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Winners of the 11th Edition of ZagrebDox Announced

04.03.2015

The most prestigious distinctions on this year's ZagrebDox festival went to the feature documentaries "Virunga", directed by Orlando von Einsiedel (UK), and "Cain's Children" by Hungarian director Marcell Gerö.

ZagrebDox Winners: E. Emric, M. Gerö, D. Nagy, I. Bezinovic

The films were awarded the "Big Stamp" as the best films in international competition (Virunga) and the category for regional competition (Cain's Children). The little stamp award went to "Another Hungary - The Life Of A Village - Fragments", directed by Dénes Nagy (Hungary). In addition to the main awards, the international and regional juries credited the following productions with "Special Mentions":

"Garden Lovers", directed by Virpi Suutari (Finland)
"Something Better to Come", directed by Hanna Polak (Denmark)
"Russian", directed by Damir Ibrahimović and Eldar Emrić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
"Verdua - A Film About Bojan", directed by Igor Bezinović, Croatia

The complete list of awards and distinctions can be found on the ZagrebDox website:
zagrebdox.net/en/2015/news/11th_zagrebdox_winners_announced

ZagrebDox is an international documentary film festival taking place in Zagreb every year, in late February / early March. Launched in 2005, the festival is intended to provide audiences and experts insights into the documentary film landscape, stimulate national documentary production and boost international and regional cooperation in co-productions.

Apart from screenings, the festival usually organizes workshops, presentations and pitching forums designed to help aspiring film authors in developing their projects. In addition to the official competition program (which is divided into a regional and an international category), the festival often features retrospectives of well-known authors and various national cinemas.

Source: ZagrebDox Online | Virunga | Cain's Children