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

2019
La Flor (Parte 2) by Mariano Llinás

2018
The Reports on Sarah and Saleem
by Muayad Alayan

2017
La Flor (part 1)
 by Mariano Llinás

2016
El abrazo de la serpiente
by Ciro Guerra

2015
Los hongos
 by Oscar Ruiz Navia

2014
Qissa by Anup Singh

2013
Wadjda by Haifaa Al Mansour

2012
Goodbye by Mohammad Rasoulof

2011
If the Seed Doesn't Die
 by Sinisa Dragin

2010
Soul Boy by Hawa Essuman

2009 
Teza by Haile Gerima

2008 
Mutum by Sandra Kogut