TRIESTE: Bujar Alimani’s The Delegation received the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film at the 30th Trieste Film Festival (18-25 January 2019). The film is a coproduction between Albania, France, Greece and Kosovo.
The Croatian minority coproduction Chris the Swiss directed by Anja Kofmel was awarded the Alpe Adria Cinema Award (the Audience Award for the Best Documentary Film in competition) as well as the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Award.
Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski received the Eastern Star Award, Serbian director Želimir Žilnik received the Central European Initiative Award, and the film producer and director of the Sarajevo Film Festival Mirsad Purivatra was presented with the Cinema Warrior Award.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Trieste Award for Best Feature Film: The Delegation (Albania, France, Greece, Kosovo) Directed by Bujar Alimani
Alpe Adria Cinema Award:Chris the Swiss (Switzerland, Germany, Croatia, Finland)Directed by Anja Kofmel Produced by Dschoint Ventschr FilmproduktionCoproduced by Nukleus Film, ma.ja.de., IV Films
Osiride Brovedani Foundation Award:Last Call (Hungary)Directed by Hajni Kis
Corso Salani Award:My Home, in Libya (Italy)Directed by Martina Melilli
Sky Arte Prize:Ruben Brandt, Collector (Hungary)Directed by Milorad Krstić
Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa Award:Chris the Swiss (Switzerland, Germany, Croatia, Finland)Directed by Anja Kofmel
SNCCI Award for Best Film:Phantom Thread (USA, UK)Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
SNCCI Award for Best Italian Film:Dogman (Italy, France)Directed by Matteo Garrone
PAG Jury Award: The Delegation (Albania, France, Greece, Kosovo) Directed by Bujar Alimani
VR Hackathon Contest:Voci di Trieste (Italy)By Giulia Massolino, Anna Violato
Cineuropa Prize: The Load (Serbia, France, Croatia, Iran, Qatar) Directed by Ognjen Glavonić Produced by Non-Aligned Films Coproduced by Cinéma Defacto, Kinorama, Three Gardens Film Supported by Aide aux cinémas du monde — CNC, Eurimages, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Visions Sud Est, Film Center Serbia, Hubert Bals Fund, Doha Film Institute, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Eastern Star Award: Milcho Manchevski
Cinema Warrior Award: Mirsad Purivatra
Central European Initiative Award: Želimir Žilnik