BRATISLAVA: Norway’s Blind Spot directed by Tuva Novotny was awarded best film at the 20th Bratislava International Film Festival (29 November - 2 December 2018). The competition section showed first and second films.
The festival also had a section dedicated to films from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, consisting of five full-length films and five short films.
Along with screenings in Bratislava, the festival has satellite screenings in three smaller towns in Slovakia.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Best Film:Blind Spot (Norway)Directed by Tuva Novotny
Best Director:Meryem Benm'Barek for Sofia (France, Qatar)
Best Actress:Christine Sønderris for Cutterhead (Denmark)Directed by Rasmus Kloster Bro
Best Actor:Aset Imangaliev for Suleiman Mountain (Russia, Kyrgyzstan)Directed by Elizaveta Stishova
Special Award:José (Guatemala)Directed by Li Cheng
FIPRESCI Award:Crystal Swan (Belarus, Germany, USA, Russia)Directed by Darya Zhuk
Prize of the Student Jury:Blossom Valley (Hungary)Directed by László Csuja