Winners of 13th Five Flavours AFF announced!
Grand Prix of the New Asian Cinema competition was awarded to "Balloon" directed by Pema Tseden. Special Mention went to "And Your Bird Can Sing" by Sho Miyake.
People's Jury consisted of Robert Jarosz, Igor Kierkosz, Irena Kołtun, Basia Majchrowicz, Aleksander Młyński, Łukasz Mizerski, Paweł Mizgalewicz, Marta Pęcak, Maja Soś, Szymon Szeszuła, Jakub Zawodniak.
Grand Prix awarded by People's Jury:
dir. Pema Tseden
For a precisely constructed tale about the helplessness of an individual who faces multilevel oppression. For presentation of the universal tension between nature and culture in local colouring. For lightness and maturity in the approach to the complex theme. People’s Jury awards the Grand Prix to the film “BALOON” directed by Pema Tseden.
Special Mention awarded by People's Jury:
And Your Bird Can Sing
Kimi no tori wa utaeru
dir. Sho Miyake
For memorable contemplation of small town spaces and capturing the ephemeral spirit of relations between young people. For a mesmerising atmosphere of the inevitable end of summer.