Jihlava 2014 /Winners

The website of the Jihlava IDFF announced last night:

OPUS BONUM – Best World Documentary Film Award

Best Film: Je suis le peuple (I Am the People), dir. Anna Rousillion

Special Mention: 20 Centavos (20 Cents), dir. Tiag Tambelli and Persiguiendo al Dragón (Chasing after the Wind), dir. Juan Camilo Olmos Ferise

Member of the jury: elimir ilnik

CZECH JOY – Best Czech Documentary Film Award

Best Film: K oblakům vzhlííme (Into the Clouds We Gaze), dir. Martin Dušek

Special Mention: Několik Let (Lets Block), dir. Martina Malinová

Members of the jury: Bohdan Bláhovec, Ivo Mathé, Tereza Czesany Dvořáková, Martin Kolář, Petr Hruška

FASCINATIONS – Best Experimental Documentary Film Award

Best Film: Hacked Circuit, dir. Deborah Stratmen

Special Mention: Sexuální boj zboí (The Sexual Struggle of Commodities), dir. r. Pavel Sterec, Vilém Novák

Members of the jury: Eve Heller, Peter Tscherkassky

BETWEEN THE SEAS – Best Central and Eastern European Documentary Film

Best Film: We come as friends, dir. Hubert Sauper

Members of the jury: Raymond Bellour, Deborah Stratman, Kateřina Šedá, Albert Serra, Nick Bradshaw

FIRST LIGHTS – Best documentary debut or second film in section Opus Bonum, Between the Seas or Czech Joy

Best Film: Je suis le peuple (I Am the People), dir. Anna Rousillion

Members of the jury: Ceciliea Barrionuevo, Haruka Hama, Ludmila Cviková, Veton Nurkollari, Mathieu Darras

SHORT JOY – Best european documentary short

Best Film: Babash, dir. Lisa Truttmann, Behrouz Rae

Members of the jury: Rafani


Godfrey Reggio (photo)


Audience Award: Danielův svět (Daniel´s World), dir. Veronika Lišková


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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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