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TIFF 2019 14-20 January



January 14-20 2019

Award winners at TIFF 2018

Valseka Grisebach recievs her Aurora Price, photo: Isak Dalsfelt
The Audience award went to CLOSE-KNIT, by Japanese director Naoko Ogigami. The Aurora Prize was awarded to WESTERN, by Valeska Grisebach. Both directors were guests at TIFF 2018.

Saturday seven prizes were awarded at Tromsø International Film Festival's official closing ceremony. Valeska Grisebach's WESTERN (Germany, Bulgaria and Austria) won this year’s main prize, the AURORA at Tromsø International Film Festival. Grisebach has been a guest at the festival and were present at the ceremony.

ANGELS WEAR WHITE (China and France, 2017) by Vivian Qu received the International Critic’s Award FIPRESCI.

The Tromsø Palm, for best film in TIFF’s short and documentary program Films from the North went to I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, CONNY by Amada Kernell.

The Don Quijote Prize is awarded by FICC, the International Federation of Film Societies. This year’s award went to SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenović. The Norwegian Peace Film Award was awarded to

The Faith in Film Award is presented to the film that best contributes to a better understanding of the significance of religion in the daily lives of modern people. The award was given for the first time last year, and this year’s winner was TIFFs opening film PER FUGELLI – SISTE RESEPT (Norway) by Erik Poppe.

The Tromsø Audience Award, which is voted on by all the movie lovers who have filled the cinemas in Tromsø this week, was presented to CLOSE-KNIT by the Japanese director Naoko Ogigami.

Congratulations to all the winners!