NICOSIA: Cypriot director Adonis Florides’ production Rosemarie won the Glocal Images Best Film Award at the 15th Cyrus Film Days International Festival held in Limassol and Nicosia from 27 April to 6 May 2017.
The festival showcased a total of 18 films in and out of competition from around the world, with 11 films competing for awards, including two local feature films. The festival also included the screening of a film dedicated to Pablo Larrain, midnight screenings, and workshops and masterclasses by internationally renowned cinematographers and directors.
At the festival’s closing ceremony, short films made at the film workshops by children and teenagers in the Cyprus Film Days for Children and Youth were screened.
The five-member international jury gave the following awards:
The Glocal Images Best Film Award
Rosemarie (Cyprus) Directed by Adonis Florides Produced by AMP Filmworks
The Glocal Images Special Jury Award
Invisible (Italy)Directed by Edoardo De Angelis
The Glocal Images Best Director Award
Godless (Bulgaria, Denmark) Directed by Ralitza Petrova Produced by Klas Film, Alcatraz Films, Snowglobe, Film Factory
Boy on the Bridge (Cyprus)Directed by Petros CharalambousProduced by AMP Filmworks
Student Jury Award
Harmonia (Israel)Directed by Ori Sivan
Indivisible (Italy) Directed by Edoardo De Angelis
For its soundtrack
Suntan (Greece, Germany) Directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos
For the performances by Elli Tringou and Makis Papadimitriou