Manaki Brothers Film Festival

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ICFF "Manaki Brothers"
Location Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
Founded 1979
Awards Camera 300
Language International
www.manaki.com.mk

The International Cinematographers Film Festival "Manaki Brothers" (known short as Manaki Film Festival; Macedonian: Интернационалниот фестивал на филмска камера "Браќа Манаки"; ИФФК Браќа Манаки) is an annual international Macedonian film festival organized by the Macedonian Film Professionals Association (MFPA). The festival is held in Bitola, the town where most of the activities of the Aromanian brothers Yanaki and Milton Manaki were organized. They were the filmmakers, who in 1905 filmed in Avdela the first motion pictures in the Ottoman Balkans.[1] Each year the festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of Macedonia and the President of the Republic of Macedonia. The award of the festival is Camera 300 that given to the year's best motion pictures chosen by the festival's film committee.The Manaki Film Festival has been hosted at the Center of culture, with screenings at the Big Hall, located in the center of Bitola and has been attended by celebrities such as Thierry Frémont, Tardu Flordun, Richard Sammel, Torsten Voges, Rade Šerbedžija, Miki Manojlović, Mirjana Karanović, Michael York, Charles Dance, Victoria Abril, Daryl Hannah, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Julliette Binoche.

Golden Camera 300 for life achievement[edit]

Special Golden Camera 300[edit]

Golden Camera 300[edit]

Silver Camera 300[edit]

  • 2011 - Michael Krichman for Quiet Souls
  • 2012 - Alisher Khamidkhadjaev for Living
  • 2013 - Virginie Saint-Martin for Tango Libre
  • 2014 - Ryszard Lenczewski for Ida

List of Festival Directors[edit]

Before 1993 the festival didn't have a director,the function was introduced in 1993.

  • Boris Nonevski 1993-1995
  • Gorjan Tozija 1995-1995
  • Delcho Mihajlov 1996-1998
  • Vladimir Atanasov 1998-2001
  • Tomi Salkovski 2001-2009
  • Labina Mitevska 2009-Today

Main Competition Jury[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Daryl Hannah, exclusive guest of Manaki in 2010

References[edit]