Visions du Reel 2020 winners-featured

The 51st Visions du Réel has come to a close. This special digital edition was held on 17 April to 2 May 2020 in light of the current Coronavirus pandemic. With some of its featured films still available online, the festival also released its complete list of winners.

International Feature Film Competition
Best Feature Film: Punta Sacra, Dir. Francesca Mazzoleni (Italy)
Most Innovative Film: Anerca, Breath of Life, Dir. Markku Lehmuskallio and Johannes Lehmuskallio (Finland)
Special Mention: The Silhouettes, Dir. Afsaneh Salari (Iran, Philippines)
Special Mention: El Father Plays Himself, Dir. Mo Scarpelli (Venezuela, United Kingdom, Italy, United States)
Inter-Religious Award: Off the Road, Dir. José Permar (Mexico, United States)

Burning Lights International Competition
Best Medium Length or Feature Film: The Other One, Dir. Francisco Bermejo (Chile)
Most Innovative Medium-length or Feature Film: Pyrale, Dir. Roxanne Gaucherand (France)
Special Mention: The Disqualified, Dir. Hamza Ouni (Tunisia, France, Qatar)

National Competiton
Best Medium Length or Feature Film: Sapelo, Dir. Nick Brandestini (Switzerland)
Most Innovative Feature Film: Cows on the Roof, Dir. Aldo Gugolz (Switzerland)
Special Mention: Privé, Dir. Raphaël Holzer (Switzerland)

International Medium Length & Short Film Competition
Best Medium Length Film: Jungle, Dir. Louise Mootz (France)
Most Innovative Medium Length Film: An Ordinary Country, Dir. Tomasz Wolski (Poland)
Special Mention: Trouble Sleep, Dir. Alain Kassanda (Nigeria, France)
Best Short Film: My Own Landscapes, Dir. Antoine Chapon (France)
Special Mention: Bella, Dir. Thelyia Petraki (Greece)
Most Innovative Short Film: On Hold, Dir. Laura Rantanen (Finland)

Audience Award
Best Feature Film: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, …


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