11th Moscow International Film Festival

The 11th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 14 to 28 August 1979.[1] The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Italian-French film Christ Stopped at Eboli directed by Francesco Rosi, the Spanish film Siete días de enero directed by Juan Antonio Bardem and the Polish film Camera Buff directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski.

11th Moscow International Film Festival
LocationMoscow, Soviet Union
AwardsGrand Prix
Festival date14 – 28 August 1979


Films in competitionEdit

The following films were selected for the main competition:

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Anton the Magician Anton der Zauberer Günter Reisch East Germany
The Barrier Barierata Christo Christov Bulgaria
Road Without End Road Without End A. Hussein Bangladesh
Fight for Freedom Ija ominira Ola Balogun Nigeria
The Being The Being Tom Ribero Ghana
Takeoff Vzlyot Savva Kulish Soviet Union
The Children of Sanchez The Children of Sanchez Hall Bartlett United States
Tomorrow Never Comes Tomorrow Never Comes Peter Collinson United Kingdom
In My Life Honning Måne Bille August Denmark
Fish Hawk Fish Hawk Donald Shebib Canada
Dawn! Dawn! Ken Hannam Australia
The Canal Kanal Erden Kıral Turkey
Camera Buff Amator Krzysztof Kieślowski Poland
The Fortress Az erőd Miklós Szinetár Hungary
The Moment Clipa Gheorghe Vitanidis Romania
Mireille and the Others Mireille dans la vie des autres Jean-Marie Buchet Belgium
The Young Man and Moby Dick Mladý muž a bílá velryba Jaromil Jireš Czechoslovakia
Moment Tren Stole Janković Yugoslavia
Nahla Nahla Farouk Beloufa Algeria
Sky Became Clear Sky Became Clear Ravjagiin Dorjpalam Mongolia
Parashuram Parashuram Mrinal Sen India
Travelling Companion Compañero de viaje Clemente de la Cerda Venezuela, Spain
The Tailor from Ulm Der Schneider von Ulm Edgar Reitz West Germany
Portrait of Teresa Retrato de Teresa Pastor Vega Cuba
Poet and Muse Runoilija ja muusa Jaakko Pakkasvirta Finland
Damn for Those Who Cries Damn for Those Who Cries Mohamad Ali Najafi Iran
Broken Flag Bandera rota Gabriel Retes Mexico
Seven Days in January Siete días de enero Juan Antonio Bardem Spain, France
My Love is Sweet Habibati ya hab al-tout Marvan Haddad Syria
The Dogs Les Chiens Alain Jessua France
The Walls Al-asuar Mohamed Shukri Jameel Iraq
The Walls of Freedom Frihetens murar Marianne Ahrne Sweden
Only Ahead Only Ahead Long Van Vietnam
Christ Stopped at Eboli Cristo si e fermato an Eboli Francesco Rosi Italy, France



  1. ^ "11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2013.

External linksEdit