The Awards ceremony took place on Saturday 30th November in the stunning art deco ballroom of the Sheraton Grand Park Lane Hotel on Piccadilly in London’s Mayfair.
The Golden Unicorn Awards is an annual event reflecting the cross-cultural mission of the Russian Film Week Festival; building a bridge between the English-speaking world and the Russian people.
The main award for The Best Film went to Sergey Livnev for “Van Goghs”, the film was amongst KinoSelect’s recommendations at Russian Film Week.
The award for Best Film with a Russian Connection went to the brilliant “Give Me liberty”, directed by Kirill Mikhanovsky.
Here is a full list of winners of the Golden Unicorn Awards 2019:
“Van Goghs”, director Sergey Livnev
“The Humorist”, writer Michael Idov
Daniel Olbrychski, “Van Goghs”
Alena Mikhailova, “Love Them All”
Best Emerging Talent
Alena Mikhailova, actress, “Love Them All”
“The Humorist”, Mikhail Idov, director
Best Foreign Film with a Russian connection
“Give Me liberty”, director Kirill Mikhanovsky
Best Foreign Documentary About Russia
“Buratino”, director Sacha Slobodyanik
Best Animation Film
“The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands”, directors Robert Lence and Aleksey Tsitsilin
“The Case of Sobchak”, director Vera Krichevskaya
“White mark”, director Anton Mamykin
Best Russian Film on Ecology
“Father Baikal”, director Marina Maria Mel’nik