HBF supported films awarded in Locarno

The weekend brought some big news from Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland: three HBF funded films were awarded a total of seven awards. We're congratulating the makers of Nafi’s Father by Mamadou Dia, The Fever by Maya Da-Rin, and The Science of Fictions by Yosep Anggi Noen.

Prizes awarded: 

Nafi’s Father by Mamadou Dia, Senegal

  • Cineasti del presente Golden Leopard

  • Swatch First Feature Award

Read an interview with Mamadou Dia here.

The Fever by Maya Da-Rin, Brazil/France/Germany

  • Golden Leopard Best Actor Regis Myrupu

  • FIPRESCI Prize 

  • Special Prize for ‘Environment and Quality of Life’ from the Junior Jury

The Science of Fictions by Yosep Anggi Noen, Indonesia/Malaysia/France

  • Special Mention Concorso Internazionale 

  • Boccalino d'Oro for Best Film, awarded by Independent Film Critics

  • The Science of Fictions by Yosep Anggi Noen

  • The Fever by Maya Da-Rin

  • Nafi’s Father by Mamadou Dia

Photo in header: Still: Nafi’s Father