Critical Zone won the Golden Leopard in Locarno’s international competition, while Dreaming & Dying took the same honours in Cinema of the Present.
Second part of Streamlined’s Cannes recap looks at China, Middle East and South Asian participation in the market.
List of titles selected for Cannes Official Selection, Critics Week and Directors Fortnight from Asia, Africa and the Middle East with sales agents.
Cameroonian filmmaker Cyrielle Raingou’s Le Spectre De Boko Haram was presented with the Tiger Award at this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Psychological thriller The Beasts, directed by Spain’s Rodrigo Sorogoyen, won three awards at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival, including the Tokyo Grand Prix, best director and best actor for Denis Menochet.
Saudi Arabia is now the biggest box office territory in the Middle East, but its local film industry is still in the very early stages of development.
A New Old Play was named best film in the Chinese section, while Mediterranean Fever took best film in the World section.
Eric Gravel’s Full Time was presented with best director and best actress at fifth edition of the awards.