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FESTIVALS: Park Wins the 24th European Film Festival Palić Featured

2017-07-25
Park, dir. Sofia Exarchou Park, dir. Sofia Exarchou

PALIĆ: The Greek / Polish coproduction Park, directed by Sofia Exarchou, received the Golden Tower for best film at the 24th European Film Festival Palić.

Twelve feature films competed in the Official Selection, while ten films were selected in the Parallels and Encounters competition programme. Other sections were Young Spirit of Europe, Croatia in Focus, New Hungarian Film, Eco Dox, Short Matters etc.

European Film Festival Palić was selected as one of the 26 EFFE (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe) Laureates by the EFFE International Jury. The EFFE Award Ceremony will take place on 18 September 2017 during the Arts Festivals Salon in Brussels.

The 24th European Film Festival Palić took place from 15 to 21 July 2017.

WINNERS:

The Golden Tower for Best Film:

Park (Greece, Poland)
Directed by Sofia Exarchou
Produced by Faliro House Productions
Coproduced by Madants Sp. z.o.o., Neda Films
Supported by the Polish Film Institute

Palić Tower for Best Director:

Helene Hegemann for Axolotl Overkill (Germany)

Special Mention:

A Brief Excursion / Kratki izlet (Croatia)
Directed by Igor Bezinović
Produced by Studio Pangolin
Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC)

Critics’ Jury Award for Best Film in the Parallels and Encounters Programme:

Quit Staring at My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)
Directed by Hana Jušić
Produced by Kinorama
Coproduced by Beofilm, Hrvatska radiotelevizija 
Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), Danish Film Institute, Eurimages