FESTIVALS: Downstream to Kinshasa Wins ZagrebDox 2021

    Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi

    ZAGREB: Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi received the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which was held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021. My Uncle Tudor by Olga Lucovnicova was awarded the Big Stamp in the Regional Competition.

    Twenty titles, including 11 Croatian films, competed in the regional competition. The programme included various sidebar sections, such as State of Things, Controversial Dox, Masters of Dox, Teen Dox, as well as the new sections Love and Thriller Dox, as well as ZagrebDox Pro, the educational platform of the festival.

    ZagrebDox is supported by the City of Zagreb and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, while ZagrebDox Pro is supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA programme.


    International Competition Jury:

    Big Stamp Award:
    Downstream to Kinshasa (France, Belgium, the Democratic Republic of Congo)
    Directed by Dieudo Hamadi

    Special Mentions:

    Piedra Sola (Argentina)
    Directed by Alejandro Telémaco Tarraf
    Shadows of Your Childhood (Russia)
    Directed by Mihail Gorobčuk

    Regional Competition Jury:

    Big Stamp:
    My Uncle Tudor (Hungary, Portugal, Belgium)
    Directed by Olga Lucovnicova

    Special Mention:
    Punta Sacra (Italy)
    Directed by Francesca Mazzoleni

    Young Jury:

    Small Stamp Award (given to the best film by a young author):
    The Game (Switzerland)
    Directed by Roman Hodel

    Special Mentions:

    Punta Sacra (Italy)
    Directed by Francesca Mazzoleni
    Wake Up on Mars (Switzerland)
    Directed by Dea Gjinovci

    FIPRESCI Jury Award:
    The Wire (Slovenia, Croatia, Slovenia, Belgium)
    Directed by Tiha Gudac

    Movies That Matter Award Jury:

    Movies That Matter Award:
    The Earth Is Blue as an Orange (Ukraine, Lithuania)
    Directed by Irina Cilik

    Special Mentions:

    Radiograph of a Family (Iran)
    Directed by Firouzeh Khosrovani
    Holy Bread (Iran)
    Directed by Rahim Zabihi

    Teen Dox Award Jury:

    Teen Dox Award:
    Desert Dogs (Switzerland)
    Directed by Samuel Morris

    My Generation Award (given by the director of ZagrebDox, Nenad Puhovski):
    Avi Mograbi

    Audience Award:
    Love Around the World (Croatia)
    Directed by Anđela and Davor Rostuhar