Copenhagen International Film Festival

Copenhagen International Film Festival

Copenhagen International Film Festival is a film festival held in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was first held in 2003, and is held annually. The main award at the Copenhagen International Film Festival is the Golden Swan, which will be awarded for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Script and Best Cinematography.

From 2009, CIFF merged with the NatFilm Festival into a single event, CPH:PIX.[1]


Regular award winners

Year Best Film Best Director Best Actress Best Actor Best Script Best Cinema-
Best Female Director Politiken Audience Award Lifetime Achievement Awards
2003 Song For a Raggy Boy
(Aisling Walsh)
Bent Hamer
(Kitchen Stories)
Stephanie Léon
Kristoffer Joner
(Torben Skjødt Jensen)
Vera Gebuhr
Gabriel Axel
2004 The Granny
(Lidija Bobrova)
Nimród Antal
Anna Maria Mühe
(Love in Thoughts)
Luis Tosar
(Te doy mis ojos)
Lidija Bobrova
(The Granny)
Gyula Pados
Guka Omarova
(Nicolaj Arcel)
István Szabó
2005 Live and Become
(Radu Mihaileanu)
Bent Hamer
Lili Taylor
Ion Fiscuteanu
(The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu)
Radu Mihaileanu
(Live and Become)
Gyula Pados
Yasmine Kassari
(The Sleeping Child)
Harry's Daughters
(Richard Hobert)
Nicolas Roeg
2006 12:08 East of Bucharest
(Corneliu Porumboiu)
Kim Rossi Stuart
(Along the Ridge)
Heidrun Bartholomäus
(Happy as One)
Ulrich Mühe
(Das leben der Anderen)
Corneliu Porumboiu
(12:08 East of Bucharest)
Stefano Falivene
(Along the Ridge)
Valeska Grisebach
Das Leben der Anderen
(Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)
Henning Carlsen

Other awards


Special Grand Prize of the Jury
Rithy Panh (S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine)
The Special Jury Award
Sylvain Chomet (Les Triplettes de Belleville)


Grand Jury Special Prize
Nina Choubina and Anna Ovsiannikova (The Granny)
Special Lifetime Achievement Award
Abbas Kiarostami
The Hans Morten prize (70.000 Euro)
Mette Heeno


Grand Prix du Jury
The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu (Cristi Puiu)
Honorary Award
Nils Malmros
Emir Kusturica


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