Men Don’t Cry Wins 15th Zagreb Film Festival

2017-12-20 04:36:42

Alen Drljevic’s coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany Men Don’t Cry continued its festival success story, winning the Best Film award at the 15th Zagreb Film Festival, which concluded on 19 November 2017.

The Golden Pram for best short Croatian film in the Checkers section went to "Cleaning Lady" directed by Matija Vukšić.

The festival also presented awards to the best participants in the Industry Section. The best script at the My First Script workshop went to the Hungarian "Impromptu", pitched by the screenwriter Horváth János Antal. The best pitch award at the Industry Youth! Pitching Forum went to two projects: "Planet" by Nikica Zdunić and Tajana Bakota (ADU) and "Šafarikova 19" by Lana Pavkov and Miloš Vučković (FDU Belgrade). Both projects won services from post-production studios.

The list of winning films follows:

Best Film: "Men Don’t Cry" (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany)

Special Mention: "Montparnasse Bienvenue" (France)

Checkers Best Croatian Short Film: "Cleaning Lady" (Croatia)

Best Short Film: "Student Union" (Hungary)

Rieka Audience Award: "Loveless" (Russia, France)

HT Audience Award: "Foxtrot" (Israel, Germany, France, Switzerland)

Best Youth Film: "Vincent" (France, Belgium)

Together Again Best Film: "Loveless" (Russia, France)

Together Again Special Mention: "The Basics of Killing" (Slovenia, Serbia)


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