Wouter Barendrecht Award
This prize of €5,000 is awarded in partnership with the Wouter Barendrecht Film Foundation in honour of the late Wouter Barendrecht, the founder and co-chairman of Fortissimo Films, IFFR programmer and former head of CineMart. Eligible for the award are projects with a director under 35 who has not directed more than three films.
Wouter Barendrecht Film Foundation (WBBF)
In honour of Wouter Barendrecht, the founder and co-chairman of Fortissimo Films, a foundation (the WBFF) has been established, the goal of which is to encourage the work of talented young filmmakers. In cooperation with festivals directly associated with Wouter, the WBFF will make future award grants based on a process to be decided by the Foundation’s board of directors.
Winners per edition
Eldorado, dir. Alaa Eddine Aljem (Morocco, France)
Mother of Gold, dir. Madiano Marcheti (Brazil)
De Maalstroom dir. Teddy Cherim (Netherlands)
The Station dir. Sara Ishaq (Yemen/Jordan)
La hija de todas las rabias dir. Laura Baumeister (Nicaragua/France)
Disco Afrika dir. Luck Razanajaona (France/Madagascar)
Ningdu dir. Lei Lei (USA)
The Strange Ones (USA) dir. Christopher Radcliff & Lauren Wolkstein (USA)
Santa y Delfín dir. Carlos Lechuga (Cuba)
Awards & Competitions
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