Aung San Suu Kyi presents Human Rights Dignity International Film Festival award for the the Act of Killing

19 June 2013

The Act of Killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, and  produced by Professor Joram T Brink, the ex-director of the PhD program in CREAM and the current director of the International Centre for Production and Research of Documentary and Experimental Film has stacked up an amazing 26 awards since its release.

Aung San Suu Kyi is the latest in a list of high profile public figures to be associated with the film.


Awards achieved to date are: 

  • Human Rights Dignity International Film Festival 2013
  • Berlinale Panorama Audience Award for Best Documentary 2013
  • Berlinale Panorama Prize of the Ecumenical Jury 2013
  • 2013 Danish Academy Award for Best Documentary (Robert Prize)
  • 2013 Special Prize of the Danish Film Critics Association - Sær Bodil
  • Grand Prize - Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013
  • Audience Award - Sheffield Doc/Fest 2013
  • Grand Prize - CPH:DOX 2012
  • Aung San Suu Kyi Award for Best Film - Burma Human Rights Human Dignity Film Festival 2013
  • Grand Prize - DocsBarcelona 2013
  • Grand Prize - Biografilm Festival Italy, 2013
  • Grand Prix (Documentaire) - Festival de Cinéma Valenciennes 2013
  • Grand Prize - Documenta Madrid 2013
  • Grand Prize - Human Rights Film Festival Burma 2013
  • Audience Award - Documenta Madrid 2013
  • Grand Prix - Beldocs Belgrade International Documentary Film Festival 2013
  • Audience Award for Best Feature Film - FICUNAM Mexico City 2013
  • Critics Prize - Istanbul Independent Film Festival 2013
  • Grand Prize - Grimstad Short and Documentary Film Festival 2013
  • Audience Award - Planete + Doc Warsaw 2013
  • Grand Prix of Lower Silesia - Planete + Doc 2013
  • Best Film - Prague One World Festival 2013
  • Movies That Matter Award - ZagrebDox 2013
  • Gilda Vieira de Mello Prize - Geneva International Human Rights Film Festival 2013
  • Basil Wright Prize, Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival, 2013
  • Amnesty International Award - IndieLisboa 2013

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