The Wednesday Child Wins Trieste Film Festival

    The Wednesday Child by Lili Horváth The Wednesday Child by Lili Horváth

    TRIESTE: The Wednesday Child by Lili Horváth received the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film at the 27th Trieste Film Festival which took place from 22 to 30 January 2016.

    The three international competitions of the festival were dedicated to feature films, short films and documentaries. The winners were chosen, as usually, by the audience.

    A total of 22 projects from 19 countries were presented at the sixth edition of When East Meets West, the coproduction forum which took place on 24-26 January 2016.


    The Trieste Award for Best Feature Film: The Wednesday Child (Hungary, Germany)
    Directed by Lili Horváth

    Alpe Adria Cinema Award for Best Documentary: Under the Sun (Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, North Korea)
    Directed by Vitalij Manskij
    Produced by Vertov.Real Cinema
    Coproduced by Saxonia Entertainment, Hypermarket Film, MDR, Czech TV

    The Trieste Film Festival Shorts Award for Best Short Film: Dissonance (Germany)
    Directed by Till Nowak

    Other awards:
    The CEI (Central European Initiative) Award: The Prosecutor, the Defender, the Father and His Sin (Bulgaria, Netherlands, Sweden)
    Directed by Iglika Triffonova
    Produced by Klas Film
    Coproduced by Filmlance International AB, Phanta Vision Film International B.V

    The Salani Award (assigned by a Jury composed of Filippo D’Angelo, Patrizia Mancini and Massimo Tria): Banat (Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia)
    Directed by Adriano Valerio
    Produced by Movimento Film
    Coproduced by Parada Film, Ars Digital, KT Media & Cinema
    Supported by the MEDIA Programme, Mibac, the Romanian National Film Center, the Bulgarian National Film Center and the Macedonia Film Agency

    The SkyArte Prize: Master and Tatyana (Lithuania)
    Directed by Giedrė Zickytė
    Produced by Just a Moment

    The Mattador Award for Best Story offered by the Province of Trieste: L’amor fu (Italy)
    Directed by Sara Cavosi, Fabio Marson

    The project selected for Midpoint, Central European Script Center, Prague: Stuffed Life (Macedonia)
    Directed by Tamara Kotevska

    The Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Award: Chuck Norris vs. Communism (UK, Romania, Germany)
    Directed by Ilinca Calugareanu
    Produced by Vernon Films, Ratpac Documentary Films
    Coproduced by Passion Pictures, Impact Partners, HBO Europe, 4Proof Film

    #TSFFbacktoschool Prize (for a short film): Love on the Top of the World (Slovenia)
    Directed by Jan Cvitkovič