Grand Prix of the THIRD Kiev International Film Festival
The Grand Prix of the Third Kiev International Film Festival was unanimously awarded to the new Ukrainian blockbuster "Firecrosser" (2011) by Mykhailo Illienko.
During the official closing ceremony of the Festival on Sept. 22 at St. Sophia Square in Kyiv, the Grand Prix was given to the producer of the film Vladimir Filippov. Speaking from the stage to the audience, he said: "It is not our reward – it’s your reward. Finally Ukraine chooses Ukrainian!". A signature could be seen on the “Golden Wings” prix: "The best feature film “Firecrosser” - on the basis of audience sympathy".