FNE at Kids Kino International Film Festival: Record Attendance and Canadian Win in Warsaw

    Racetime by Benoît Godbout Racetime by Benoît Godbout

    WARSAW: The Canadian animated film Racetime directed by Benoît Godbout won the main audience award at the 6th Kids Kino International Film Festival. A record number of over 28,000 viewers visited the nine-day festival, which took place in 23 cinemas across Poland. The festival concluded on 29 September 2019.

    The festival's programme included over 154 films from around the world, presented in eight sections. The main competition included 9 full-length films for viewers aged 4 to 12, including 6 premieres.

    Full list of winners:

    Fern Flower – the audience award
    Racetime (Canada)
    Firected by Benoît Godbout

    Fern Flower – the Journalist’s Award
    Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs (Latvia, Poland)
    Directed by  Edmunds Jansons Jacob
    Produced by Atom Art, Letko

    Special mention
    My Extraordinary Summer with Tess (Holland)
    Directed by Steven Wouterlood

    Fern Flower – Creator’s Award
    My Extraordinary Summer with Tess (Holland)

    Special mention
    Romy’s Salon (Holland, Germany)
    Directed by Mischa Kamp

    Fern Flower – ECFA Award
    Romy`s Salon (Holland, Germany)
    Directed by Mischa Kamp

    Special mention
    Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs (Latvia, Poland)

    SKSiL Jury Award
    Louis & Luca – Mission to the Moon (Norway)
    Directed by Rasmus A. Sivertsen

    Special mention:

    The Bear’s Famous Invasion of Sicily (France, Italy)
    Directed by Lorenzo Mattotti

    Racetime (Canada)

    Fern Flower – Film Discovery Jury Award
    Marona’s Fantastic Tale (Belgium, France)
    Directed by Anka Damian.

    Special mention

    Daniel (France)
    Directed by Marine Atlan.

    Children of the Snow Land (Nepal, UK)
    Directed by Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson.