FESTIVALS: Norway's Blind Spot Wins 20th Bratislava IFF

Blind Spot by Tuva Novotny Blind Spot by Tuva Novotny

BRATISLAVA: Norway’s Blind Spot directed by Tuva Novotny was awarded best film at the 20th Bratislava International Film Festival (29 November - 2 December 2018). The competition section showed first and second films.

The festival also had a section dedicated to films from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, consisting of five full-length films and five short films.

Along with screenings in Bratislava, the festival has satellite screenings in three smaller towns in Slovakia.


Best Film:
Blind Spot (Norway)
Directed by Tuva Novotny

Best Director:
Meryem Benm'Barek for Sofia (France, Qatar)

Best Actress:
Christine Sønderris for Cutterhead (Denmark)
Directed by Rasmus Kloster Bro

Best Actor:
Aset Imangaliev for Suleiman Mountain (Russia, Kyrgyzstan)
Directed by Elizaveta Stishova

Special Award:
José (Guatemala)
Directed by Li Cheng

Crystal Swan (Belarus, Germany, USA, Russia)
Directed by Darya Zhuk

Prize of the Student Jury:
Blossom Valley (Hungary)
Directed by László Csuja