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Venice Film Festival Awards 2015: Winners: FROM AFAR, THE CLAN, ANOMALISA

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From Afar, The Clan, Anomalisa, and the other winners of the 2015 Venice Film Festival Awards have been announced. The 72th Annual Venice Film Festival “is the oldest film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932 as the “Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica”, the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy. Screenings take place in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi. It is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals and is part of the Venice Biennale, a major biennial exhibition and festival for contemporary art.”

The full listing of the 2015 Venice Film Festival Award winners:

GOLDEN LION
“From Afar” Lorenzo Vigas

SILVER LION
“The Clan” (Pablo Trapero)

JURY GRAND PRIZE
“Anomalisa,” Charlie Kaufman Duke Johnson

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
“Frenzy” Emin Alper

ACTOR
Fabrice Luchini (“Courted”)

ACTRESS
Valeria Golino (“Per amor vostro”)

MARCELLO MASTROIANNI PRIZE FOR YOUNG PERFORMER –
Abraham Attah (“Beasts of No Nation)

BEST SCREENPLAY
Christian Vincent (“Courted”)

LUIGI DE LAURENTIIS LION OF THE FUTURE
“The Childhood of a Leader,” Brady Corbett (U.S.)

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HORIZONS JURY

BEST FILM
“Free in Deed” (Jake Mahaffi)

BEST DIRECTOR
Brady Corbet ”Childhood of a Leader”

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
“ Neon Bull” (Gabriel Mascaro)

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR BEST ACTOR OR ACTRESS
Dominique Leborne (“Tempete”) by Samuel Collardey

BEST SHORT
“Belladonna,” Dubravna Turic

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