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Award Winners for Brussels Film Festival Announced with Top Honors to 'Of Horses and Men'

Photo of Brandon Latham By Brandon Latham | Indiewire June 16, 2014 at 1:59PM

The recently wrapped Brussels Film Festival in Belgium has announced its jury award winners, headlined by Icelandic film "Of Horses and Men" taking home Best Film.
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Benedikt Erlingsson's 'Of Horses and Men'
Benedikt Erlingsson's 'Of Horses and Men'

The recently wrapped Brussels Film Festival in Belgium has announced its jury award winners, headlined by Icelandic film "Of Horses and Men" taking home Best Film. The jury that selected the winning features was made up of industry stars with actors Hande Kodja, Anita Kravos, Olivier Rabourdin, Fabrizio Rongione and singer/songwriter Raphaël.

Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, "Of Horses and Men" tells six interwoven fables about rural life in Iceland. It was submitted for Foreign Language Oscar consideration, but was unselected. 

Other awards distributed included the Best First Feature title, which went to Swede Anna Odell for "The Reunion," an imagined autobiography focusing on what could have happened if fine-artist Odell had gone to her class reunion, which she was not invited to in real life.

The 13th Brussels Film Festival will take place from the 5th to the 13th of June 2015 in Flagey.

Check out the full slate of awards below:

 

AWARDS > LONG FEATURE FILMS – OFFICIAL COMPETITION

Official Competition

ACES - Alfonso Zarauza (Spain)

ARRETE OU JE CONTINUE – Sophie Fillières (France)

ARTICO – Gabriel Velázquez (Spain)

BROKEN HILL BLUES – Sofia Norlin (Sweden)

FAREWELL TO THE MOON – Dick Tuinder (Netherlands)

I AM YOURS – Iram Haq (Norway)

MISS VIOLENCE – Alexandros Avranas (Greece)

OF HORSES AND MEN – Benedikt Erlingsson (Iceland)

SOMETHING MUST BREAK – Ester Martin Bergsmark (Sweden)

THE DARK VALLEY – Andreas Prochaska (Austria/Germany)

THE REUNION – Anna Odell (Sweden)

VIS-À-VIS – Nevio Marasovic (Croatia)

 

 

 

Golden Iris Award
Best film - value 10.000€. Official competition. 
10.000€ to the right keeper (distributor or seller or producer…).

OF HORSES AND MEN

by Benedikt Erlingsson (Iceland)

 

 

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White Iris Award
Best 1st film - value 2.500€. Official competition. 
2.500€ to the rights owner (distributor or seller or producer…) to promote the film in cinemas and festivals.

 

THE REUNION

by Anna Odell (Sweden)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Anna Odell

 

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Jury Award 
7.000€ to the director of the film for a next post production. Sponsored by Dame Blanche.

 

ACES

by Alfonso Zarauza (Spain)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Alfonso Zarauza

 

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Best Image Award
3.000€ to the director of the film for a next post production. Sponsored by Cinelab.

 

FAREWELL TO THE MOON

by Dick Tuinder (Netherlands)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Dick Tuinder

 

 

 

 

Best Screenplay Award
Official Competition. 2.000€ to the scriptwriter. Sponsored by SABAM.

 

I AM YOURS

by Iram Haq (Norway)

 

Screenplay Jury

Eric D’Agostino

Vincent Guillemot

 

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Cineuropa Award
Official Competition. Promotion award, value 5.000€.

 

VIS-À-VIS

by Nevio Marasovic (Croatia)

 

Cineuropa Jury

Domenico La Porta

 

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Fedex Cinephile Award
Official Competition. Help to send the film all over the world. Value 2500€.

 

THE REUNION

by Anna Odell (Sweden)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Anna Odell

 

Fedex Cinephile Jury

4 young cinema lovers

 

 

 

AWARDS > LONG FEATURE FILM – ALL SECTIONS

 


Audience Award Euromillions 
All sections.

 

THE DOUBLE

by Richard Ayoade (UK)

 

 

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RTBF TV Prize of Best Film
Distribution support 10.000€ - All sections. 
10.000€ to the rights owner for Belgium (distributor or seller or producer…).

 

THE REUNION

by Anna Odell (Sweden)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Anna Odell

 

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BeTV Prize of Best Film
Distribution support 5.000€ - All sections. 
5.000€ to the rights owner for Belgium (distributor or seller or producer…).

 

THE DARK VALLEY

by Andreas Prochaska (Austria/Germany)

 

 

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PRIME TV Prize of Best Film
Distribution support 5.000€ - All sections.

5.000€ to the rights owner for Belgium (distributor or seller or producer…).

 

FAREWELL TO THE MOON

by Dick Tuinder (Netherlands)

 

The prize was delivered to the director Dick Tuinder

 

 

 

 

AWARDS > MUSIC DOCS – INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

 

MUSIC DOCS AWARD

Acht : Broadcasting Support. 
Rec’N Roll Technical Sound Support : 5.000€

 

 

ZIVAN MAKES A PUNK FESTIVAL

by Ognjen Glavonic

 

 

Music Docs Jury

Raf Keunen

Sylvain Chauveau

Marc Lacroix

David Menessier

 

 

 

 


AWARDS > SHORT FILMS – NATIONAL COMPETITION

 

 

UPCB-UBPF/UCC-UFK/Studio L’Equipe Award

Best Short Film Award (1.500€)

 

CADET

by Kevin Meul

 

UPCB-UBPF/UCC-UFK Jury

Christian Collin

Gorik de Henau

Jonathan Lenaerts

 

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CINELAB / ARFF Award

Best Short Film Award (1500€)

 

MILLIONAIRES

by Stephane BERGMANS

 

Special mention :

BAD HUNTER by Sahim Omar Kalifa

THE DANCING by Edith Depaule

 

ARFF Jury

André Buytaers

Güldem Durmaz

Philippe Lamensch

Vania Leturcq

Guillaume Senez

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