FESTIVALS: Son of Saul Wins Medias Central European Film Festival

Son of Saul by Laszlo Nemes Son of Saul by Laszlo Nemes

MEDIAS: Son of Saul by László Nemes was awarded Best Film of the 6th edition of Mediaş Central European Film Festival (MeCEFF). The festival, which took place from 1 to 3 September 2016, is the only festival in Romania dedicated to films from CEE.

The jury was composed of: James Ulmer, Ileana Popovici, Mihai Fulger and Călin Stănculescu.


Best Film: Son of Saul / Saul fia (Hungary)
Directed by László Nemes

Best Director: Radu Jude for Aferim! (Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic)
Produced by Hi Film, Klas Film, Endorfilm, Mulberry Development
Supported by Eurimages, Romanian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Film Center and the Czech Film Fund

Best Acting: Janusz Gajos for Body / Ciało (Poland)
Directed by Małgorzata Szumowska
Produced by Nowhere Sp. z o.o.
Supported by the Polish Film Institute and HBO Poland
Best Cinematography: Mitja Licen for The Tree (Slovenia)
Directed by Sonja Prosenc
Produced by Monoo
Coproduced by RTV Slovenija, NuFrame, Staragara
Supported by the Slovenian Film Center