Golden Tulip and People’s Choice Awards go to “Yumurta” – Council of Europe Film Award (FACE)
Eurimages’ supported film Yumurta ( ‘EGG’ – a Turkish-Greek co-production ) by Semih Kaplanoglu won the Golden Tulip award at the 27th Istanbul International Film Festival. “Yumurta” also got People’s Choice Award in the international competition. So far, this film has collected 28 awards at different festivals.
Council of Europe Film Award (FACE) - Li Yang and ''Mang Shan'' won the 2008 prize
During the closing ceremony of the 27th film festival on 19 April 2008, Deputy Secretary General Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, on behalf of Secretary General Terry Davis, presented the second FACE prize to Li Yang for his film ''Mang Shan / Blind Mountain'.