Hell and Ave Fantasporto’s great winners
by Vitor Pinto
- Tim Fehlbaum and Konstantin Bojanov’s films triumph at the Oporto International Film Festival.
Hell [+see also:
interview: Tim Fehlbaum
film profile], directed by German director Tim Fehlbaum, and Ave [+see also:
interview: Konstantin Bojanov
film profile] by Bulgarian director Konstantin Bojanov are the two great winners in the two main sections at the 32th Fantasporto film festival, which closed yesterday.
Hell took away the Award for Best Film in the fantastic film section, while the Jury’s Special Award in the same category went to American film Bellflower by Evan Godell. Susan Jackobson won the Award for Best Director for The Holding [+see also:
In the Directors’ Week section, Ave shone above the other films in competition, while Artur Serra Araújo’s Portuguese film A Moral Conjugal, screened as a world release, won the Jury’s Special Award. Also in this section, Argentinian director Sebastián Borensztein was given the Award for Best Director for the Spanish-Argentinian co-production Chinese Take-Away [+see also:
Another Spanish production, Eva [+see also:
film profile] by Kike Maíllo received the International Film Guide’s Inspiration Award for best first film, while the Award for Best Portuguese Film went to Nada Fazi (Creole for "It's inevitable") by Filipa Reis y João Miller Guerra.
(Translated from Spanish)
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