Sergei Loznitsa Poster

Awards

Ann Arbor Film Festival

2016 Won
Michael Moore Award
Best Documentary Film
Sobytie (2015)

Astra Film Festival Sibiu

2014 Won
Festival Prize
Grand Prize
Maidan (2014)

One of the fundamental roles of documentary is to witness history as it unfolds. Film-making like ... More

One of the fundamental roles of documentary is to witness history as it unfolds. Film-making like this demands courage and an unflinching eye. The framing creates microscopic attention to detail in the midst of historic events, the scale of which we are not allowed to forget.


Cannes Film Festival

2017 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Krotkaya (2017)
2012 Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
V tumane (2012)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
V tumane (2012)
2010 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Schaste moe (2010)
Nominated
Golden Camera
Schaste moe (2010)

Cartagena Film Festival

2017 Nominated
Gemas Award
Best Film (Mejor Película)
Austerlitz (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Schaste moe (2010)
Best Feature
Schaste moe (2010)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2012 Nominated
Heterodox Award
Schaste moe (2010)

Cinéma du Réel

2015 Nominated
Short Film Award
The Old Jewish Cemetery (2015)

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
City of Lisbon Award
Best International Competition Feature-Length Film
Maidan (2014)
Opening session.

European Film Awards

2013 Nominated
European Film Award
European Short Film
Pismo (2013)
Krakow

Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival

2012 Won
Golden Apricot
Feature Competition
V tumane (2012)
2010 Won
Silver Apricot - Special Prize
Best Film
Schaste moe (2010)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2007 Nominated
Golden Eagle
Best Non-Fiction Film
Blokada (2006)

IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

2006 Won
Onda Curta Award - Special Mention
Blokada (2006)

International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra Punto de Vista

2009 Nominated
Punto de Vista Grand Prize
Predstavlenie (2008)

Jerusalem Film Festival

2014 Nominated
In Spirit for Freedom Award
Best Documentary
Maidan (2014)

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

2007 Won
Best Central and Eastern European Documentary
Artel (2006)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2007 Won
Best Documentary
Under 30 Minutes
Artel (2006)
2003 Won
Best Documentary - Special Mention
Portret (2002)

Krakow Film Festival

2013 Won
Golden Dragon
Pismo (2013)
Won
Prix UIP Cracow (European Short Film)
Pismo (2013)
2008 Won
Golden Horn
Predstavlenie (2008)
2006 Won
Golden Dragon
Blokada (2006)

For the strength and purity of its vision, its beauty and its startling, yet tragic insight into ... More

For the strength and purity of its vision, its beauty and its startling, yet tragic insight into the aftermath of war.

2001 Won
Golden Dragon - Special Mention
Polustanok (2000)
For original and creative photography.
1997 Won
Bronze Dragon
Segodnya my postroim dom (1996)
Shared with:

Leipzig DOK Festival

2002 Won
Silver Dove
Short Footage
Portret (2002)
2001 Won
Silver Dove
Long Footage
Poselenie (2002)
2000 Won
Silver Dove
Short Footage
Polustanok (2000)

London Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Grierson Award
Documentary Film
Maidan (2014)

Madrid International Documentary Film Festival

2006 2nd place
Best Feature-Length Documentary
Best Documentary
Blokada (2006)

Mediawave, Hungary

1999 Won
Grand Prize
Zhizn, osin (1999)
Shared with:

Molodist International Film Festival

1999 Nominated
Best Film Award
Best Documentary Film
Zhizn, osin (1999)
Shared with:

Munich Film Festival

2017 Nominated
ARRI/OSRAM Award
Best International Film
Krotkaya (2017)

Nika Awards

2009 Nominated
Nika
Best Documentary
Predstavlenie (2008)
2006 Won
Nika
Best Documentary
Blokada (2006)

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

2015 Won
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Award
Maidan (2014)

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival

2003 Won
Grand Prize
Portret (2002)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Tiger Award for Short Film
Pismo (2013)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2016 Won
White Elephant
Best Documentary
Sobytie (2015)
Shared with:
2011 Won
White Elephant
Best Debut
Schaste moe (2010)
2005 Won
Golden Aries
Best Documentary
Blokada (2006)

Seville European Film Festival

2015 Won
New Waves Non-Fiction Award
Best Film
Sobytie (2015)

"The jury has voted unanimously for "The Event", for being a film which, through the meticulous and... More

"The jury has voted unanimously for "The Event", for being a film which, through the meticulous and poetic construction of its images, has the capacity to ask any citizen in any country today about our place and our beliefs in democracy. The political significance of this film is broader and more complex than its positioning and its own conclusions."


Sochi Open Russian Film Festival

2010 Won
Best Direction
Schaste moe (2010)
Won
Prize of the Guild of Russian Film Scholars and Film Critics
Schaste moe (2010)
Nominated
Grand Prize of the Festival
Full-Length Film
Schaste moe (2010)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2010 Won
Grand Prize
Schaste moe (2010)

Traverse City Film Festival

2017 Won
Buzz Wilson Prize
Best Avant-Garde Film
Austerlitz (2016)

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