List of awards won by Abbas Kiarostami

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Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami has won the admiration of audiences and critics worldwide and has received more than 70 awards in his career to date:.[1]

These awards are listed below:

  • Jury Special Award for The Bread And Alley at the 5th Tehran International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, Iran 1970
  • First Prize in Narrative Category for The Experience at the 4th Giffoni International Film Festival, Italy 1974
  • Jury's Grand Prize for The Traveler at the 9th Tehran International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, Iran 1974
  • National TV Prize for The Traveler at the 9th Tehran International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, Iran 1974
  • Special Diploma of Critics for A Wedding Suit at the 11th Tehran International Festival of Films for the Children and Young Adults, Iran 1976
  • First Prize for Two Solutions for One Problem at the International Educational Festival of Mexico, 1976
  • Diploma of Honor for A Wedding Suit at the 10th Moscow International Film Festival, Soviet Union 1977
  • Best Film Award for Case No. 1, Case No. 2 at the Iranian Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults, 1979
  • Golden Plaque of Best Short Film for The Chorus at the 2nd Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran 1984
  • Jury Special Award for First Graders at the 4th Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran 1986
  • Golden Plaque of Best Director for Where is the Friend's House? at the 5th Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran 1987
  • Jury Special Award for Where is the Friend's House? at the 5th Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran 1987
  • Bronze Leopard for Where is the Friend's House? at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1989
  • FIPRESCI Special Mention for Where is the Friend's House? at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1989
  • Prize of International Confederation of Art Cinemas for Where is the Friend's House? at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1989
  • Ecumenical Jury's Special Mention for Where is the Friend's House? at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1989
  • Barclay Jury Prize for Where is the Friend's House? at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1989
  • Prize of International Confederation of Art Cinemas for Where is the Friend's House? at RCC[disambiguation needed], France, 1989
  • Jury Special Prize for Close-Up at the 8th Fajr International Film Festival, Tehran 1990
  • Silver R for Close-Up at the 3rd Rimini International Film Festival, Italy 1990
  • Best Film Award for Where is the Friend's House? at the International Film Festival of the Royal Film Archive of Belgium, 1990
  • Prize of Quebec Critics Association for Close-Up at the 19th Montreal International Festival of New Cinema & Video, Canada 1990
  • Prize of Best Director for Close-Up at the 5th Dunkerque International Film Festival, France 1991
  • Press Prize for Close-Up at the 5th Dunkerque International Film Festival, France 1991
  • Prize of the City of Dunkerque for Close-Up at the 5th Dunkerque International Film Festival, France 1991
  • Film Students Prize for Close-Up at the 5th Dunkerque International Film Festival,France 1991
  • CINEKID Award for Where is the Friend's House? at the 5th Cinekid International Children Film Festival of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1992
  • FIPRESCI Prize for Close-Up at the 11th Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey 1992
  • Prix Roberto Rossellini Award for the Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 45th Cannes International Film Festival, France 1992
  • Best Film Award of Un Certain Regard for Life and Nothing More… at the 45th Cannes International Film Festival. France 1992
  • Prix Cine Decouvertes for Life and Nothing More… from the Association of Belgian Film Distributors, 1992
  • François Truffaut Award for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 23rd Giffoni International Film Festival, Italy 1993
  • Prize of City of Rimini for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 6th Rimini International Film Festival, Italy 1993
  • Special award of festival for Film career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 6th Rimini International Film Festival, Italy 1993
  • Special Award of Critics for Life and Nothing More… at the 17th São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil 1993
  • Golden Spike for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 38th Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain 1993
  • Silver Hugo for Through the Olive Trees at the 30th Chicago International Film festival, USA 1994
  • Golden Spike for Through the Olive Trees at the 39th Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain 1994
  • Special award of Critics for Through the Olive Trees at the 18th São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil 1994
  • Award of Best Director for Through the Olive Trees at the 8th Singapore International Film Festival, 1995
  • Golden Rose Award of Best Film for Through the Olive Trees at the 13th Bergamo Film Meeting, Italy 1995
  • Best Film Award for Where is the Friend's House? at the Rome Summer Film Festival, Italy 1995
  • The Third Best Audience Film Prize for Through the Olive Trees at the 44th Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia 1995
  • Pier Paolo Pasolini Award for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami from Pier Paolo Pasolini Foundation, Rome 1995
  • Director of the Year, the Variety International Film Guide, 1996
  • Officier de la Légion d'honneur from Ministry of Culture and Art of France, 1996
  • Palme d'Or for Best Film for Taste of Cherry at the 50th Cannes International Film Festival, France 1997
  • Special award of Feast of Cinema for Abbas Kiarostami at the 2nd Feast of Cinema, Tehran 1997
  • Special Prize of Festival for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 27th Giffoni International Film Festival, Italy 1997
  • Vittorio De Sica Memorial Award for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami from Vittorio De Sica Foundation, Italy 1997
  • Federico Fellini Gold Medal (UNESCO Special award for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami from UNESCO, France 1997)
  • Taste of Cherry selected as the Best Film of the Year by Time magazine in 1997
  • Taste of Cherry selected as the Best Foreign Film of the Year by Society of Film Critics of Boston, USA 1998
  • Taste of Cherry selected as the Best Foreign Film of the Year by the National Society of Film Critics, USA 1998
  • Special Prize of Masters for Abbas Kiarostami at the 18th Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey 1999
  • Jury Special Prize for The Wind Will Carry Us at the 56th Venice International Film Festival, Italy 1999
  • FIPRESCI Award for The Wind Will Carry Us at the 56th Venice International Film Festival, Italy 1999
  • The Youth Prize of Future Cinema for The Wind Will Carry Us at the 56th Venice International Film Festival, Italy 1999
  • Golden Plaque of Panorama of European Cinema for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami, Athens, Greece 1999
  • Special Prize for Film career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 21st Montpellier International Mediterranean Film Festival, France 1999
  • Honorary Golden Alexander Prize for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami at the 40th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece 1999
  • Selected as the Most Outstanding Filmmaker of '90s at the Polling of Cinematheque Ontario, Canada 2000
  • Honorary Prize of the 18th Fajr International Film festival for Film Career of Abbas Kiarostami, Tehran, Iran 2000
  • The Best Filmmaker of '90s, Film Comment Poll, USA 2000
  • Plaque of First Human Rights Declaration of the University of California at Berkeley, USA 2000
  • The Golden Dolphin of Kish Island for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema, Iran 2000
  • Akira Kurosawa Honorary Award of the 43rd San Francisco International Film Festival, USA 2000
  • Special Plaque of Lebanese Ministry of Culture and Art, Lebanon 2000
  • Lifetime Achievement for Abbas Kiarostami at the 3rd Beirut Film Festival, Lebanon 2000
  • Political Cinema Award of Recanati, Italy 2000
  • Honorary doctorate, École Normale Supérieure, 2003
  • Konrad Wolf Prize, 2003
  • President of the Jury for Caméra d'Or Award, Cannes Festival 2005
  • Fellowship of the British Film Institute, 2005
  • Gold Leopard of Honor, Locarno film festival, 2005
  • Prix Henri-Langlois Prize, 2006
  • World's Great Masters, Kolkata International Film Festival, 2007
  • Glory to the Filmmaker Award, Venice Film Festival, 2008
  • Cup of Jamshid Award, 2008
  • Espiga de Oro Largometraje for Certified Copy, Seminci, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa (2002). "Abbas Kiarostami". Sense of Cinema. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-02-27.