1961 year

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President of jury:
Sergei Yutkevich, director (USSR)

 

Jury:
Chingiz Aitmatov, writer (USSR)
Zoltan varkonyi, director (Hungary)
Luchino Visconti, director (Italy)
Sergei Gerasimov, director (USSR)
Karel Zeman, director (Czechoslovakia)
Mehboob Khan, director and producer (India)
Joshua Logan, director (USA)
Leon Moussmac, cinema critic (France)
Roger ManwelL cinema critic (Great Britain)
Francisco Pina, cinema critic (Mexico)
Walieddin Youssef Samih, director and filmmaker (Egypt)
Jerzy Toeplitz, historian of cinema (Poland)
Huang Guang, cinema critic (China)
Michael Tschesno-HelL, writer and screenwriter (East Germany)
Liviu Ciulei, director (Romania)
Borislav Sharaliev, director (Bulgaria)

 

Grand prix:
Hadaka no shima / Naked Island (Japan, dir. Kaneto Shindo)
Chistoye nebo / Clear heaven (USSR, dir. Grigori Chukhraj)

 

Golden medals:
Wir wunderkinder / Aren't we wonderful? (West Germany, dir. Kurt Hoffmann)
And the day came (Pakistan- Great Britain, dir. Ajaj Kardar)
Utek ze stinu/ Escape from the shadows (Czechoslovakia, dir. Jiri Sequens)

 

Special golden prize:
Tutti a casa / Everybody go home (Italy-France, dir. Luigi Comencini)

 

Golden prizes:
Professor Mamlock (East Germany, dir. Konrad Wolf)
A byahme mladi / We were young (Bulgaria, dir. Binka Zheyazkova)

 

Silver prizes:
Alba regia (Hungary, dir. Mihaly Szemes)
Setea / Thirst (Romania, dir. Mircea Dragon)
Das spukschloss im spessart / The haunted castle (West Germany, dir. Kurt Hoffmann)
Director Armand Gatti (L'enclos/ Enclosure, France-Yugoslavia)
Actor Peter Finch (The Trials of Oscar Wilde, Great Britain)
Actor Bambang Hermanto (Warriors for freedom, Indonesia)
Actress Lan Yui (Geming jiating / A revolutionary family, China)
Director of photography Boguslaw Lambach (Dzis w nocy umrze miasto/ Tonight a city will die, Poland)
Decorator Bill Constable and costume designer Terence Morgan (The trials of Oscar Wilde, Great Britain)

 

Competition program:
II MIFF (9-23 july 1961)


Alba regia (Hungary, dir. Mihaly Szemes)
Das riesenrad (West Germany, dir. Geza von Radvanyi)
Das grosse wunschkonzert / Big request сoncept (Austria, dir. Arthur Maria Rabenalt)
Det store varpet (Norway, dir. Nils R. Muller)
Warriors for freedom (Indonesia, dir. Usmar Ismail)
Wilhelm tell/ William tell (Switzerland, dir. Michel Dikoff)
Sunrise at Campobello (USA, dir. Vincent J. Donehue)
Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn / The children of Bullerbyn village (Sweden, dir. Olle Hellbom)
Tutti a casa / Everybody go home (Italy-France, dir. Luigi Comencini)
Hadaka no shima / Naked Island (Japan, dir. Kaneto Shindo)
Setea / Thirst (Romania, dir. Mircea Dragon)
L'enclos / Enclosure (France-Yugoslavia, dir. Armand Gatti)
A byahme mladi / We were young (Bulgaria, dir. Binka Zhelyazkova)
Kukuli (Peru, dir. Luis Figueroa, Eulogio Nishiyama, Cesar Villanueva)
Kurulubedda (Ceylon, dir. L. S. Ramachandran)
Chaudhwin ka chand (India, dir. Mohammed Sadiq)
Ulaan-Baatart baygaa miniy aavd / To my father in Ulan Bator (Mongolia, dir. Dejidiin Jigjid)
Bidaya wa nihaya / The beginning and the end (Egypt, dir. Salah Abu Seif)
Nebeski odred (Yugoslavia, dir. Bosko Boskovic, Ilija Nikolic)
Lu'a trung tuyen / The fire on the second line (Vietnam, dir. Pham Van Khoa, Le Min Hien)
Den sidste vinter / The last winter (Denmark-West Germany, dir. Frank Dunlop, Anker Sorensen, Edvin Tiemroth)
Das spukschloss im spessart / The haunted castle (West Germany, dir. Kurt Hoffmann)
Professor Mamlock (East Germany, dir. Konrad Wolf)
The trials of Oscar Wilde (Great Britain, dir. Ken Hughes)
Historias de la revolucion / Stories of the revolution (Cuba, dir. Tomas Gutierrez Alea)
Tumangan river (North Korea, dir. Chen San In)
Dzis w nocy umrze miasto / Tonight a city will die (Poland, dir. Jan Rybkowski)
Geming jiating / A revolutionary family (China, dir. Shui Hua)
Skandaali tyttokoulussa (Finland, dir. Edvin Laine)
Juana Gallo (Mexico, dir. Miguel Zacarias)
Pouta / Fetters (Czechoslovakia, dir. Karel Kachyna)
Chistoye nebo / Clear heaven (USSR, dir. Grigori Chukhraj)
Esta tierra es mia / This earth is mine (Argentina, dir. Hugo del carril)