Prizes for Filmfest-Premieres
Awards for NORTHWEST, THE ATTACK, A TOUCH OF SIN and WADJDA
THE ATTACK by Ziad Doueiri has been awarded the prize of the Frankfurt Book Fair as Best Film Adaption. It is based on a novel by Yasmina Kadhra.
At Abu Dhabi Film Festival A TOUCH OF SIN (Tian zhu ding) directed by Jia Zhangke won the Black Pearl Award as Best Narrative Film ($100,000). The Narrative Feature Competition presented a selection of 15 films.
NORTHWEST (Nordvest) has been awarded the NDR Film Prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck. Danish director Michael Noer shared the award for Best Feature with a Norwegian colleague.
Special Mention for WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour at BUSTER Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth.