FESTIVALS: EKOFILM 2021 Announces Winners


    BRNO: Polish documentary The Whale from Lorino by Maciej Cuske received the prize of the Czech Minister of the Environment, while Czech director Filip Remunda won the Nature’s Beauty Competition with Czech Journal: Chickens, Virus and Us at the 47th edition of EKOFILM International Film Festival in Brno.

    A total of 25 films competed in three sections: Beauty of Nature, Central European Films, and Short Films. They were also eligible for the Prize of the Minister of the Environment for Best Film and the Prize of the Festival’s President.

    The festival was held 20-23 October 2021.


    Prize of the Minister of the Environment, Richard Brabec:
    The Whale from Lorino (Poland)
    Directed by Maciej Cuske

    Prize of the President of the Festival, Ladislav Miko:
    The Golden Land (Slovakia)
    Directed by Dominik Jursa

    Main Prize in Nature’s Beauty Competition:
    Czech Journal: Chickens, Virus and Us (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Filip Remunda

    Main Prize in Central European Films Competition:
    Glorious Bustards (Germany)
    Directed by Henry M. Mix, Boas Schwarz

    Best Short Film:
    A Community under Fire (Australia)
    Directed by Harrison and Matt Thane

    Click HERE for the press release.