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IFFR 2016 winners announced

“Radio Dreams” by Babak Jalali wins Hivos Tiger Award competition.

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The winners of the 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced on February 5 during an Awards Ceremony, held at IFFR’s main venue ‘de Doelen’. For four decades, IFFR has proudly developed and presented auteur cinema by helping filmmakers reach the broadest possible audiences. The festival is known around the world for its individual, innovative programming, with particular attention to talented new filmmakers. Quality films from all over the world are presented in Rotterdam to a large, international audience with the aim of inspiring and broadening horizons.

On announcing the awards, festival director Bero Beyer commented: “IFFR 2016 has been an edition with many inspiring, thought-provoking and engaging cinematic achievements from all over the world. I am grateful and excited, the selection really seemed to resonate with both industry guests and audience. On behalf of IFFR I would like to congratulate the winners and all the films and projects that were part of the official selection this year. Thank you to the filmmakers for creating such wonderful films and allowing us to be part of your journey.”

Here are is the list of winners:

HIVOS TIGER AWARD COMPETITION WINNER
Radio Dreams by Babak Jalali

HIVOS TIGER AWARD COMPETITION SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
La ùltima tierra by Pablo Lamar

WARSTEINER AUDIENCE AWARD
Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet

HUBERT BALS FUND DIORAPHTE AWARD
El abrazo de la serpiente by Ciro Guerra

MOVIEZONE AWARD
Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet

FIPRESCI AWARD
Bodkin Ras by Kaweh Modiri

NETPAC AWARD
The Plague at the Karatas Village by Adilkhan Yerzhanov

KNF AWARD
De waarneming (The Perception) by Frank Scheffer

VPRO BIG SCREEN AWARD
Les ogres by Léa Fehner

BRIGHT FUTURE AWARD
Las lindas by Melisa Liebenthal

 

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    Matt Micucci
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