Global CINEMATHEQUE celebrates international cinema and presents the World Cinema Awards; a new annual year-end awards list for films from around the world.

In February 2020, Global CINEMATHEQUE announced the first World Cinema Awards; honoring and spotlighting the talent in productions produced outside of the United States in the official language of the producers and directors of the films.

International film festival and film museum directors, programmers, curators and US-based film journalists will form the selection committee, bringing together two communities that are immersed in the global cinema landscape throughout the year.

This year’s World Cinema Awards honoring the films of 2019 has announced its inaugural list of winners .

Read the full list of winners and runner-ups in each category in our PRESS RELEASE

A PHOTO GALLERY from the 2020 World Cinema Awards launch in Los Angeles.