CinéDOC Tbilisi 2015/ Awards

Last night awards were given out at the documentary festival in the capital of Georgia. A Slovak documentary, “Comeback”, got the main prize, had never heard about it before, looking fwd. to watch, but three other winners have been praised on filmkommentaren: “Twilight of a Life“, “Double Aliens” and “Master and Tatyana” (Photo). The following text is from the FB page of the festival:

The Award Ceremony of CinéDOC-Tbilisi − The International Documentary Film Festival was held on 24 October in Cinema Rustaveli. The International Competition and Focus Caucasus Jury, the audience, Student Jury and the young participants of CinéDOC Young section announced the winning films:

Winning Film, International Competition − Comeback / Dir. Miro Remo / Slovakia / 2014 / 85 min.

Special Mention, International Competition − Twilight of a Life / Dir. Sylvain Biegeleisen / Belgium, Israel / 2015 / 70 min.

Winning Film, Focus Caucasus − Double Aliens / Dir. Ugis Olte / Latvia and Georgia / 2015 / 56 min.

Special Mention, Focus Caucasus − How to Cross / Dir. Sona Kocharyan and Marine Kocharyan / Armenia / 2014 / 15 min.

Winning Film, Student Jury − Master and Tatyana / Dir. Giedre Zyckite / Lithuania / 2014 /84 min.

Winning Film, Audience Award − Twilight of a Life / Dir. Sylvain Biegeleisen / Belgium, Israel / 2015 / 70 min.

CinéDOC Young Award − A Goat for a Vote / Dir. Jeroen Van Velzen / The Netherlands / 2014 / 52 min.

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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