SKOPJE: Polish documentary 21 x New York / 21 x Nowy Jork by Piotr Stasik won the Onion Award for Best Film in the main competition of the 8th edition of Makedox. The festival took place from 19 to 25 August 2017.
The 8th edition of Makedox screened over 60 films in five categories. This year's edition focused on visual narration.
Makedox is organised with the support of the Macedonian Film Agency, Creative Europe – MEDIA Sub-programme, the National Endowment for Democracy and the City of Skopje.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Onion Award for Best Film in the Main Competition:21 x New York / 21 x Nowy Jork (Poland)Directed by Piotr StasikProduced by Lava FilmsCoproduced by Telewizja Polska S.A.Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Young Onion Award for Best Film by First or Second Time Director:When the Earth Seems to be Light (Georgia, Germany)Directed by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David MeskhiProduced by GoslabCoproduced by ZazarfilmSupport by Adjara Regional Film Promotion Program and Georgian National Film Center
Onion Seed Award for Best Student Film:Close Ties / Więzi (Poland)Directed by Zofia KowalewskaProduced by Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association Coproduced by Katarzyna Zariczny Produkcja FilmowaSupport by the Polish Film Institute
Sliced Onion Award for the Best Short Film:I`m Not from Here / Yo no soy de aquí (Chile, Denmark, Lithuania)Directed by Giedrē Žickytē, Maite AlberdiProduced by Micromundo Producciones & MoonmakersCoproduced by FFA-Chile, the Danish Film Institute, Lithuanian Film Centre
Moral Approach Award for the Best Moral Approach in Film:Machines (India, Germany, Finland)Directed by Rahul Jain
Special Mention for Best Film by First or Second Time Director:Delicate Balance / Frágil Equilibrio (Spain)Directed by Guillermo García López
Special Mention for Best Short Film:Cucli (Spain)Directed by Xavier Marrades