Saturday, 23 May 2015

BEYOND MY GRANDFATHER ALLENDE WINS FIRST L'OEIL D'OR


The l'Oeil d'Or is a new award at Cannes, presented to the best documentary screening as a part of any of the festival's several programmes. Fourteen films competed for the award, with the winner revealed as Marcia Tambutti's Beyond My Grandfather Allende from the Directors' Fortnight stream. The runner-up was also announced: Stig Bjorkman's Ingrid Bergman In Her Own Words received a Special Mention from the jury. It hails from this year's Cannes Classics stream.