HERCEG NOVI: God Exists, Her Hame Is Petrunija by Teona Strugar Mitevska received the Golden Mimosa for best film at the 33rd Herceg Novi Film Festival– Montenegro Film Festival, which wrapped in Herceg Novi on 7 August 2019.
Ivan Salatić received the best director award for You Have the Night.
The winner of the Mini Pitch for Montenegrin projects, Andrija Mugoša for Reverse, received 2,000 EUR in cash from the Film Centre of Montenegro and a selection in the Zagreb Film Festival's Industry Youth! programme.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Golden Mimosa for Best Film: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija / Gospod postoi, imeto i' e Petrunija (North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Croatia, Slovenia) Directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska Produced by Sisters and Brother Mitevski Coproduced by Entre Chien et Loup, Deuxième Ligne Films, EZ Films, Spiritus movens, Vertigo Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, the Belgium Film and Tax Shelter, the Slovenian Film Center , the Croatian Audiovisual Centre and Eurimages
Golden Mimosa for Best Director:Ivan Salatić for You Have the Night / Ti imaš moć (Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia)Produced by Meander FilmCoproduced by Non-Aligned Films in association with Gustav FilmSupported by the Film Center Montenegro, Film Center Serbia
Golden Mimosa for Best Screenplay:Marius Olteanu for Monsters. / Monștri. (Romania)Directed by Marius OlteanuProduced by Parada FilmCoproduction by WearebascaSupported by the Romanian Film Centre
Golden Mimosa for Best Actress:Nataša Ninković for Ajvar (Serbia, Montenegro)Directed by Anna Maria RossiProduced by BibercheCoproduced by ArtikulacijaSupported by Film Center Serbia, the Film Center of Montenegro
Golden Mimosa for Best Actor:Alican Yücesoy for La Belle Indifference (Turkey)
Živko Nikolić Award for Special Contribution to Cinematic Expression:Jelena Maksimović for You Have the NightDirected by Ivan Salatić
Special Jury Award:
Momo Pićurić for You Have the NightDirected by Ivan Salatić
Mamonga (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro)Directed by Stefan MaleševićProduced by Nana 143, Sarajevo Film AcademyCoproduced by Slovofilm, Code Blue Production
Neverending Past / Između dana i noći (Montenegro, Serbia)Directed by Andro MartinovicProduced by ArtikulacijaCoproduced by Zillion Films
FEDEORA Award:You Have the NightDirected by Ivan Salatić
Audience Award:Stitches (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia)Directed by Miroslav TerzićProduced by West End Production Coproduced by Nora Production Group, Spiritus Movens, SCCA/PRO.BA Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (havc.hr), the Sarajevo Film Fund, the Slovenian Film Centre
Golden Mimosa for Best Student Film:Foreign BodyDirected by Dušan Zorić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)
ChasmDirected by Ana Trebše (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)
UniqueDirected by Nikola Polić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Serbia)
Milan Žmukić Award for Exceptional Contribution to Montenegro Film Festival: Mira Banjac (Serbia)
Mini Pitch Award: Andrija Mugoša for Reverse