LJUBLJANA: The Ljubljana IFF (LIFFe, www.liffe.si) awarded its main prize, the
Kingfisher Award, to Take Shelter
directed by Jeff Nichols, at the festival's closing ceremony on 19 November
The Dragon Audience Award went to Beyond directed by Pernilla August, with an average score of 4.67.
The FIPRESCI was given to Historias
que so existem quando lembradas directed by Julie
The External World directed
by David O'Reilly won the Best Short Film Award, and Croatian director Juraj
Lerotic received a special mention in the category for Onda vidim Tanju.
Slovenian films were awarded
in the Itak Director Competition. First prize went to Simetrija directed by Manja Potočnik; second
prize went to Kriza by Mitja Mlakar,
Mojca Pernat, Miha Šubic, and Nejc Petek;
and third prize: film Say No to
TV by Tadej Resnik and Dejan
festival screened 143 films in Ljubljana and Maribor, Slovenia's second city,
registering 48,531 visitors.
was cosponsored by the EU MEDIA Programme.