'Broken Circle Breakdown' Best Foreign Film At Palm Springs Film Fest

Broken Circle BreakdownThis year’s FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language film at the Palm Springs International Film Festival went to Belgian entry The Broken Circle Breakdown, from director Felix van Groeningen. The annual desert fest also awarded acting prizes to Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt) and Bérénice Bejo (The Past). Audience award winners will be announced Sunday. Scroll down for full list:

FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium), directed by Felix van Groeningen

FIPRESCI Prize for the Best Actor of the Year in a Foreign Language Film
Mads Mikkelsen from The Hunt (Denmark), directed by Thomas Vinterberg

FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress of the Year in a Foreign Language Film
Bérénice Bejo from The Past (Iran), directed by Asghar Farhadi

New Voices/New Visions Award
Medeas (USA), directed by Andrea Pallaoro – Winner
Left Foot Right Foot (Switzerland), directed by Germinal Roaux – Special Mention

Cine Latino Award
Heli (Mexico), directed by Amat Escalante and Living is Easy With Eyes Closed (Spain), directed by David Trueba – Winner
Gloria (Chile), directed by Sebastian Lelio – Special Mention

The John Schlesinger Award
Finding Vivian Maier (USA), directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel – Winner

HP Bridging the Borders Award
Walesa. Man of Hope (Poland), directed byAndrzej Wajda – Winner
Plot for Peace (South Africa), directed by Carlos Agulló and Mandy Jacobson – Special Jury Award

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