Grand Prix by Orange

Grand Prix by Orange

The GRAND PRIX – by ORANGE, worth 10,000 €, was presented during the Festival's award ceremony on 16th March 2019 at Kinepolis Kirchberg.

The International Jury made up of Pablo Trapero (president), Lior Ashkenazi, Martina Gusmán, Joachim Lafosse, Govinda Van Maele and Juliette Welfling gave the GRAND PRIX – BY ORANGE to:

RAY & LIZ
by Richard Billingham

Honourable Mention:
THE MAN WHO SURPRISED EVERYONE (TCHELOVEK KOTORIJ UDIVIL VSEH) by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov

“For the courage and passion poured by the filmmakers into this unconventional and moving love story, brilliantly filmed with an impeccable and original mise-en-scène, the Special Mention goes to THE MAN WHO SURPRISED EVERYONE by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov.

The Grand Prix by Orange Luxembourg is awarded to an artistically radical film, profound, authentic and compassionate that portrays a universal social reality. Made with integrity, it incites strong emotions in the audience and confronts them with our human condition that is harsh, but needs to be faced. The Grand Prix goes to RAY & LIZ by Richard Billingham.”

 

Previous Winners:

  • 8th Edition - 2018
    FOXTROT
    by Samuel Maoz

    Honourable Mention
    PITY
    by Babis Makridis
     
  • 7th Edition - 2017
    THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE (TOIVON TUOLLA PUOLEN)
    by Aki Kaurismäki
     
  • 6th Edition - 2016
    LAND OF MINE (UNDER SANDET)
    by Martin Zandvliet
     
  • 5th Edition - 2015
    THE LESSON (UROK)
    by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov
     
  • 4th Edition - 2014
    MANUSCRIPTS DON'T BURN (DAST-NEVESHTEHAA NEMISOOZAND)
    by Mohammad Rasoulof

    Honourable Mention
    OF HORSES AND MEN (HROSS Í OSS)
    by Benedikt Erlingsson
     
  • 3rd Edition - 2013
    FILL THE VOID (LEMALE ET HA'ḤALAL)
    by Rama Burshtein

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