TRIESTE: Arrhythmia by Boris Khlebnikov won the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film at the 29th Trieste Film Festival (19-28 January 2018).
Nine titles vied in the international competition. The festival also organised an international competition for documentaries and short films, an overview of the best animated films from CEE, a retrospective of the second half of the 1900s from two sides: the East and the West, Italian screenings, a showcase of works that tread the line between cinema and contemporary art, a showcase of films pitched at the When East Meets West meetings, as well as Eastweek Midpoint 1 workshop.
Trieste Award for Best Feature Film:Arrhythmia (Russia. Finland, Germany)Directed by Boris Khlebnikov
Alpe Adria Cinema Award:Wonderful Losers: A Different World (Lithuania, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia, UK, Ireland, Spain) Directed by Arunas Matelis
Salani Award:The Man with the Lantern (Italy)Directed by Francesca Lixi
Special Mention:Country for Old Men (Italy)Directed by Pietro Jona, Stefano Cravero
TFF Shorts Award:60 Kilos of Nothing (Poland)Directed by Piotr Domalewski
Skyarte Prize:Soviet Hippies (Estonia, Germany, Finland) Directed by Terje Toomistu
Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Award:The Dead Nation (Romania) Directed by Radu Jude
PAG Jury Award: The Miner (Slovenia, Croatia, Germany) Directed by Hanna Slak Produced by Nukleus Film Coproduced by VOLTE Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, FS Viba
VR Hackathon Contest:Voci di Trieste (Italy)Directed by Giulia Massolino, Anna Violato
Eastern Star Award: Rade Šerbedžija
Cinema Warrior Award: Livio Jacob, Piera Patat
Central European Initiative Award: Ada Solomon
Cineuropa Prize: Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (Romania, Serbia, Belgium) Directed by Ivana Mladenovic Produced by HiFilm Productions Coproduction by Bas Celik, FRAKAS Productions Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Serbian Film Fund, Tax Shelter Belgium, Eurimages