Awards were given out last night in Zagreb. ”Virunga” (photo) by Orlando von Einsiedel got the Big Stamp for best film in International Competition with mentions to Finnish ”Garden Lovers” by Virpi Suutari and Polish Hanna Polak for ”Something Better to Come”.
In the Regional Competition Hungarian Marcell Gerö got the Big Stamp with a mention to ”Russian” by Damir Ibrahimovic and Eldar Emric from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The festival has a section for ”best film of a young author up to 35 years of age” – the winner was ”Another Hungary-The Life of a Village-Fragments” by Dénes Nagy with a mention to ”Veruda – a Film About Bojan” by Croatian Igor Bezinovic. Congratulations young people!
”Movies that Matter” (hopefully they all do..) award to films ”that promotes human rights in a best way” went to ”Rich Hill” by Tracy Droz Dragos and Andrew Droz Palermo, whereas ”Virunga” received a mention to add to its many recognitions.
Finally, young people in the Teen Dox Jury gave an award to ”best film about issues concerning the young”: ”Maidentrip” by Jillian Schlesinger from USA.
Read more on the site of the festival: zagrebdox.net