Visions du Réel 2021: The complete winners

    The Grand Jury Prize of Visions du Réel 2021 went to the American-Ethiopian-Qatari co-production Faya Dayi by Jessica Beshir.

    In addition, the film also won the FIPRESCI Award, presented for the first time at Visions du Réel. In the Burning Lights Competition, Looking for Horses by Stefan Pavlović is awarded the main prize, sponsored by the Canton of Vaud. Fisnik Maxville wins the national competition with Nostromo. See the complete list of Visions du Réel 2021 winners below.

    Visions du Réel 2021 winners

    • Grand Jury Prize: Faya Dayi, by Jessica Beshir
    • Special Jury Award: 1970, by Tomasz Wolski & Les Enfants terribles, by Ahmet Necdet Cupur
    • Burning Lights Competition: Looking for Horses, by Stefan Pavlović
    • Special Jury Award (BLC): Splinters, by Natalia Garayalde
    • Special Mention (BLC): The Great Void, by Sebastian Mez
    • National Competition: Nostromo, by Fisnik Maxville
    • Special Jury Award in the National Competition: Chronicles of That Time, by Maria Iorio and Raphaël Cuomo
    • Medium Length: Strict Regime, by Nikita Yefimov
    • Special Mention Medium Length: My Quarantine Bear, by Weijia Ma
    • Short Film: The Communion of My Cousin Andrea, by Brandán Cerviño
    • Short Film: If You See Her, Say Hello, by Hee Young Pyun and Jiajun Oscar Zhang
    • Special Mention Short Film: The City of the Sun, by Maria Semenova
    • Youth Jury Award – Medium Length Film: Trees in Summer, by Suyu Lee
    • International Critics Award – FIPRESCI Award: Faya Dayi, by Jessica Beshir
    • Interreligious Award: Little Palestine (Diary of a Siege), by Abdallah Al-Khatib
    • Zonta Award: Pushing Boundaries, by Lesia Kordonets
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