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Child's Pose wins Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film

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- Other winners include An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker, A Stranger and Gloria

Child's Pose wins Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film
Child's Pose by Calin Peter Netzer

The 19th Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film (Nov 28 – Dec 3) ended with Calin Peter Netzer's Child Pose [+see also:
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winning the Grand Prix "Aleksandar Saša Petrović", which includes €5,000.

The jury comprised of directors Jan Cvitkovič from Slovenia, Srđan Vuletić from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Nikola Ležajić from Serbia, decided to give two best director awards to Danis Tanović for An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker [+see also:
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and Bobo Jelčić for A Stranger [+see also:
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A special mention went to Emma Dante's A Street in Palermo [+see also:
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, while the audience voted for Sebastian Lelio's Gloria [+see also:
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The FIPRESCI Serbia jury chose Jia Zhangke's A Touch of Sin, and the jury of the Serbian Association of Cinematographers awarded Mahmoud Kalari for his work on Asghar Farhadi's The Past [+see also:
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The festival screened 16 films in competition and another 30 titles in sidebar programmes, and sold around 20,000 tickets.

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