FNE at Cannes 2019: Sabine Groenewegen's Odyssey Wins Doc Alliance Award

    Odyssey by Sabine Groenewegen Odyssey by Sabine Groenewegen photo: Spectre productions

    CANNES: Sabine Groenewegen’s Dutch documentary Odyssey won the annual Doc Alliance Selection Award 2019, traditionally presented by seven key European festivals.

    The winning documentary takes a creative approach to archival materials and addresses the colonial heritage of the Netherlands and all of Europe. The director received the award on Tuesday, 21 May at the Cannes IFF.

    Ji.hlava IDFF was among the seven festivals contributing to the list of nominated films. The award, which is a project of DAFilms.com, has been given out annually since 2008.