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"Walking on the Wild Side," "The Dog Pound" and "Old Joy" Take Rotterdam Tigers

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire February 3, 2006 at 8:56AM

Awards for the 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced Friday evening Dutch time. The three VPRO Tiger Awards were presented to "Walking on the Wild Side" (Lia Xiao Zi) by Han Jie (China, France), "The Dog Pound" (La Perrera) by Manuel Nieto Zas (Uruguay, Argentina, Canada, Spain), and "Old Joy" by Kelly Reichardt (United States). Each VPRO Tiger Award comes with a prize of 10,000 euros and guaranteed broadcast by Dutch public television network VPRO. The jury of the international association of film critics FIPRESCI awarded its prize to "Madeinusa" by Claudia Llosa (Peru, Spain). Fourteen films by first or second filmmakers competed in the VPRO Tiger Awards competition. The Tiscali Audience Award will be announced Saturday. [Brian Brooks]
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Awards for the 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam were announced Friday evening Dutch time. The three VPRO Tiger Awards were presented to "Walking on the Wild Side" (Lia Xiao Zi) by Han Jie (China, France), "The Dog Pound" (La Perrera) by Manuel Nieto Zas (Uruguay, Argentina, Canada, Spain), and "Old Joy" by Kelly Reichardt (United States). Each VPRO Tiger Award comes with a prize of 10,000 euros and guaranteed broadcast by Dutch public television network VPRO. The jury of the international association of film critics FIPRESCI awarded its prize to "Madeinusa" by Claudia Llosa (Peru, Spain). Fourteen films by first or second filmmakers competed in the VPRO Tiger Awards competition. The Tiscali Audience Award will be announced Saturday. [Brian Brooks]