2013 Documentary Competition, The Griersons Award: My Fathers, My Mother and Me
BFI London Film Festival
The UK's largest public film event, screening more than 300 features, documentaries and shorts from almost 50 countries. The festival, (the LFF), currently in its 56th year, is run every year in the second half of October under the umbrella of the British Film Institute. The Festival showcases the best of world cinema to champion creativity, originality, vision and imagination, and presents the finest contemporary international cinema from both established and emerging film-makers. Set in the Autumn, the festival hosts high profile awards contenders, screens recently restored archive films, champions new discoveries and combines curatorial strength with red carpet glamour. It also provides an extensive programme of industry events, public forums, education events, lectures, masterclasses and Q&As with film-makers and film talent.
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2013 BFI London Film Festival Award Winners
Official Competition, Best Film - Ida, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
Best British Newcomer - Jonathan Asser, screenwriter, Starred Up
First Feature Competition, The Sutherland Award - Anthony Chen, director of Ilo Ilo
Documentary Competition, The Griersons Award - My Fathers, My Mother and Me
BFI Fellowship - Sir Christopher Lee
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