“Inhebek Hedi” wins Athens Film Festival Award

cinepivates October 2, 2016 0

“Inhebek Hedi” by Mohamed Ben Attia was the film that won the Golden Athena Award, the main prize of Athens International Film Festival.

Closing ceremony took place on Saturday in Ideal cinema and after the awards, there was a screening of “Elle”, the new film by Paul Verhoeven.

Hedi a young man with great dream is struggling his way through social conventions in Tunisia. While his mother tries to decide his life for him, Hedi meets Rym and suddenly he discovers that his world goes beyond and above conventions.

The Awards

Golden Athena Award

Inhebek Hedi

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Director’s Award of the City of Athens

Operation Avalanche by Matt Johnson

Best Script

Under the Shadow by Babak Anvari

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Special Mention

La Tortue Rouge

Audience Award

La Tortue Rouge

The award for the section “Music and Film” was given to the very interesting “Eat that Question: Frank Zappa in his Own Words”.

Short Film Awards

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Best Film: Limbo by Konstantina Kotzamani

 

Second prize:  Fox by Jaqueline Lentzou

Best Director: Konstantina Kotzamani for Limbo

 

Best Script: Alexandros Skouras for Cube

Direction of Photography: Yorgos Karvelas for Limbo

Best Male Performance: Nikos Seginoglou for Fox

Best Female Performance: Elena Topalidou for Helga Ar I Lund

Special Prize: Aurelia

 

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