2 films supported by Eurimages awarded at the Venice Film Festival
Two Eurimages-supported films feature in the official awards of the 69th Venice International Film Festival which ended last week-end at the Lido:
- Paradise: Faith, Ulrich Seidl’s second feature in the Paradise trilogy (AT, FR, DE) selected in the official competition obtained the Special Jury Prize. This film was also awarded the CinemAvvenire Award for Best Film of Venezia 69.
- Tango Libre, a co-production between Belgium, France and Luxembourg directed by Frédéric Fonteyne and selected in the competition Horizons (Orizzonti) obtained the Special Orizzonti Jury Prize.
As part of the collateral awards, the film The Fifth Season by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, a Belgian-Dutch co-production also supported by Eurimages and selected in the official competition, was awarded the Arca CinemaGiovani Award for Best Film of Venezia 69 as well as the Green Drop Award.