nyciff.JPGJune 13-20, 2013 New York, N.Y. - The New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), taking place June 13-20 in New York City, has announced its 2013 festival nominees.  Recipients of the NYCIFF Awards are honored for their talent, dedication and contributions to the art of filmmaking. This year's nominees represent a wide array of genres, perspectives and approaches to film.  Curated from more than 2,000 submissions, the 2013 nominees represent 39 countries, including Australia, Canada, Cuba, Cyprus, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa, United Kingdom and USA.  The NYCIFF Awards are only given to those who have contributed exceptional works to the world of film.  Due to the festival's high standards, every festival submission is intensely reviewed by a diverse group of judges before nominations are finalized. FEATURE FILM NOMINATIONS: BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM LITTLE ONE -- SOUTH AFRICA AMOROUS PANCHO VILLA -- MEXICO 4REALITY -- DENMARK PABLO -- CUBA LOVE COMES AFTER -- SERBIA/MONTENEGRO                                                 BEST U.S.A. FEATURE FILM FULL CIRCLE ROUNDABOUT AMERICAN 10 RULES FOR SLEEPING AROUND WET BEHIND THE EARS SPENCER BEST DIRECTOR DARRELL ROODT FOR LITTLE ONE -- SOUTH AFRICA HADZI-ALEKSANDAR DJUROVIC FOR LOVE COMES AFTER -- SERBIA/MONTENEGRO YOSMANI ACOSTA MARTINEZ FOR PABLO -- CUBA KARLOS ALASTRUEY FOR NEXOS -- SPAIN BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE JAGATH CHAMILA FOR SAM'S STORY -- SRI LANKA EDWARD FURLONG FOR MATT'S CHANCE -- USA SEBASTIAN JESSEN FOR 4REALITY -- DENMARK OMAR FRANCO MOREJLUCIO FOR PABLO -- CUBA BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE LINDIWE NDLOVU FOR LITTLE ONE -- SOUTH AFRICA MARGARET KEANE WILLIAMS FOR WET BEHIND THE EARS -- USA ANA CLAUDIA TALANCON FOR LA VENTA DEL PARAISO -- SPAIN/MEXICO TAMMIN SURSOK FOR 10 RULES FOR SLEEPING AROUND -- USA BEST ORIGINAL STORY LE MONDE NOUS APPARTIENT -- BELGIUM SIMPLE THINGS -- UNITED KINGDOM LA VENTA DEL PARAISO -- SPAIN BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY ARTURO DE LAROSA FOR AMOROUS PANCHO VILLA  -- MEXICO TREVOR BROWN FOR LITTLE ONE -- SOUTH AFRICA SEKAN GULER FOR MAHMUT & MERYEM -- TURKEY EMILIO BARRANCHINA FOR LA VENTA DEL PARAISO -- SPAIN BEST NEW YORK FEATURE FILM FULL CIRCLE WET BEHIND THE EARS INDELIBLE SPENCER BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM GIRL RISING -- USA THE TALE OF AN PHUC HOUSE -- VIETNAM/CANADA JIHAD IN AMERICA: GRAND DECEPTION -- USA THE GUN, THE CAKE & THE BUTTERFLY -- USA MY GERMAN CHILDREN -- GERMANY SHORT FILM NOMINATIONS: BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM BODY PIECES -- ITALY RESET -- SWEDEN SHADOWPLAY -- CANADA RETROVISOR -- SPAIN P.O.M.E. -- U.S.A. UNA NOTTE ANCORA -- ITALY BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE CARL OLSEN FOR PASSIO -- DENMARK IVAN BACCHI FOR UNA NOTTE ANCORA -- ITALY ELIUD KAUFFMAN FOR LLORÓ -- U.S.A. YOUSSEF HVIDTFELDT FOR UNG FOR EVIGHT -- DENMARK TIBOR LUKACS FOR PAUL&VICKY -- NETHERLANDS JELLE FLORIZOONE FOR CORPS PERDU  -- BELGIUM FRANCESCO SAMIENTO FOR BODY PIECES -- ITALY BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE MARGARITA ZACHARIOU FOR GOD'S AMNESIA -- CYPRUS INMA CUESTA FOR MUCHACHA CON PAISAJE -- SPAIN DANIELLA RINCON FOR EL SILENCIO ED VERONICA -- PERÚ LISE KOEFOED FOR UNG FOR EVIGHT -- DENMARK HADEWYCH MINIS FOR PAUL&VICKY -- NETHERLANDS EDEN DYER FOR MISERY GUTS -- U.K. DANIELLE BURGIO FOR LUCY FALLS -- U.S.A. MOST ORIGINAL STORYLINE GOD'S AMNESIA -- CYPRUS RESET -- SWEDEN THE APPOINTMENT -- AUSTRALIA PAUL & VICKY -- NETHERLANDS UPGRADE -- U.S.A. THOMAS TRISTONHO -- BRAZIL BEST DIRECTOR IN A SHORT FILM MARINA SANTANA FOR LA FORTUNA EN UN DIA DE SOL Y LLUVIA  -- MEXICO ED OSGHIAN FOR SHADOWPLAY -- CANADA MARTIN CASTANEDA FOR EL SILENCIO DE VERONICA  -- PERU CSONGOR DOMBOVARI FOR THE STILL HOUR -- U.K. GIUSEPPE BUCCI FOR UNA NOTTE ANCORA -- ITALY MARC AISSA BLAMMI FOR MELITO  -- UNITED KINGDOM BEST DRAMA IN A SHORT FILM REVELATION -- U.S.A. MORE THAN 2 HOURS -- RAN P.O.M.E. -- U.S.A. GOD'S AMNESIA -- CYPRUS CHASSEUR -- U.S.A              ADAM --  INDONESIA-ISRAEL-USA BEST COMEDY IN A SHORT FILM POOR COCAINE -- ISRAEL ON THE NATURE OF HOTNESS -- U.S.A. SEMAFORSIRANJE -- CROATIA OFF SCREEN -- ISRAEL BODY PIECES -- ITALY BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM DANCING IN THE ASHES -- U.K. BENCHED -- ISRAEL THE APPOINTMENT -- AUSTRALIA THS STILL HOUR -- U.K LUCY -- U.S.A. BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM I'M SORRY -- U.S.A. BETWEEN TWO MOMS -- ISRAEL AMERICAN CAPITALISM, A SELF-PORTRAIT -- FRANCE INDOMITABLE -- U.S.A. LAND MIND BY PAULA HAYES - THE MAKING OF -- U.S.A. BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM HAPPILY EVER AFTER -- ISRAEL DANCE OF THE BOOKS -- U.S.A. SHELVED -- NEW ZEALAND A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE -- U.S.A.

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