Berlin's FIPRESCI Prize goes to Synonyms
- BERLIN 2019: Stitches received the Europa Cinemas Label, while 37 Seconds and Talking About Trees got the Audience Awards in the Panorama section
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has handed out its trophies ahead of the awards ceremony of the 69th Berlin Film Festival. For the competition, the International Critics' Prize was bestowed upon Synonyms [+see also:
interview: Nadav Lapid
film profile] by Israeli director Nadav Lapid. For the Panorama selection, victory was claimed by Dafne [+see also:
film profile] by Italian director Federico Bondi, and as for the Forum section, the awarded film was Austria’s Die Kinder der Toten [+see also:
film profile] by Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska.
This year, the Audience Awards in the Panorama section went to Japanese film 37 Seconds, directed by HIKARI, and Sudanese director Suhaib Gasmelbari’s Talking About Trees [+see also:
film profile] in the documentaries section.
Lastly, the Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film in the Panorama section, the award was given to Stitches [+see also:
interview: Miroslav Terzić
film profile] by Serbian filmmaker Miroslav Terzić, while the CICAE Art Cinema Award went to HIKARI’s 37 Seconds and French director Jean-Gabriel Périot’s Our Defeats [+see also:
Find the most relevant prizes of the independent juries here:
Audience Award, Panorama
37 Seconds – HIKARI (Japan)
CICAE Art Cinema Award, Panorama
37 Seconds – HIKARI
Ecumenical Jury Prize, Competition
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija [+see also:
interview: Teona Strugar Mitevska
film profile] - Teona Strugar Mitevska (Macedonia/Belgium/Slovenia/Croatia/France)
Teddy Award - Documentary Film
Lemebel - Joanna Reposi Garibaldi (Chile/Colombia)
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