AUDIENCE AWARD 2017 – BY ORANGE LUXEMBOURG
by Tim Sutton
The AUDIENCE AWARD was given to DARK NIGHT by Tim Sutton.
The AUDIENCE AWARD BY ORANGE LUXEMBOURG was presented to Robert Jumper, the film’s lead actor, during the festival's Awards Night on 10th March 2017 at Kinepolis Kirchberg.
Photo: Robert Jumper – Audience Award © CNA, Romain Girtgen
DOCUMENTARY AWARD 2017 – BY BGL BNP PARIBAS: 5,000€
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
de Raoul Peck
The Documentary Jury made up of VLADIMIR KOKH, ARNAUD LAMBERT, JÉRÔME LASSERRE and MATHIAS THÉRY has presented the DOCUMENTARY AWARD BY BGL BNP PARIBAS (worth 5,000 €) to Rémi Grellety (Velvet Film), producer of the film I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO by Raoul Peck.
“The film we wish to award the Grand Prix to, because it made us laugh, because it moved us, because it tackles a subject that we deem crucial in these dark times, because it tackles this subject in a very relevant and very original way, is The Other Side of Hope, by Aki Kaurismäki.”