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FESTIVAL AWARDS 2019

The Awards Presentation for the sixteenth CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival Linz took place on April 29 in the Ursulinensaal of the Upper Austrian Culture Quarter. Following awards were presented:

CROSSING EUROPE Competition - Fiction

CROSSING EUROPE Award - Best Fiction Film
€ 10.000,- powered by Federal Province of Upper Austria / Department of Culture
TCHELOVEK KOTORIJ UDIVIL VSEH / THE MAN WHO SURPRISED EVERYONE
Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov, RU/EE/FR 2018

// The film will be shown on the 30th of April, 2019 at 5:45 pm in the City-Kino

Special Mention

LIGHT AS FEATHERS
Rosanne Pel, NL 2018

Special Mention – for the actor Zejhun Demirov
ORAY
Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay, DE 2019


CROSSING EUROPE Audience Award - Best Fiction Film

€ 1.000,- powered by Crossing Europe & non-cash prizes sponsored by ray filmmagazin & PARK INN by Radisson Linz – First Hotel Partner
IRINA
Nadejda Koseva, BG 2018

// The film will be shown on the 1st of May, 2019 at 8:30 pm in the City-Kino

CROSSING EUROPE Competition - Documentary

CROSSING EUROPE Social Awareness Award - Best Documentary
€ 5.000,- powered by gfk-Gesellschaft für Kulturpolitik OÖ
HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT / HEIMAT IS A SPACE IN TIME
Thomas Heise, DE/AT 2019

Special Mention
SRBENKA
Nebojša Slijepčević, HR 2018 

Special Mention
TRANSNISTRA
Anna Eborn, SE/DK/BE 2019

// Srbenka will be shown on the 4th of June, 2019 in CENTRAL Linz - in cooperation with the gfk Gesellschaft für Kulturpolitik OÖ.
// HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT will be in Austrian cinemas this fall, starting on the 8th of November. (Distribution: Filmgarten).  

YAAAS! Competition

CROSSING EUROPE Award – YAAAS! Jugendjury
€ 2.000,- powered by Crossing Europe
POSLEDICE / CONSEQUENCES
Darko Štante, SI/AT 2018

// The film will be shown on the 1st of May, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the City-Kino

CROSSING EUROPE Competition – Local Artist

CROSSING EUROPE Award - Local Artist
€ 5.000,- powered by Land Oberösterreich / Kultur
€ 2.000,- Gift Certificate for The Grand Post - Audio & Picture Post Production

Cash Prize (€ 5.000):                         
BEWEGUNGEN EINES NAHEN BERGS / MOVEMENTS OF A NEARBY MOUNTAIN
Sebastian Brameshuber, AT 2019

// The film will be shown on the 1st of May, 2019 at 8:00 pm in the City-Kino

Non-Cash Prize (€ 2.000)
FLEISCHWOCHEN
Joachim Iseni, AT 2018

CROSSING EUROPE Innovative Award - Local Artist
€ 3.500,- powered by OÖ Kulturquartier
ANIMISTICA
Nikki Schuster, AT/DE/MX 2018

// The film will be shown on the 1st of May, 2019 at 8:00 pm in the City-Kino

CREATIVE REGION MUSIC VIDEO Award
€ 1.500,- powered by CREATIVE REGION Linz & Upper Austria
FAHRVERGNÜGEN - CHRIS IMLER
Dagmar Schürrer, AT/DE 2018