Fresh Film Fest prizes
The main festival prize goes to French drama movie Les Apaches, the debut of French director Thierry de Peretti. "We admire the film for its unique way of making the invisible visible. Through an apparently commenplace story of an escalating incident, it reveals the true tragedy shared by its victims, the perpetrators, and ultimately, us." declared the jury its unanimous vote. The movie will launch Czech cinemas this autumn.
Fresh Generation section´s Special mention goes to American movie Hide Your Smiling Faces directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone.
In Confrontations - ficton section the international jury chose Argentinian movie Mares and Parakeets directed by Natalia Garagiola. In Confrontations - documentary section was awarded Romanian film RIO 2016 by Bianca Rotaru. Special Mention of the same category goes to the Czech documentary Didactica Magna: Against the grain by Tomáš Polenský.
The winner of Theatre Optique, international competition of student animated and experimental film, is German movie Tangram directed by Katharina Huber. Theatre Optique jury´s Special mention goes to Slovak animated movie Pandas by Matúš Vizár.
Tha audience awarded the film Coldwater as the one they liked the best and the director Vincent Grashaw was happy to get his prize himself during the Closing Ceremony.
Young Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen is coming to Prague to present his feature debut The happiest day of my life Olli Maki which was awarded as the best film of Un Certain Regard section at Cannes in 2016.Full article
On December 15th, 2016, at 5 pm in the Club of the Municipal Library of Prague will German script consultant Franz Rodenkirchen talk about a visual storytelling. How to write film script and not only theatre play or literature.Full article
The writer-director Tomasz Wasilewski is one of the most outstanding young Polish filmmaker of his generation. In the end of November he is coming back to Czech Republic within the project Cinergy. The writer-director Tomasz Wasilewski is one of the most outstanding young Polish filmmaker of his generation. In the end of November he is coming back to Czech Republic within the project Cinergy.Full article