Wednesday, 15 July 2015

BOB AND THE TREES WINS KARLOVY VARY CRYSTAL GLOBE


Out of 226 films, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2015 has found its one: Diego Ongaro's Bob and the Trees. Often considered a highly Euro-centric fest, Karlovy Vary's top choice this year was the American drama, starring non-professional Bob Tarasuk as a logger in Massachusetts with a love for gold and gangsta rap respectively. Full details of all of the prestigious festival's award choices below:

Crystal Globe
Bob and the Trees (Diego Ongaro)

Special Jury Prize
Those Who Fall Have Wings (Peter Brunner)

Best Director
Visar Morina (Babai)

Best Actor
Krystof Hadek (The Snake Brothers)

Best Actress
Alena Mihulova (Home Care)

Special Mention
Antonia. (Ferdinando Cito Filomarino)
The Magic Mountain (Anca Damian)

Europa Cinemas Label
Babai (Visar Morina)

Grand Prix for Best Documentary Film
Mallory (Helena Trestikova)

Best Documentary Film - Special Mention
The Father Tapes (Albert Meisl)

Best Film - East of West
The Wednesday Child (Horvath Lili)

Special Mention - East of West
The World Is Mine (Nicolae Constantin Tanase)

FIPRESCI Prize
Box (Florin Serban)

Forum of Independents Award
Tangerine (Sean Baker)

Festival President's Award
Iva Janzurova

Best Short Documentary Film
White Death (Roberto Collio)

Best Short Documentary Film - Special Mention
Women in Sink (Iris Zaki)