Winners – Winter 2016
Mousse, Dir: John Hellberg, Sweden
What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?
The Night of All Things, Dir: Pilar Palomero, Spain
Joana faces the loss of her most beloved person in her life, her mother, while living immerse in a universe where time hurts and where the absence is the only future. “The night of all things” speaks about that night in which the experiences become memories; the night in which our memories becomes all what we are.
Best Screenplay (1)
Best Screenplay (2)
Sleeping Death, Dir: David Casademunt, Spain
Irene, a six year old girl, wants to go to see her mother who’s very ill. But Silvia, her older sister who’s fifteen, has orders of not going to the hospital whatever happens. To hold her little sister back will be a hard task because the little one believes that she has the remedy to heal her mother: something she has read in a fairytale.
The Imperfect Cradle, Dir: Mário Ventura, Portugal
Two childhood friends grew up and face strange feelings now. One of them tries to explore that feelings by words and their relationship becomes uncomfortable. When the words stay in silence they discover what they are looking for.
Moussa Maaskri in On a Wire, Dir: Nicolas Lugli, France
Amar is going to see his life change radically after an accident. Leaving only his son Icham plunged into a deep coma. At the bedside of his son, Amar believes in his awakening . During this event, Icham’s dad is going to make a life changing encounter.
Best Documentary (1)
GAIA · The Big Mother, Dir: Xavier Berenguer, Spain
Documentary about the origin, the evolution and the future of the Earth, focusing on the basic geological concepts and the role of life and humans. Facts and ideas are shown through illustrations and animations together with films made on relevant places of Catalonia, England, Scotland and Basque Country. The threats to the sustainability of our planet are also exposed.
Best Documentary (2)
#GoodByeBoobs, Dir: Yemi Sawyer, United Kingdom
When Claira was nine her mother Jane died of breast cancer. Three years ago, Claira’s sister Emily, lost her six year battle with breast cancer at the age of 31.
#GOODBYEBOOBS is an inspirational look at one young woman’s decision to take control of her life; and pursue the only option left to her… a preventative double mastectomy.
Agrinoui, Dir: Alexis Chaviaras, Cyprus
A young mare visits Cyprus to take part in races. Frustrated from failure, she abandons the racetrack after confronting her strict father. The mare will meet new friends who will try to help her find her lost courage.
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