Frederikke Aspöck’s “Out of Bounds” snagged the Golden Star grand prize at the Marrakech International Film Festival this weekend.
The Jury Prize also went to “Snowtown,” and Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio’s “Seven Acts of Mercy” was awarded the Jury Prize for Best Director.
The Cinécoles Short Film Prize went to Mohamed Aouad’s “L’Arroseur” with a special mention going to Alaa Akaaboune’s “Bebope.”
The feature film prizes were awarded by a jury including director Emir Kusturica, actress Jessica Chastain, director Nicole Garcia, actress Leïla Hatami, director Abdelkade Lagtaa, director Brillante Ma. Mendoza, director Radu Mihaileanu, actress Maya Sansa and director Aparna Sen.
The short film jury included actress Sigourney Weaver, Farida Benlyazid, Marie Gillain, Pascal Greggory and Pierre Salvadori.