the envelope please,
Grand Pix Des Americas
Where The Fire Burns ( Turkey)
Special Grand Prix Jury Prize
The Last Sentence(Sweden)
for Closed Season(Germany)
Karl MerKatz for Coming Of Age
Marko Naborsnik for Shanghai Gypsy (Slovenia)
Best Artistic Contribution
by Alexander Proshkin (Russia)
Wings by Yazhou & Bo Yang(China)