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FEBIOFEST PRAGUE 2021 Prix

Charter rafle le premier prix à Febiofest Prague

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- Le festival a également remis un prix à la meilleure comédie et un prix au meilleur film traitant de questions liées aux droits de l’Homme et à la liberté d'expression

Charter rafle le premier prix à Febiofest Prague
Martin Severýn, responsable de la Communication et des Affaires culturelles à l’Ambassade de Suède, collectant le prix décerné à Charter au nom de la réalisatrice du film, Amanda Kernell (© CTK)

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The 28th edition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest (see the news) has wrapped with an awards ceremony, where Amanda Kernell’s sophomore feature, Charter [+lire aussi :
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interview : Amanda Kernell
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, took home the top prize. The Swedish film about a mother fighting for her children already had the Swedish Guldbagge Film Awards for Best Directing, Best Cinematography and Best Actress under its belt. “Charter tells a common story with unmatched mastery. The tension never drops, the film brings a new impulse, a new angle, at every step, driving the story forward until the very last moment,” noted the jury, consisting of Slovak director-producer Ivan Ostrochovský, Iranian filmmaker Mahnaz Mohammadi and Czech actor-director Jiří Mádl. The Portuguese drama Listen [+lire aussi :
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interview : Ana Rocha de Sousa
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by Ana Rocha De Sousa received a Special Mention.

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The 33 members of the audience jury, headed up by honorary chairman Michael Kocáb, voted in the Comedy Competition and picked Adam Carter Rehmeier’s Dinner in America as the winner. The jury appreciated the helmer’s original, dynamic take on the topic of social outsiders, difference and superficiality, as well as the excellent acting by the cast. For the sixth time, films dealing with freedom, human rights, freedom of expression and the struggle for a life lived in dignity were selected from across all of the festival’s sections to compete for the Amnesty International Febiofest Award. The jury decided to hand the gong to the film that represented Kosovo at the Academy Awards, Exile [+lire aussi :
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interview : Visar Morina
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by Visar Morina. The members of the jury applauded the way “the psycho-social horror, sophisticated in the best sense of the word, leads viewers from the topic of social prejudice to individual responsibility”. The jury of the Amnesty International Febiofest Award 2021 also decided to bestow a Special Mention upon Hamy Ramezan’s feature-length debut, Any Day Now [+lire aussi :
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interview : Hamy Ramezan
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]
, inspired by his own experience of being part of an Iranian family living in Finland.

The 28th edition of IFF Prague – Febiofest screened over 100 movies, and the industry programme was dedicated to the topic of bitcoin in order for filmmakers to have a better understanding of the cryptocurrency and its relevance for content creators, the Lightning Network and Podcasting 2.0 while preparing for crowdfunding in cryptocurrency and accepting micropayments for content. The festival continues as a travelling showcase throughout various regions in the Czech Republic until 10 October.

Here is the full list of winning films:

Main Competition

Best Film
Charter [+lire aussi :
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interview : Amanda Kernell
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- Amanda Kernell (Sweden/Denmark/Norway)
Special Mention
Listen [+lire aussi :
critique
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interview : Ana Rocha de Sousa
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]
- Ana Rocha de Sousa (Portugal/UK)

Comedy Competition

Best Film
Dinner in America - Adam Carter Rehmeier (USA)

Amnesty International Febiofest Award Competition

Main Prize
Exile [+lire aussi :
critique
bande-annonce
interview : Visar Morina
fiche film
]
- Visar Morina (Kosovo/Germany/Belgium)
Special Mention
Any Day Now [+lire aussi :
bande-annonce
interview : Hamy Ramezan
fiche film
]
- Hamy Ramezan (Finland)

You Are a Filmmaker Competition

Individual Category 1st Place
Homemade - Sofie Mayorga

Individual Category 2nd Place
My Town – Prague’s 6th District - Lenka Štěpánková and Lucie Mandová

Individual Category 3rd Place
Senohraby - František Šusta

Student Teams 1st Place
The Kolin Dragon – A team from the Kolín V Elementary School

Student Teams 2nd Place
Frýdek=Místek – A team from the Osmička Elementary School

Student Teams 3rd Place
My City Is... - A team from the Ostrava Secondary School for Arts

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