November 21, 2019

Winners of the film festival “The Azerbaijani Family-2019” are rewarded

A ceremony of rewarding the winners of the film festival “The Azerbaijani Family”, held with the joint organizational support of the State Committee for Family, Woman and Child Problems (SKFWCP), the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Culture Ministry and the UN’s Population Fund, took place, November 21.


At the event, held at the International Mugham Centre, a video trailer composed of films and photos presented to the festival was shown first.


According to the information given, the purpose of the film festival “The Azerbaijani Family”, having been held since 2009, was to promote and preserve family values through the arts of cinematography and photography, to cover problems in this domain, and discover in the youth the ability for creativity. A photo competition called “From Life to Picture” has been held for already five years, in the framework of the festival.


To determine the winners, the works presented to the festival were evaluated by a jury composed of eminent scientific and cultural figures of Azerbaijan. Winners on the nominations “Best Feature Film”, “Best Documentary”, “Best Student’s Film”, “Best Social Trailer”, “Most Liked on Social Media Film” and “Best Photo” were rewarded at the festival. At the same time, films according with the festival’s purpose and idea were honoured with special awards.  


At the end of the ceremony, diplomas and valuable gifts were presented to winners of the film festival “The Azerbaijani Family” and the photo competition “From Life to Picture” on various nominations.


2 feature films, 6 TV programmes, 9 documentaries, 14 student’s films, 3 foreign films, 6 social trailers, 7 films on patriotism, and 78 photos for the photo competition “From Life to Picture” by 21 participants were presented to the organizing committee to take part in the competition.