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Cannes ’11 | “The Letter” Nabs Top Cinéfondation Prize

Cannes '11 | "The Letter" Nabs Top Cinéfondation Prize

Doroteya Droumeva’s German student film “The Letter” received First Prize on behalf of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury today in Cannes. Second prize went to Kamal Lazraq’s French title “Drari,” while third went to South Korea’s Son Tae-gyum for “Fly by Night.”

Sixteen student films competed for the three prizes. They were selected out of 1,600 entries.

The awarded films will receive € 15,000 for the First Prize, € 11,250 for the second and € 7,500 for the third.

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