FNE at Kids Kino International Film Festival: Record Attendance and Canadian Win in Warsaw

Racetime by Benoît Godbout Racetime by Benoît Godbout

WARSAW: The Canadian animated film Racetime directed by Benoît Godbout won the main audience award at the 6th Kids Kino International Film Festival. A record number of over 28,000 viewers visited the nine-day festival, which took place in 23 cinemas across Poland. The festival concluded on 29 September 2019.

The festival's programme included over 154 films from around the world, presented in eight sections. The main competition included 9 full-length films for viewers aged 4 to 12, including 6 premieres.

Full list of winners:

Fern Flower – the audience award
Racetime (Canada)
Firected by Benoît Godbout

Fern Flower – the Journalist’s Award
Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs (Latvia, Poland)
Directed by  Edmunds Jansons Jacob
Produced by Atom Art, Letko

Special mention
My Extraordinary Summer with Tess (Holland)
Directed by Steven Wouterlood

Fern Flower – Creator’s Award
My Extraordinary Summer with Tess (Holland)

Special mention
Romy’s Salon (Holland, Germany)
Directed by Mischa Kamp

Fern Flower – ECFA Award
Romy`s Salon (Holland, Germany)
Directed by Mischa Kamp

Special mention
Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs (Latvia, Poland)

SKSiL Jury Award
Louis & Luca – Mission to the Moon (Norway)
Directed by Rasmus A. Sivertsen

Special mention:

The Bear’s Famous Invasion of Sicily (France, Italy)
Directed by Lorenzo Mattotti

Racetime (Canada)

Fern Flower – Film Discovery Jury Award
Marona’s Fantastic Tale (Belgium, France)
Directed by Anka Damian.

Special mention

Daniel (France)
Directed by Marine Atlan.

Children of the Snow Land (Nepal, UK)
Directed by Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson.