PRAGUE: The French film Custody directed by Xavier Legrand was awarded best film in the New Europe competition of the 25th Prague International Film Festival Febiofest.
The festival took place from 15 to 23 March 2018, offering 445 screenings and 170 titles divided into 15 sections.
Ten debut and sophomore films competed in the New Europe competition.
At the closing ceremony on 22 March 2018, Catherine Deneuve and Leos Carax received Kristián Lifetime Achievement Awards. Special guests of this year´s festival also included Arnaud Desplechin and Charles Aznavour.
LIST OF WINNERS:
New Europe Competition Award: Custody / Jusqu'à la garde (France) Directed by Xavier Legrand
Amnesty International Febiofest Award: Insyriated (Belgium, France, Lebanon)Directed by Philippe Van Leeuw
Kristián Lifetime Achievement Awards:Catherine DeneuveLeos Carax