16 July 2012
The Nathan Cummings Foundation Award goes to director Antonio Méndez Esparza, for the feature film, “Here and There”
Jury statement: This first feature captures with immediacy and authenticity the rituals and demands of daily rural life. With a focus on one Mexican family, using nonprofessional actors, it touches on the global issue of unemployment, giving voice to those usually not heard.
SILVER BEAR FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION
Elena Okopnaya for costume and production design in Dovlatov by Alexey German Jr.