2007 Special Awards


The Best Film Series of 2007

Films of Charles Burnett (MFA)

Independents Week: New American Independent Cinema 2007 (HFA)

Michael Haneke: A Cinema of Provocation (HFA/MFA)

The New Romanian Cinema (HFA)

Signore & Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema 1941 – 1977 (MFA)

Welcome to the Grindhouse (Brattle)

Best Rediscoveries of 2007

Girl with a Suitcase (Claudia Cardinale, MFA)

Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett, MFA)

The Pumpkin Eater (Harold Pinter, HFA)

White Mane (Albert Lamorisse, Kendall)

Entre la Mer et L’eau Douce (Michel Brault, HFA)

Special Commendations

Nick Paleologos, Massachusetts Film Office

Kaj Wilson, outgoing curator for the Boston Jewish Film Festival

Tom Doherty, Brandeis professor and author of “Hollywood’s Censor:  Joseph I. Breen and the Production Code”

Rhonda Moskowitz, organizer of Connect the Docs filmmaker salons at Coolidge

Steve Samuels, Boston businessman/rainmaker who financed/co-produced “Michael Clayton,” “In the Valley of Elah,” “Running with Scissors”