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TRIESTE 2019 Awards

The Delegation wins the 30th Trieste Film Festival

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- The Load has picked up the Cineuropa Prize, while Želimir Žilnik, Milcho Manchevski and Mirsad Purivatra have received honorary awards

The Delegation wins the 30th Trieste Film Festival
The Delegation by Bujar Alimani

The Trieste Film Festival has announced the winners of its landmark 30th-anniversary edition, with Bujar Alimani’s The Delegation [+see also:
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 receiving the €5,000 Trieste Award for Best Feature Film, as voted for by the audience, and the PAG Jury Award. The Alpe Adria Cinema Award for Best Documentary Film was bestowed upon Anja Kofmel for her Chris the Swiss [+see also:
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; the prize, again voted for by the audience, is also accompanied by €2,500. Chris the Swiss also scooped the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso - Transeuropa Award. The Cineuropa Prize, given to a film taking part in the same competition, went to Ognjen Glanović's sophomore feature, The Load [+see also:
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In the Corso Salani competition for new Italian feature films, the prize, worth €2,000 and decided on by the jury comprising Caterina MazzucatoJudit Pinter and Rino Sciarretta, went to My Home, in Libya [+see also:
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 by Martina Melilli. Also, the €2,000 Audience Award for Best Short Film in competition, supported by the Osiride Brovedani Foundation, went to the Hungarian title Last Call by Hajni Kis.

The honorary Eastern Star Award was bestowed upon acclaimed Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski, while Sarajevo Film Festival director Mirsad Purivatra received the Cinema Warrior Award. Legendary Serbian film director Želimir Žilnik, one of the key figures of the Yugoslav Black Wave, was presented with the Central European Initiative Award, worth €3,000. 

Here is the full list of award winners at the 30th Trieste Film Festival:

Trieste Award for Best Feature Film
The Delegation [+see also:
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 - Bujar Alimani (Albania/France/Greece/Kosovo)

Cineuropa Prize
The Load [+see also:
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interview: Ognjen Glavonić
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]
 - Ognjen Glanović (Serbia/France/Croatia/Iran/Qatar)

Alpe Adria Cinema Award
Chris the Swiss [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Anja Kofmel
film profile
]
- Anja Kofmel (Switzerland/Germany/Croatia/Finland)

Corso Salani Award
My Home, in Libya [+see also:
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]
 - Martina Melilli (Italy)

Osiride Brovedani Foundation Award
Last Call - Hajni Kis (Hungary)

Sky Arte Prize 
Ruben Brandt, Collector [+see also:
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- Milorad Krstić (Hungary) 

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Award
Chris the Swiss - Anja Kofmel

SNCCI Award for Best Film
Phantom Thread - Paul Thomas Anderson (USA/UK)

SNCCI Award for Best Italian Film
Dogman [+see also:
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interview: Matteo Garrone
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 - Matteo Garrone (Italy/France)

PAG Jury Award
The Delegation - Bujar Alimani

VR Hackathon Contest
Voci di Trieste - Giulia Massolino, Anna Violato (Italy)

Eastern Star Award
Milcho Manchevski

Cinema Warrior Award
Mirsad Purivatra

Central European Initiative Award
Želimir Žilnik

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