We got this press release from Copenhagen. CPH:DOX is still running today and tomorrow, and due to a huge audience interest, the festival adds a couple of days of screenings. But awards have been distributed:
On Friday, November 15th, CPH:DOX celebratet this year’s winners at the Award Gala at Copenhagen theatre Stærekassen. CPH:DOX awarded the six strongest documentary films of the year from the six festival programme categories: DOX:AWARD, F:ACT AWARD, NEW:VISION, NORDIC:DOX, Politiken’s Audience Award and Reel Talent Award:
DOX:AWARD “Bloody Beans” Directed by Narimane Mari, Algeria / France. (PHOTO).
Special mention: “Stop the Pounding Heart” Directed by Roberto Minervini, USA / Italy / Belgium
F:ACT AWARD “Dirty Wars” Directed by Richard Rowley, USA
Special mention: “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” Directed by Callum Macrae, UK
NEW:VISION AWARD “A Spell To Ward Off the Darkness” Directed by Ben Rivers and Ben Russell, France/Estonia
Special Mention: “Aleksander” Directed by Wilhelm and Anka Sasnal, Poland.
NORDIC:DOX “After You” Directed by Marius Dybwad-Brandrud, Sweden
Politiken Audience Award: “Everyday Rebellion” Directed by Arman and Arash Riahi, Austria / Switzerland
Reel Talent Award: “A World Not Ours” Directed by Madhi Fleifel, UK/Lebanon/Denmark/United Arab Emirates