Vision du Réel 2022: the complete winners

    Vision du Réel concluded on-site yesterday, Sunday, 17 April 2022 with online offering continuing through today. According to an early estimate, the Festival will close with approximately the same audience it attracted for its last physical edition held in Nyon in 2019.

    Over the weekend, full awards were handed out across Vision du Réel competition categories. For the first time since 2013, a Swiss film won the Grand Prix of Visions du Réel. See below for the full list of 2022 Vision du Réel winners.

    Vision du Réel 2022 winners

    • Grand Jury Prize: L’Îlot (dir. Tizian Büchi)
    • Special Jury Award: Bitterbrush (dir. Emelie Mahdavian)
    • Special Mention (International Competition): How to Save a Dead Friend (dir. Marusya Syroechkovskaya)
    • Jury Prize in the Burning Lights Competition: A Long Journey Home (dir. Wenqian Zhang)
    • Special Jury Award (Burning Lights): Herbaria (dir. Leandro Listorti)
    • Special Mention (Burning Lights): Europe (dir. Philip Scheffner)
    • Jury Prize in the National Competition: Fuku Nashi (dir. Julie Sando)
    • Special Jury Award in the National Competition: Le Film de mon père (dir. Jules Guarneri)
    • Jury Prize for the best Medium Length Film: Without (dir. Luka Papić)
    • Special Mention (Short/Medium Length): Jaime (dir. Francisco Javier Rodriguez)
    • Special Youth Jury Award for a Medium Length Film: Churchill, Polar Bear Town (dir. Annabelle Amoros)
    • Special Youth Jury Award for the best Short Film: Marianne (dir. Rebecca Ressler & Lara Porzak)
    • Audience Award: Fire of Love (dir. Sara Dosa)
    • Interreligious Award: Ma vie en papier (dir. Vida Dena)
    • Zonta Award: Fuku Nashi (dir. Julie Sando)
    • FIPRESCI Award: Steel Life (dir. Manuel Bauer)
    • Perception Change Award: Children of the Mist (dir. Hà Lệ Diễm)

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