FIFDH 2023: the complete winners

The list of award winners from the 2023 FIFDH includes 11 outstanding films that, in the Creative Documentary Competition, explore the question of decolonisation of narratives; and, in the Fiction Competition, depict the tyranny of an arbitrary Iranian regime. The emancipation of women and the fight against femicides, as well as press freedom in Afghanistan are at the heart of the other award-winning films.

FIFDH 2023 awards

  • Grand Geneva Award: Aurora’s Sunrise (dir. Inna Sahakyan)
  • Prix Gilda Vieria de Mello Award: Colette et Justin (dir. Alain Kassanda)
  • Special Mention: Seven Winters in Tehran (dir. Steffi Niederzoll)
  • Youth Jury – Documentary: My Name is Happy (dir. Ayşe Toprak and Nick Read)
  • Fiction Grand Award: Beyond the Wall (dir. Vahid Jalilvand)
  • Youth Jury Prize – Fiction: A Room of My Own (dir. Ioseb “Soso” Bliadze)
  • Word Organisation Against Toptrture Prize: The Etilaat Roz (dir. Abbas Rezaie)
  • Storyboard Impact Award: My Name is Happy (dir. Ayşe Toprak and Nick Read)
  • Docs Up Fund Award: Scarlet Girls (dir. Paula Cury)
  • Sublimages Impact Award: Land of Women (dir. Aymar El Amir et Nada Riyadh)
  • Artopie Award: Je suis Noires (dir. Juliana Fanjul and Rachel M’Bon)

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