Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 27th 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 2017 edition's films since the festival week.

POMEGRANATE ORCHARD | DER GRANATAPFELGARTEN 

7th Malatya International Film Festival, Turkey
Best Film Award of the International Competition 


WILD ROSES | WILDE ROSEN 

Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
STOCKHOLM IMPACT AWARD 2017 


THE LINE | DIE LINIE

18th Arras Film Festival, France
Golden Atlas - Grand Jury Prize 


ARRHYTHMIA | ARRHYTHMIA 

18th Arras Film Festival, France 
Special Mention of the Jury, Critics’ Award 


LOVELESS | LOVELESS

European Film Awards
- European Cinematographer 2017 – Prix Carlo di Palma
- European Composer 2017

Camerimage – 25th International Filmfestival Bydgoszcz, Polen
MAIN COMPETITION: Silver Frog

15th Zagreb Film Festival 
- Rieka Audience Award 
- Together Again Best Film


SAMI BLOOD | SAMI BLOOD

Prize of the European Parliament 2017
LUX Film Prize

 

THE BASICS OF KILLING | DIE FAMILIE

15th Zagreb Film Festival, Croatia
Together Again Special Mention


OUT | OUT

16th Festival of European Film Cinedays, Macedonia 
Official Competition: Silver Star (Best Director)


DAYBREAK | TAGESANBRUCH

16th Festval of European Film Cinedays, Macedonia  
CineBalkan Competition: Golden Star (Best Film)

 



Awards for films of the 26th FilmFestival Cottbus:

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