28-04-2015

FESTIVALS: Three Windows and a Hanging Wins Cyprus Film Days

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Impressions of a Drowned Man by Kyros Papavassiliou Impressions of a Drowned Man by Kyros Papavassiliou

NICOSIA: Three Windows and a Hanging, a coproduction between Kosovo and Germany, took the first prize of Cyprus Film Days. The festival ran from 17 to 26 April 2015.

For the first time this year, the festival introduced a National Competition Section, exclusively showcasing Cypriot productions. First prize in this section went to Impressions of a Drowned Man, a coproduction between Cyprus, Slovania and Greece, produced by Dry Tree Films, coproduced in Cyprus by Film Blades and in Slovenia by Restart.

Full list of Winners:

Best Film Award:

Three Windows and a Hanging (Kosovo, Germany)
Directed by Isa Qosja

Special Jury Award:

The Goob (United Kingdom)
Directed by Guy Myhill


Best Director Award:

Kyros Papavassiliou for Impressions of a Drowned Man (Cyprus, Slovenia, Greece)
Produced by Dry Tree Films
Coproduction with Film Blades (Cyprus) and Restart (Slovenia)
With the support of Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture (Cyprus Cinema Advisory Committee) and the Southeastern European Cinema Network

Audience Award:

Whiplash (USA)
Directed by Damien Chazelle

National Competition Section

Best National Film Award:

Impressions of a Drowned Man

Honorary Distinctions:

Difret / Difret (Ethiopia)
Directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari

Αctor Naveh Tzur in the film Valley (Israel)
Directed by Sophie Artus

Actress Irena Cahani in the film Three Windows and a Hanging

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