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ZAGREBDOX 2018 Awards

Of Fathers and Sons and The Other Side of Everything triumph at ZagrebDox

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- Talal Derki has won the International Competition and the Movies That Matter Award, while Mila Turajlić was the victor in the Regional Competition, besides snagging other prizes

Of Fathers and Sons and The Other Side of Everything triumph at ZagrebDox
Director Mila Turajlić with her Big Stamp for The Other Side of Everything

The 14th ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival (25 February-4 March) wrapped at the weekend with an awards ceremony that saw Of Fathers and Sons [+see also:
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triumph in the International Competition and The Other Side of Everything [+see also:
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in the Regional Competition. 

Talal Derki's Sundance-winning film about future Al-Qaeda fighters won the Big Stamp in the International Competition, as well as the Movies That Matter Award. The jury, comprising Boris Poljak, Anna Zamecka and Harry Vaughn, gave out Special Mentions to Rati Oneli's City of the Sun [+see also:
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and Colombian filmmaker Juanita Onzaga's The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do.

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In the Regional Competition, the Big Stamp went to Mila Turajlić's IDFA-winning film The Other Side of Everything, which also picked up the FIPRESCI and Audience Awards. The jury, consisting of Liz McIntyre, Ralph Eue and Ognjen Glavonić, gave Special Mentions to Matjaž Ivanišin's Playing Men [+see also:
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and Croatian director Damian Nenadić's Days of Madness [+see also:
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, which had its world premiere at the festival.

The Little Stamp for Best Director Under 35 Years of Age went to Marta Prus for Over the Limit [+see also:
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. The Young Jury, comprising Zofia KowalewskaStanislav Semerdijev and Vlado Zrnić, gave a Special Mention to Liyana by Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp.

Special Mentions in the Movies That Matter competition, judged by Metod PevecKristian Novak and Maja Sever, went to Bernadet Tuza-Ritter's A Woman Captured [+see also:
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and Jan Gebert's When the War Comes [+see also:
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.

The Teen Dox Jury, composed of pupils from the Classical Gymnasium in Zagreb, opted for Russian filmmaker Kristina Kuzhakhmetova's Beauty and gave a Special Mention to Call Me Tony by Poland's Klaudiusz Chrostowski.

Finally, the My Generation Award, given out each year by ZagrebDox director Nenad Puhovski for a film by an author of his generation, went to Ai Weiwei for Human Flow [+see also:
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.

Here is the full list of award winners:

International Competition

Big Stamp
Of Fathers and Sons [+see also:
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- Talal Derki (Germany/Syria/Lebanon)
Special Mentions
City of the Sun [+see also:
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- Rati Oneli (Georgia/USA/Qatar/Netherlands)
The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do - Juanita Onzaga (Colombia)

Regional Competition

Big Stamp
The Other Side of Everything [+see also:
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- Mila Turajlić (Serbia/France/Qatar)
Special Mentions
Playing Men [+see also:
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- Matjaž Ivanišin (Slovenia/Croatia)
Days of Madness [+see also:
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 - Damian Nenadić (Croatia/Slovenia)

Young Jury

Little Stamp
Over the Limit [+see also:
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 - Marta Prus (Poland/Germany/Finland)
Special Mention
Liyana - Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp (Swaziland/USA/Qatar)

Movies That Matter Award
Of Fathers and Sons
Special Mentions
A Woman Captured [+see also:
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- Bernadett Tuza-Ritter (Hungary/Germany)
When the War Comes [+see also:
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 - Jan Gebert (Czech Republic/Croatia)

Teen Dox Award
Beauty - Kristina Kuzhakhmentova (Russia)
Special Mention
Call Me Tony - Klaudiusz Chrostowski (Poland)

My Generation Award
Human Flow [+see also:
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- Ai Weiwei (Germany/USA)

FIPRESCI Award
The Other Side of Everything

Audience Award
The Other Side of Everything

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