‘The Unstable Object II’, ‘We Had the Day Bonsoir’ and ‘Dying In Ibiza’ win first prizes at FIDMarseille | New

Observational documentary by Daniel Eisenberg The Unstable Object II won the prize of the international competition of the French festival FIDMarseille, which ended on July 11.

The Unstable Object II is a study on the changing nature of work, featuring three factories with different modes of production: a prosthetics factory in the German mountains; a haute-couture glovemaker in France, where each glove is made by hand; and a jeans factory in Turkey, where around 2,000 pairs of jeans are produced daily.

A Franco-German, Turkish and American co-production, The Unstable Object II world premiere at FID Marseille. It follows Eisenberg’s reflection on time and work, The unstable object, which also had its world premiere at the festival in 2011.

The Unstable Object II also won the International Georges De Beauregard Prize at FIDMarseille.

The jury for the festival’s international competition was chaired by Franco-Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop.

The first prize in the FIDMarseille French competition was awarded to Narimane Mari’s We spent the day Good evening. A tribute to the late companion of the director, the painter Michel Hass, the film had its world premiere at FIDMarseille. The French competition jury was chaired by the actress, editor and producer Dounia Sichov.

french cinema Dying in Ibiza (one film in three summers) – portrait of four young people in search of love and happiness – won three prizes at FIDMarseille, including the festival audience prize. Shot over three summers from 2019 to 2021, the film is directed by Antonin Balekdjian, Léo Couture and Mattéo Eustachon.

Meanwhile, the festival’s top film award went to Serbian docu-fiction Christina, by Nikola Spasic, about a transgender sex worker.

Winners of the FIDMarseille 2022 prize:

International Competition Grand Prize
The Unstable Object II (Fr-All-Turkey-US)
Dir: Daniel Eisenberg

International Georges De Beauregard Prize
The unstable object II (Fr-All-Turkey-US)
Dir: Daniel Eisenberg

Grand Prix of the French Competition
We had the day good evening (fri)
Diir. Nariman Mari

National Georges de Beauregard Prize
Barrel (fri)
Dir: Denis Cointe

First Film Award
Christina (Serbia)
Dir: Nikola Spasic

CNAP Award (National Center for Visual Arts)
We had the day good evening (fri)
Dir: Narimane Mari

Flash Contest Prizes
Sappukei (Taiwan)
Directors: Chun Wang and Hikky Chen

Alice Guy Award
I give my heart a medal for forgetting you (fri)
Dir: Danielle Arbid

GNCR Award
Lucie Loses Son Horse (Bel-Fr)
Dir: Claude Schmitz

Renaud Victor Award
the ark (Alg-Fr)
Dir: Amira Louadah

Marseille Esperance Prize
Dying in Ibiza (A film in three summers) (fri)
say. Antonin Balekdjian, Leo Couture and Mattéo Eustachon

high school awards
Dying in Ibiza (A film in three summers) (Fr)
say. Antonin Balekdjian, Leo Couture and Mattéo Eustachon

Audience Award
Dying in Ibiza (A film in three summers) (fri)
say. Antonin Balekdjian, Leo Couture and Mattéo Eustachon

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