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