“Etoiles et Toiles” of European Cinema, 9th edition (7-28 October 2008)

A jury comprising Ambassadors and senior Council of Europe officials, chaired by Mr Bruno Gain, Permanent Representative of France, awarded the two Prizes at a ceremony on Wednesday 22 October attended by Jacques Toubon, President of Eurimages.
The Odyssée cinema/Council of Europe Human Rights prize was presented by Mrs Maud de Boer-Buquicchio for: “Snow” (Snijeg), by Aïda Begic, a co-production between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany and France.
The special prize for artistic creation was presented by Mr Bruno Gain for: “Wild Blood” (Sanguepazzo), by Marco Tullio Giordana, a co-production between Italy and France.