Nowe Horyzonty Festival Prizes Awarded
The Nowe Horyzonty Film Festival in Wroclaw drew to a close with a ceremony awarding all prizes to the week's most exceptional films. The jury handed the Grand Prix prize (and 20 000 euro) to Attenberg, a Greek film directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari. The special mention went to Sandor Kardos' Gravedigger (Hungary), who also received the FIPRESCI award. Nanouk Leopold's Brownian Movement (Netherlands/ Belgium/ Germany) won the International Film Guide award.
The debut of Argentinian director Paula Markovitch (The Prize) won the Audience Award, and the Films on Art International Jury first and second prizes were awarded to Arirang (South Korea) and Pyuupiru (Japan) respectively.
Finally, the Wroclaw Film Award, which rewards the film, the producer, and the director of the winning flick, was handed to Anka and Wilhelm Sasnal for their film It Looks Pretty From a Distance.