Grand Jury Prize-43th Nashville Film Festival to Slovenian film A Trip

Great news from Nashville: Grand Jury Prize + awards for both main actors!

“A Trip (Izlet),” director Nejc Gazvoda’s story of the tension and conflict that arises when high school friends try to recapture their youth with a trip to the seaside, wowed the New Directors Competition jury, guided by actor Michael Chieffo (“Disclosure,” “Crimson Tide,” “Beginners”); renowned and prolific actress Beth Grant, the only actor in history to have appeared in three Academy Award winning Best Pictures and a Best Animated Feature, and Joe Pacheco, award-winning filmmaker of “After the Fall” and an Emmy-nominated cinematographer. The film not only picked up the New Directors Competition Grand Jury prize, but grabbed the jury’s award for Best Actor (Jure Henigman), Best Actress (Nina Rakovec) and a Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Cast.

New Directors Competition
Grand Jury Prize: “A Trip (Izlet)” (Nejc Gazvoda / Slovenia)
Co-Honorable Mention: “Welcome to Pine Hill” (Keith Miller / USA) and “Foreign Letters” (Ela Thier / USA)
Best Actor: Jure Henigman, “A Trip (Izlet)”
Best Actress: Nina Rakovec “A Trip (Izlet)”
Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Cast: “A Trip (Izlet)”