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Awards IFFR 2017 announced

03 February 2017

The winner of the Hivos Tiger Competition is Sexy Durga by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan. Filmmaker Niles Atallah of Rey won the Special Jury Award for an exceptional artistic achievement in the competition. The Warsteiner Audience Award went to the audience favourite Moonlight by filmmaker Barry Jenkins. The winner of the Impact Cinema Bright Future Award is Sophie Goyette’s Mes nuits feront écho.

National and international juries also presented their award winners. The winner of the FIPRESCI Award, presented by the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique, went to Pela janela by Caroline Leone. Children Are Not Afraid of Death, Children Are Afraid of Ghosts by Rong Guang Rong won the NETPAC Award for best Asian movie. The KNF Award, given by the Circle of Dutch Film Journalists, went to King of the Belgians by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth. The MovieZone jury, the Dutch youth film jury gave the MovieZone Award to Quality Time by Daan Bakker.

All the Awards at IFFR

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