Wednesday, January 21, 2009

2009 Tromsø International Film Festival Award Winners

From January 13th to 18th the fest took place in Norway and screened 83 feature films and 55 short films in 9 program sections. Here are some of the award winners.

Aurora Prize: Revanche, Gotz Spielman, Austria
FIPRESCI Award: Revanche, Gotz Spielman, Austria
Don Quijote Prize: C’est pas Moi, Je le Jure! (It’s Not Me, I Swear!), Philippe Flardeau, Canada (black humor about childhood and loneliness… interesting)
Norwegian Peace Film Award: Waltz With Bashir, Ari Folman, Israel
The Tromsø Palm: Cairn, Hanne Larsen, Norway
Silver Audience Award: Shooting the Sun, Pål Jackman, Norway

To check all the films by category/program go here.

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