Lions Film Award
Lions Club Rotterdam: L'Esprit du Temps annually organizes the Lions Film Night at IFFR since 2005. The proceeds from this private member event are donated to IFFR's own Hubert Bals Fund. With the donation of the Lions Club Rotterdam, the Fund is able to continue the support of extraordinary film talent in developing countries.
Also during the Lions Movie Night the annual Lions Film Award is presented to a promising film project which previously received post production support from the Hubert Bals Fund.
The Lions Movie Night at IFFR 2017 took place on Thursday 26 January in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg.
Winners per edition
The Bridge by Hala Loftly and White Widow by Oliver Hermanus
Alba by Ana Cristina Barragán
La Obra del Siglo by Carlos M. Quintela
Love Steaks by Jakob Lass
Penumbra by Eduardo Villanueva
La playa D.C. by Juan Andrés Arango
Son of Babylon by Mohamed Al Daradji
Atletu by Davey Frankel and Rasselas Lakew
Française by Souad El-Bouhati
Estômago by Marcos Jorge
It's Winter by Rafi Pitts
Eden by Michael Hofmann
Mirage by Svetozar Ristovski