Hubert Bals Fund Audience Award
The Hubert Bals Fund Audience Award, a prize consisting of €10,000, is conferred upon one of the films supported by IFFR's Hubert Bals Fund and screening at the festival.
The tradition started in 2008, then the winner of the Hubert Bals Fund Award was selected by a jury. From 2009 on, the Award goes to the Hubert Bals Fund-supported film receiving the highest votes from the festival audience.
Winners per edition
The Reports on Sarah and Saleem by Muayad Alayan
La Flor (part 1) by Mariano Llinás
El abrazo de la serpiente by Ciro Guerra
Los hongos by Oscar Ruiz Navia (Colombia, Argentina, France, Germany)
Qissa by Anup Singh (Germany, India, Netherlands, France)
Wadjda by Haifaa Al Mansour (Saoedie-Arabia, Germany)
Goodbye by Mohammad Rasoulof (Iran, 2011)
If the Seed Doesn't Die by Sinisa Dragin (Romania, 2010)
Soul Boy by Hawa Essuman (Kenia, Duitsland)
Teza by Haile Gerima (Ethiopia)
Mutum by Sandra Kogut (Br/Fr)