Cyprus Short Film Fest Winners to be Screened in Nicosia


    CYPRUS: The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus in collaboration with Le jour le plus Court (Short Film Day) are coming together on 21 December in Nicosia for a screening of awarded short films from its latest edition.

    The films will be screened on the shortest day of the year and the event is organized and supported by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, Nicosia Municipality and the Rialto Theatre.

    Screenings Programme:

    Best Director Award in the National Competition: Forever Young (Greece)
    Directed by Spiros Charalambous

    Best Documentary Award: Giovanni and the Water Ballet (Netherlands)
    Directed by Astrid Bussink

    First Prize for Best National Film: Out of Sight (Cyprus)
    Directed by David Hands & Christina Georgiou

    Special Mention: My Stuffed Granny (UK)
    Directed by Effie Pappa

    Best Cinematography Award in the National Competition: Downhill (Cyprus)
    Directed by Stelios Kammitsis

    Second Prize for Best Short Film (shortlisted among the ten finalists for the Oscar Nomination in the Live Action Short category): Ave Maria (France, Spain, Palestine)
    Directed by Basil Khalil

    Second Prize for Best National Film: Austerity (Cyprus)
    Directed by Renos Gavris

    Best Documentary Award: Villages of the Absent (Lebanon)
    Directed by Omar Shami Nasr

    Special Mention: Always Tired (Germany)
    Directed by Jochen Kuhn

    Special Mention: Boomerang (Cyprus)
    Directed by Christos Nikolaou

    Special Mention: Our Father’s Sons (Denmark)
    Directed by Ulaa Salim

    Best Editing, National Competition and Special Mention for the lead actress: Anorak (Cyprus)
    Directed by Alexandra Matheou

    First Prize for Best Short Film: Quite Mujo (France)
    Directed by Ursula Meier

    Best Director Award in the International competition: Hole (Canada)
    Directed by Martin Edralin

    Student Jury Award for Best Music Video: Na Statho Sta Podia Mou (Cyprus)
    Directed by Leonidas Mpalafas and Nikiforos Zervakis