Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 26th FilmFestival Cottbus has demonstrated once again the great appeal of Central and Eastern European cinema. These cineastic treasures don't remain unacknowledged internationally, but go on to win laurels at other film festivals as well. Find out here which awards have been conferred to our 2016 edition's films since the festival week.

ANAS CKHOVREBA/ANNAS LEBEN

17. Arras Film Festival
- Silver Atlas for best director


BABAI

(Cottbus 2015 Prize for Best Debut Film)

FernsehfilmFestivals in Baden-Baden
- Rising Directing Talent "MFG-Star"

DOBRA ŽENA/A GOOD WIFE
27. Ljubljana International Film Festival
- “Kingfisher” Award for the best film in the section “Perspectives”
 
28. Trieste Film Festival
- Audience Award for the Best Feature Film in competition

HOME SWEET HOME
14. Tirana International Film Festival
- FIPRESCI-Prize
- Award for best screenplay

SEMYA OFFLINE/FAMILY OFFLINE
14. International Short and Independent Film Festival, Dhaka,  Bangladesh
- Award for Best Short Film

TISZTA SZÍVVEL/KILLS ON WHEELS

(Cottbus 2016 FIPRESCI-Prize, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury)

57. Thessaloniki International Film Festival
- Golden Alexander 'Theo Angelopoulos' for best full-length feature film
- Award for best Actor to Zoltán Fenyvesi, Szabolcs Thuróczy and Ádám Fekete

17. Arras Film Festival
- 'Coup de Cœur du Jury' (Jury's Favourite 'Love at first sight')
- Critics' Award
- Audience Award 
- Young People's Choice (Prix Regards Jeunes)


OSTATNIA RODZINA/THE LAST FAMILY
(Cottbus 2016 Prize for Best Debut Film, Prize for Outstanding Actor)
- January 2017: „Paszport Polityka“ (Award of the Polish Newspaper „Polityka“)

10. Lisbon&Estoril Film Festival
- Award for Best Film 'Jaeger LeCoultre'
- Revelação-Award  for best director

Polish Film Awards Orły 2017, 20.03.2017
- Aleksandra Konieczna for best actress
- Andrzej Seweryn for best actor
- Best script for Robert Bolesto
- Debut Prize für Jan P. Matuszyński  
 
Sofia International Film Festival
- special award of the Jury
 
Kino Pavasaris - Vilnius International Film Festival
- award for Best film in competition "New Europe - New Names"
 

ZOOLOGIYA/ZOOLOGIE 

(Cottbus 2016  Main Prize for Best Film)

23. Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”
- Victor Turov-Award for Best Film in the category "Youth on the March"


 RODINNÝ FILM/FAMILIENFILM
(Cottbus 2015, Award for an Outstanding Actor)
Czech Critics´Awards 2016

 


 COTTBUS-FILMS 2016 IN THE RACE FOR FOREIGN-LANGUAGE OSCAR

SKHVISI SAKHLI/HOUSE OF OTHERS (Georgia)

HOUSTON, IMAMO PROBLEM!/HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM! (Slovenia)

TISZTA SZÍVVEL/KILLS ON WHEELS (Hungary)

HOME SWEET HOME (Kosovo)

ZTRACENI V MNICHOVĚ/LOST IN MUNICH (Czech Republic)

EL ACOMPAÑANTE/THE COMPANION (Cuba)

 

Nominated for the European Film Awards 2016

CAÎNI/DOGS