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International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality Awards Night 2012

Damien Dematra (founder and director IFFPIE) gives award to film ADMISSION from Hollywood, overall winner of IFFPIE, with Senate Chairman, Irman Gusman, Dewi Persik, and Sofia Koswara. Audience of the awards night 2012


Palestine ambassador gave award to an Israel movie, One Day after Peace Dewi Persik, one of notable Indonesian actress being interviewed at the event.
IFFPIE ceremony award 2012 Damien Dematra and Levi Chen, one of the winning filmmaker




Best Film

 Admission, directed by Harry Kakatsakis, USA

Best International Feature Film

Meherjaan, directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, Banglades

Best Documentary Short

A Balloon for Allah, directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Norway

Best Documentary Feature

Little Town of Bethlehem, directed by Jim Hanon, USA

Best New Comer:

One Day after Peace, directed by Miri Laufer and Erez Laufer, Israel

Federico Fellini Award is given to:

Inal Beck Sherip (Last Time), Russia

Best International Short Film

Admission, directed by Harry Kakatsakis, USA



Winners 2012



Overall winners and category winners will be announced on the Awards Night Premiere on the 30 August 2012 in Blitzmegaplex cinema, Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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David Anders, Lead Actor - The Maiden and the Princess
James Cromwell, Lead Actor – Admissions
Levi Chen, director of Dalai Mongol
Jim Hanon, director of Little Town of Bethlehem
Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, director of A Balloon for Allah
Satoshi Hirayama, director of Heart Sutra
Julian Sands, Lead Actor - The Maiden and the Princess
John Viscount, writer of Admission
Rubaiyat Hossain, director of Meherjaan

David Anders

James Cromwell

Levi Chen

Julian Sands





Nefise Özkal Lorentzen

Little Town of Bethlehem


International Feature Films

Award of Excellence:

Dalai Mongol
Directed by Levi Chen, USA

Directed by Simon G. Mueller, USA

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, Bangladesh

Lovetown (Vilamor)
Directed by Ignacio Vilar, Spain

Honorable Mention:
...and Exitus (...und Exitus)
Directed by Oliver Ziegler, Germany

Operation Terror
Directed by Paul Cross, USA

Eyes of a Beginner
Directed by Rob Beare, Canada

International Short Films

Award of Excellence

Directed by Roozbeh Dadvand, USA

Directed by Harry Kakatsakis, USA

The Maiden and The Princess
Directed by Ali Scher, USA

Heart Sutra
Directed by Satoshi Hirayama, Japan

The Ballad of Sandeep
Directed by Derek Frey, USA

Women in Hats
Submitted by Brandi Brown, USA

The Weightless Traveller
Directed by Eva Colmers, Canada

The Last Race
Directed by Jeremy Cumpston, Australia

Drum & Play
Directed by Mohammad Alkazemi, USA

Directed by Agustín Calderón, Spain

Last time
Directed by Inal Beck Sherip, Russia
Sudden Nature
Directed by Isaac Kerlow, Singapore

Honorable Mention:
Plight of the Earth Fairy
Directed by Kim Sheridan, USA

Directed by Simon Clentworth, New Zealand

2 Dream
Submitted by Liz Burton, Australia

Directed by Maitham Al Musawi, Oman

Directed by Björn Michael Solvan Theilmann, Germany

Directed by Morten Haslerud &
Simon M. Valentine, Norway

Directed by Pierre Friquet, India

Pig Sale (Mai Zhu)
Directed by Xifeng Chen, China

The Visitor
Directed by Ji Sung Lee, South Korea

The Politics of Conflict
Directed by Minos Papas, USA

'...for peace comes dropping slow...'
Directed by Lisa Vandegrift Davala, Ireland

Directed by Greta Mendez, United Kingdom

Hiking with Peace
Directed by Thomas Fairbank, USA

My Fellow American
Submitted by Zeki Gobelez, USA

Documentary Short

Award of Excellence:

A Balloon for Allah
Directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Norway

Blood Relations
Directed by Guy Michael, Israel

The Peacewalker
Directed by Gary Forrester, United Kingdom

Dawit Kebede: The Need to Publish
Directed by Pierre Kattar, USA

Illusive Peace in Kashmir
Directed by Shuja Paul, USA

Bahadur - The Accidental Brave
Directed by Aditya Seth, India

Honorable Mention:

A life as Jimmy
Directed by Rachel Smith, Denmark

'Broken Memory, Shining Dust' ~ Loss and hope in the land of disappeared
Directed by Nilosree Biswas, India

What do you know?
Six to twelve year olds talk about gays and lesbians
Directed by Ellen Brodsky, USA

A Wild Idea
Directed by Veronica Moscoso, USA

Carbon for Water
Directed by Evan Abramson, USA

The Camp
Directed by Mark Monti, United Kingdom

Area C
Directed by Hadass Shuve-Dotan, Israel

Leh Wi Tok (Let Us Talk)
Directed by John Lavall, USA

Portrait of a Peacekeeper
Directed by Cynthia Travis¸ USA

God Has Arrived
Directed by John Urich-Sass, Mexico

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Directed by David Schmidt, Australia

The Fourth World
Directed by Mark Volkers, USA

Documentary Feature

Award of Excellence:

Little Town of Bethlehem
Directed by Jim Hanon, USA

White and Black: Crimes of Color
Directed by Jean-François Méan, Canada

Roadmap to Apartheid
Submitted by Ana Nogueira, USA

Directed by Robert Bezbradica, Croatia

40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy
Directed by Robert Lemelson, USA

Honorable Mention:

Happy You're Alive
Directed by Hilla Medalia, USA

Talibe - The Least Favored Children of Senegal
Directed by Daniela Kon, USA

The Echo of Pain of the Many
Directed by Ana Lucia Cuevas, United Kingdom

Egypt: the story behind the revolution
Directed by Khaled Sayed, USA

The Mongolian Dream
Directed by Sven Lindahl, USA

'Never Come Back'
Directed by Karl Nerenberg, Canada

Wally's Mission on Mars
Directed by Lisa Mills, USA

After I Pick the Fruit
Directed by Nancy Ghertner, USA

China: The Rebirth of an Empire
Directed by Jesse and Jeremy Veverka, USA

The Discussion
Directed by GEN – ERIC, USA

Mas Man (The Complete Work)
Directed by Dalton Narine, USA

New Comer

Award of Excellence:

Mato Oput
Directed by Tim Guthrie, USA

Life! Camera Action...
Directed by Rohit Gupta, USA

One Day after Peace
Directed by Miri Laufer & Erez Laufer, Israel

Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos
Directed by Brandy Yanchyk, Canada

Honorable Mention:
Scarf (Sharfik)
Directed by Karina Gazizova, USA

Good versus Evil
Directed by Kim Sheridan, USA

National AIDS Memorial Grove Tribute
Submitted by Andrew Ehrenfeld, USA

Mommy Loves You
Directed by Joy Ji Yang, USA

The Pink Room
Directed by Joel Sandvos, USA


movie screening schedule 2012