- Sunday, November 24, 2013 12:26 PM
Skopje, 24 November 2013 (MIA) - The 12. Festival of European Film 'Cinedays' awarded its 'Golden Star' to 'In Bloom' - a Georgian-German-French co-production of Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross.
The movie, part of the festival's official selection, is located in Tbilisi of 1992, reflecting the historical and the social context after the civil war in Georgia.
The 'Silver Star' went to Greek film maker Ektoras Lygizos for his movie 'Boy Eating the Bird's Food', while the best script award 'Blue Star' was presented to British director Scott Graham for his 'Shell'. 'My Dog Killer' - work of art of Czech Director Mira Fornay - got special recognition.
The movie 'Dual', directed by Nejc Gazvoda, won the best film award 'Golden Sun' in the CineBalkan selection. Bobo Jelcic's story about Bosnian city of Mostar 'A Stranger' got a special recognition.
This year the festival, held under motto "Europe does it best", offered films in official selection and in programs "CineBalkan" and MK&EU, short movies, documentaries and gala program including award-winning works premiered at recent film festivals around the globe.
The gala program included the latest films by Jim Jarmisch, Giuseppe Tornatore, Steven Soderbergh, Brian De Palma, Woody Allen, Wong Kar Wai, Abdellatif Kechiche, Michael Winterbottom, Danis Tanovic, amongst others.
'Cinedays' 2013 was supported by the City of Skopje, the Ministry of Culture and the EU delegation in Skopje. lk/12:25
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