BKK DOC 2020 AWARD WINNERS
BKK DOC reveals the 2020 Award Winners.
The award ceremony took place on December 17th, 2020 at the Goethe Institut Bangkok.
Mr STEPHANE LAMBERT, founder of the Bangkok International Documentary Awards (BKK DOC) and BKK DOC 2020 festival director welcomed the 88 participants (plus hundred online viewers) and delivered an opening speech makibg a point on the importance of diversity of views and opinions and how documentaries contributes to a richer debate.
Mrs MAREN NIEMEYER, Director of the Goethe-Insitut opened the event with a speech celebrating Documentary and Cultural diversity in Thailand.
Mr ANAN WONGBENJARAT, the Director-General of the Department of Tourism under Ministry of Tourism & Sport of Thailand was offered an original Print autographed, signed and numbered 20/20 by Stephff, the artist who design “BKK DOC Thai Dancer Award”
Mr PREECHA SRISUWAN was on stage and receive the BKK DOC 2020 Best Thai Documentary Award for his Documentary “Floating Market Asylum”.
The Award was offered by Mr PISET CHIYASAK, former President of Thai National Broadcaster MCOT and member of the Board of the The Thai National Federation of Motion Pictures and Contents (MPC).
He was also offered an original Print autographed, signed and numbered 01/20 by Stephff, the artist who design “BKK DOC Thai Dancer Award”
The show of hosted by Mr VARIN SACHDEV, star journalist anchor from TNN tv channel.
All Awarded Films are showing from 17 to 20 of December 2020 at the Goethe-Institut in Bangkok (free entrance)
The Festival is also available online at www.filmdoo.com/bkkdoc
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BKK DOC 2020 AWARDS:
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Be Natural: The untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache by Pamela B. Green / USA
BEST DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR
The Invisibles by Henri Poulain / FRANCE
BEST THAI DOCUMENTARY
Floating village asylum by Preecha Srisuwan / THAILAND
BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
Displaced – Droughts and Floods – The Climate Exodus by Gönna Ketels / GERMANY
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Hamda by Ilona Szekeres / HUNGARY
BEST VR DOCUMENTARY
THE GAP by Andres Waisberg / ARGENTINA
BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR
Enclosure by Julia Guggisberg Hannud and Catharina Scarpellini / BRAZIL
BEST WOMAN DIRECTOR
The Geshema is Born by Malati Rao / INDIA
BEST FIRST TIME PRODUCER
Daughters of Cynisca (Female sport speaks for equality) by Beatriz Carretero / SPAIN
BEST FIRST TIME EDITOR
The Aviator of Sky Polaris (El Aviador del Cielo Polar) by Jamie Jumaquio / PHILIPPINES
BEST ARCHIVE BASED DOCUMENTARY
Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible by Matthew Taylor / USA
BEST LGBT DOCUMENTARY
You decide by Taiki Sugioka / JAPAN
BEST SPORT DOCUMENTARY
Astrid 60 by Marc Galver / SPAIN
BEST MUSICAL DOCUMENTARY
Gracefully by Arash Es’haghi / IRAN
BEST DOCU DRAMA
Sentimental Education by Seung-suk Nam / KOREA