FESTIVALS: Epicentro Wins Makedox 2020

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    SKOPJE: The Austrian/French documentary Epicentro by Hubert Sauper won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 11th edition of MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, whose open-air screenings began on 19 and ended on 26 August 2020. The festival will continue online until 20 September 2020.

    The 11th edition of Makedox screens 67 films. The open-air screenings were held at the open-air cinema of Youth Cultural Center (MKC) and the Cinemateque of North Macedonia and the online screenings on the platform Cinesquare. This is the first time the festival has used a virtual platform. 

    The second edition of MakeCoProDox Forum which ended on 25 August 2020 was held only virtually.


    Onion Award for Best Film in the Main Competition:

    Epicentro (Austria, France)
    Directed by Hubert Sauper

    Young Onion Award for Best Film by First or Second Time Director:

    A Tunnel (Georgia, Germany)
    Directed by Nino Orjjnikidže, Vano Arsenishvili

    Onion Seed Award for Best Student Film:

    The Rex Will Sail In (Croatia)
    Directed by Josip Lukić

    Sliced Onion Award for Best Short Film:

    The Fantastic (Finland)
    Directed by Maija Blåfield 

    Moral Approach Award for Best Moral Approach in Film:

    Acasă, My Home (Romania, Finland, Germany)
    Directed by Radu Ciorniciuc

    Special Mention:

    Speak so I Can See You (Serbia, Croatia, Qatar)
    Directed by Marija Stojnić