Winners of 7FFF

Fresh Generation Award for the Best First or Second Feature film was given to film The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle by director David Russo. Director Visar Morina was awarded in Main Student Competition for his short film Der Schübling (Death by Suffocation). Jury decided to give Special Mention to australian film Muscles by Edward Housden. To France goes the prize for the film Sauvage (Savage) by Paul Cabon, which was considered the best in the Theatre Optique Competition focused on animation and new media. Theatre Optique Special Mention went to Ewa Borysewicz for her movie Kto by pomyślał? (Who Would Have Thought?). Fresh Czech - Czech Television Award went to director Rozálie Kohoutová for her piece Roma Boys - Příběh lásky (Roma Boys - Love Story). Audience awarded film 1 by Pater Sparrow from Hungary.

Fresh Generation

The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle

Directed by: David Russo

USA, 2009

Jury statement: The Fresh Generation award 2010 goes to a fresh, challenging, visually innovative, depressingly funny film about life, death and stuff. We would like to see more of this promising director David Russo.

Der SchüblingDeath by Suffocation

Directed by: Visar Morina

Germany, 2010

Jury statement: A perfectly composed existential drama that turns into a thriller grown from a very convincing seed that kept its audience on the edge of their seats.

It depicts with a tender touch a gut-wrenching and poignant story without ever becoming sentimental or overtly dogmatic. The films creators, in front of and behind the camera, have a keen eye for human psychology and the jury are unanimous in their decision and very much looking forward to seeing their first feature.

Directed by: Edward Housden

Australia, 2009

Jury statement: A  visually beautiful study of a young boy‘s world set in an immensely fascinating milieu. With fantastic performances from the film‘s young leads we hope to see more from the filmmakers.

Sauvage / Savage

Directed by: Paul Cabon

France, 2009

Jury statement: Why would you run naked down the street like this? To head for the forest so you could finally be a wolf.

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Directed by: Ewa Borysewicz

Poland, 2009

Jury statement: Despite the fact that the film raises more questions than answers, the director manages to make them into a complete film.

Roma Boys – Příběh lásky / Roma Boys - Love Story

Directed by: Rozálie Kohoutová

Czech Republic, 2009

Jury statement: The jury appreciated the unbiased insight into a love relationship between gay Roma as well as the director’s pure style and witty play with reality and fiction. In addition, the author ventured into a very original topic, concentrating only on her narration, without losing the focus of the story.

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Directed by: Pater Sparrow

Hungary, 2009

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