Austrian-German-Somalian film Will My Parents Come to See Me from director Mo Harawe won the Grand Prize for Best Short Film in the International Competition at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival over the weekend. The Jury Prize of the International Competition went to Vincent René-Lortie for his film Invincible while Arthur Thomas-Pavlowsky’s La lutte est une fin (Struggle Is the End) won the Award for Best French Film.
Below is the full list of winners.
International Grand Prix: Will My Parents Come To See Me by Mo Harawe (Austria/Germany/Somalia)
International Special Jury Prize: Invincible Vincent René-Lortie (Canada)
International Audience Prize: Nothing Holier Than a Dolphin by Isabella Margara (Greece)
Award For Outstanding Performance: Lena Papaligoura in Airhostess-737 by Thanasis Neofotistos (Greece)
Award For Best Animation: The Garbage Man by Laura Gonçalves (Portugal)
Award For Best European Film – European Film Awards Candidacy: Las Visitantes (Women Visiting A City) by Enrique Buleo (Spain/France)
International Student Prize: Um Caroço De Abacate (An Avocado Pit) by Ary Zara (Portugal)
Canal+ / Ciné+ Award: Åsnelandet (Donkeyland) by Bahar Pars (Sweden)
Best Queer Short Award: Um Caroço De Abacate (An Avocado Pit) by Ary Zara (Portugal)
Award For Best Documentary: Majmouan (Subtotals) by Mohammadreza Farzad (Poland/Germany/Iran)
“Fernand Raynaud” Award For Best Comedy: Las Visitantes (Women Visiting A City) by Enrique Buleo (Spain/France)
The International Competition Jury consisted of Cristèle Alves Meira, Lionel Baier, Julie Bertuccelli, Ho Wi-Ding and Stacey Rozich.
National Grand Prix: La lutte est une fin (Struggle Is the End) by Arthur Thomas-Pavlowsky
National Special Jury Prize: Fairplay by Zoel Aeschbacher (France/Switzerland)
National Audience Prize: Tondex 2000 by Jean-Baptiste Leonetti
Award For Outstanding Performance: Chanel Victor in Anansi by Aude N’guessan Forget
Award For Best Original Score: Jako Maron for the score of Sèt Lam by Vincent Fontano
National Student Prize: Ressources humaines (Human Resources) by Trinidad Plass Caussade, Titouan Tillier and Isaac Wenzek
Canal+ Award: Tondex 2000 by Jean-Baptiste Leonetti
Best Queer Short Award – Special Mention: La lutte est une fin (Struggle Is the End) by Arthur Thomas-Pavlowsky
SACD Award For Best French-Speaking Animation: Écorchée (Skinned) by Joachim Hérissé
SACD Award For Best Debut Live Action Short: I Kemi Varros Baballarët by Hekuran Isufi
Télérama Press Prize: I Once Was Lost by Emma Limon (France/USA)
The National Competition was made up of Bastien Dubois, Alain Guiraudie, Claude Le Pape, Rabah Nait Oufella and Fanny Sidney.
LAB Grand Prix: Hideous by Yann Gonzalez (UK)
LAB Special Jury Prize: The Debutante by Elizabeth Hobbs (UK)
LAB Audience Prize: Scale by Joseph Pierce (UK)
LAB Student Prize: Fantasy In a Concrete Jungle by Mehedi Mostafa (Bangladesh)
The Lab Competition Jury consisted of Ivete Lucas, Valérie Mréjen and Wu Ke-Xi.
Other Partner Awards
Special Effects Award By Adobe: Buurman Abdi (Neighbour Abdi) by Douwe Dijkstra (The Netherlands)
Festivals Connexion Award: 45th Parallel by Lawrence Abu Hamdan (UK)
Youtube Award For Best Live Action Short & Cnc/Talent Scholarship: Hippocampe by Éléonore Costes and Amaury Dequé (France) and Le figuier by Jimmy Conchou (France)
Photo credits: Courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.