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ZAGREB 2021 Prix

Great Freedom triomphe à Zagreb

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- Le film de Sebastian Meise ajoute un autre prix à son escarcelle, Amira de Mohamed Diab décroche le prix du public et The Staffroom de Sonja Tarokić obtient une mention spéciale

Great Freedom triomphe à Zagreb
(de gauche à droite) : Ivan Ikić, membre du jury, Sonja Tarokić, réalisatrice de The Staffroom, Katia Pascariu et Vanja Černjul, également membres du jury, pendant le festival

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The winner of the Golden Pram award in the main competition (aimed at filmmakers' first and second features) of the 19th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival, which took place in a hybrid format both physically on several central locations in Croatia's capital city and online via the platforms kinoeuropa.hr and croatian.film from 14-21 November, is Sebastian Meise's Great Freedom [+lire aussi :
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interview : Sebastian Meise
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. The jury, consisting of Romanian actress Katia Pascariu, Serbian director Ivan Ikić whose film Oasis [+lire aussi :
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interview : Ivan Ikic
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was deemed the winner last year, and Croatian cinematographer Vanja Černjul, stated that the film asks the question “what freedom is and can we create our own,” while the two unlikely heroes show us how to find love even in the worst moments of our recent history. Along with the Golden Pram, Meise got the amount of €4.000. The jury also praised Sonja Tarokić's The Staffroom [+lire aussi :
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for its bold, Altmanesque approach, fast-paced visual rhythm and the sum of the many great individual performances that add up to a true ensemble piece, awarding it the Special Mention.

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Golden Prams were also given out in two shorts competitions. North Pole directed by Marija Apčevska was awarded in the International Shorts Competition, while Olha Zhurba's Dad's Sneakers won the Special Mention. In the national competition called Checkers, the winner was Karlo Vorih's The Fall of Our Summer, while the Special Mention went to Everything Ahead directed by Mate Ugrin. Both competitions were judged by the same jury consisting of filmmakers from the younger generation: Sara Grgurić from Croatia, Rok Biček from Slovenia and Ivan Bakrač from Montenegro.

KinoKino is the parallel festival of films for children that takes place alongside the Zagreb Film Festival for the second year due to the pandemic, and its titles were judged by two juries, one professional consisting of actress Iva Babić, literary scholar Dubravka Zima and documentarian Saša Ban (all from Croatia), and one coming from the ranks of selected children. The adult jury singled out Sisters – The Summer We Found Our Superpowers by Silje Salomonsen and Arild Østin Ommundsen as the best film, while the children awarded Mission Ulja Funk [+lire aussi :
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by Barbara Kronenberg and gave the Special Mention to Hamy Ramezan's Any Day Now [+lire aussi :
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interview : Hamy Ramezan
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.

The Golden Bicycle audience award went to Mohamed Diab's film Amira in the programme titled Together Again which hosts the previous competitors and guests of the Zagreb Film Festival. KinoKino's audience award went to Buster's World directed by Martin Miehe-Renard. The winner of the Best Pitch competition at the Industry Youth! event was Serbian entry Grumpiness directed by Milica Spasojević, while Bosnian entry Dead Knot written by Ismira Mašić got the Special Mention.

Here is the full list of awards:

Main Competition

Golden Pram
Great Freedom [+lire aussi :
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bande-annonce
interview : Sebastian Meise
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– Sebastian Meise (Austria/Germany)

Special Mention
The Staffroom [+lire aussi :
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interview : Sonja Tarokić
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– Sonja Tarokić (Croatia)

International Shorts Competition

Golden Pram
North Pole – Marija Apčevska (North Macedonia/Serbia)

Special Mention
Dad's Sneakers – Olha Zhurba (Ukraine)

Checkers - National Shorts Competition

Golden Pram
Fall of Our Summer – Karlo Vorih (Croatia)

Special Mention
Everything Ahead – Mate Ugrin (Croatia/France)

KinoKino

Professional Jury Prize – Best Children's Film
Sisters – The Summer We Found Our Superpowers – Silje Salomonsen, Arild Østin Ommundsen (Norway)

Children’s Jury Prize – Best Film
Mission Ulja Funk [+lire aussi :
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– Barbara Kronenberg (Germany/Luxembourg/Poland)

Special Mention
Any Day Now [+lire aussi :
bande-annonce
interview : Hamy Ramezan
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]
– Hamy Ramezan (Finland)

Audience Awards

Golden Bicycle
Amira – Mohamed Diab (Egypt/Jordan/United Arab Emirates/Saudi Arabia)

KinoKino Audience Award
Buster's World – Martin Miehe-Renard (Denmark)

Industry Youth!

Best Pitch
Grumpiness – Milica Spasojević (Serbia)

Special Mention
Dead Knot – Ismira Mašić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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