Cinema - Awards
print the article

Related articles
  1. Indian nun writes script for Malayalam cinema
  2. St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome 3D: An amazing film production
  3. 80th anniversary of Vigilanti Cura and OCIC
  4. "Ignacio de Loyola" advanced screening in the Vatican
  5. Catholics and cinema in Italy: An international perspective
  6. Documentary Filmmaking Practices in Africa : an International Conference
  7. Mombasa Archbishop applauds the role of film-makers in educating society.
  8. The 12th Asian Women’s Film Festival
  9. New production company to tackle Hollywood gender gap
  10. Spotlight is not an anti-catholic film
  11. The Oscars 2016: addressing important issues
  12. New documentary on life of Sr Dorothy Stang
  13. Marathi Jesus of Nazareth Online
  14. Leela Santhosh, a tribal woman film director
  15. Frames of poverty and social class inequality in children’s movies
  16. In 2015 more spectators in Europe’s cinemas
  17. Call for papers for the conference "Catholics and cinema in Italy between the 40s and the 70s "
  18. ‘Pope won’t ‘play himself’ in upcoming film
  19. Ave Maria - Palestinian short film nominated for Oscar
  20. SIGNIS Sri Lanka film appreciation seminar
  21. Documentary film: ’All You Need Is Love’
  22. Video takes Laudato Si’ to the people
  23. Film on displaced tribal people named ’Best Film’
  24. SIGNIS statement - Spotlight
  25. SIGNIS Statement on The Letters
  26. The LAFF launches a new african film student competition
  27. Rome’s homeless form audience for Vatican premiere of film about Pope Francis
  28. Indian film and its role in promoting a culture of peace
  29. American Bishop on Spotlight: praise for the media
  30. Latest James Bond film confronted with the Indian censor
  31. Interview with David Oelhoffen, director of Far From Men
  32. “Joy and hope, grief and anxiety”: a short film project of the German Bishops’ Conference.
  33. World Toilet Day: the importance of promoting sanitation via films
  34. “Fr. Gaetano Nicosia. The Angel of the Lepers”. A documentary movie
  35. ’India’s Daughter’ brings gender inequality, violence against women into sharp focus
  36. 24 writers and filmmakers return national awards
  37. Young CAFOD supporters show their climate change films to MPs
  38. Georges Khabbaz’ new film ‘Waynon’ to represent Lebanon at the Oscars
  39. Stations of the Cross chosen for the Italian Critics’ Award
  40. Are horror films C(c)atholic?
  41. Muhammad: The Messenger of God on Iranian cinema screens
  42. Insight Student Filmmaker Award 2015
  43. The south-Korean cinema - Office by Hong Won-Chan
  44. Participate in the Showing Film Award’s V Edition
  45. "Healing" Named ‘Australian Film of the Year’ by the Catholic Film Office
  46. "The Vatican Museums 3D": Experience the Greatest Art Collection in History
  47. "The Railway Man" Named ‘Film of the Year’ by the Australian Catholic Film Office
  48. The Iñigo Film Festival Awards Short Films at WYD Rio 2013
  49. SIGNIS Co-Sponsor of International Conference on Jesus Films in Poland
  50. SIGNIS Workshop Trains a New Generation of Jurors in Lyon
  51. Ken Loach Receives the Robert Bresson Award 2012
  52. SIGNIS Workshop for a New Generation of Jurors in Lyon
  53. Cinema, Religion and Politics in the Air
  54. New Egyptian Cinema: the Presence of Religion
  55. Exchanging One Habit for Another: "A Nun’s New Habit" Screened at Cahayasuara
  56. Angelus Winner Nominated For Academy Award
  57. A New Generation of Filipino Filmmakers: Mark Meily Awarded at the Brussels Independent Film Festival
  58. Faith Shorts
  59. "Samson & Delilah" Named Australian Film of the Year by the Catholic Film Office for 2009
  60. Priests Honoured at 56th Indian National Film Awards
  61. SIGNIS Award Winning Film Chosen as Best Film in Asian Pacific Film Festival 2009
  62. "Yarwng", a Salesian Priest’s Award Winning Film
  63. The Face of the Other (Den Andres Ansikt) in Oslo
  64. Angelus Announces 2009 Festival Winners
  65. Religion and Film in Armenia (1911-2009): From the Arrival of Cinema to the Establishment of the Ecumenical Jury
  66. Images of the Afterlife in Theology and Film
  67. "Slumdog Millionnaire" - A Brief Note
  68. H2Onews: Vatican Applause for “Slumdog Millionaire” Oscar
  69. "The Black Balloon" Named Australian Film of the Year by the Catholic Film Office for 2008
  70. Film Workshop "Cinema: Going Beyond the Barriers" in Prague
  71. First SIGNIS East Asia Film Seminar 2008: "Depiction of Core Family Values in East Asian Movies"
  72. Classic Film about the Life and Work of St Vincent de Paul Re-released
  73. Meeting Daniel Burman
  74. The Bresson Prize for Daniel Burman
  75. The Life of St.Thomas on Celluloid soon in India
  76. Egoyan’s "Adoration" Wins Ecumenical Prize in Cannes 2008
  77. SIGNIS Film Seminar to Give a “Face for the Faceless”
  78. Australian Catholic Film Office Names "The Jammed" Best Film of 2007
  79. Ken Loach to Speak at Homeless Movie Club in London
  80. ’Evening of Angelus’ returns to Sundance Film Festival
  81. Church and Film: 90 Years of History in Brazil
  82. Peacemaking in the World of Film
  83. "Ten Canoes" Named Australian Film of the Year by the Catholic Film Office for 2006
  84. Interreligious Screening of "Bamako" in the UK
  85. Alter-Ciné Foundation Documentary Film Grants 2007
  86. U.S. Bishops Choose Top 10 Films for 2006
  87. "Grbavica" Wins John Templeton Award 2006
  88. Vatican to Host World Premiere of "The Nativity Story"
  89. SIGNIS-Romania’s “Facing Children”: a Film Festival for Child Rights
  90. Angelus Student Film Festival selects 26 finalists
  91. Indian Catholic church makes Bollywood film on AIDS
  92. ’Evening of Angelus’ draws 400 people in Sundance
  93. Look Both Ways named Australian Film of the Year by Australian Catholic Film Office
  94. US Bishops’ Film Office Chooses Top 10 Films of 2005
  95. ’L’enfant’ Wins 2005 Templeton European Film of the Year Award

Egoyan’s "Adoration" Wins Ecumenical Prize in Cannes 2008

Cannes, May 25, 2008 (SIGNIS/Interfilm) - At the 61st Cannes Festival, the Ecumenical Jury awarded its Prize to the film Adoration by Atom Egoyan, Canada.

"Simon, an adolescent with a complex family history, attempts to create his identity while overcoming cultural stereotypes. His invented personal story, which he presents to his class, explodes in Internet forums. He must contend both emotionally and intellectually with the issues raised. Using a poetic cinematography, the director presents traditional and contemporary symbols and objects to invite us to re-evaluate existing clichés about the Other or that which is foreign in our own culture and religion."

It is the second time that Atom Egoyan is awarded by the Ecumenical Jury in Cannes. He won the Prize in 1997 with The Sweet Hereafter .

The Ecumenical Jury was composed of René Aucourt (France, President), Alyda Faber (Canada), Margrit Frölich (Germany), Marie-Thérèse Kreidy (Lebanon), Lukas Jirsa (Czech Republic) and Joël Baumann (France).

For more information about the Prize and activities of the Ecumenical Jury in Cannes, please visit http://cannes.juryoecumenique.org.


print the article