Bookmark(0)

No account yet? Register

The Gravedigger’s Wife directed by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed
“The Gravedigger’s Wife” directed by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed

“The Gravedigger’s Wife” directed by Khadar Ayderus Ahmed won two major awards – the NDR narrative Film Prize award and the Interfilm Church Prize at the 63rd Lübeck Nordic Film Days (Nordische Filmtage).

“The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic” by Teemu Nikki was also recognized by two different juries. Producer Jani Pösö accepted the Baltic Film prize worth 5,000 euro and it received an Honorable Mention from the Interfilm Church jury.

The DGB North District trade union Documentary Prize went to “Arica” by William Johansson Kalén und Lars Edman.

The Friends of the NFL prize for best first film went to the Icelandic film that opened the festival, “Cop Secret”, with director Hannes Þór Halldórsson on hand to accept in person. Moviegoers awarded their Audience prize to “Margrete – Queen of the North” by Charlotte Sieling.

Award Winners and Special Mentions of the 63rd Nordischen Filmtage Lübeck

NDR Film Prize
The Gravedigger’s Wife
Director: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, Finnland / France / Germany 2021

Prize of the friends of the Nordische Filmtage Lübeck
Cop Secret (Leynilögga)
Director: Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Iceland 2021

Audience Prize of the Lübecker Nachrichten
Margrete – Queen of the North (Margrete den første)
Director: Charlotte Sieling, Denmark / Sweden / Norway / Iceland / Czech Republic 2021

INTERFILM Church Prize
The Gravedigger’s Wife
Director: Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, Finnland / France / Germany 2021

Special Mention:
The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic (Sokea mies, joka ei halunnut nähdä Titanicia)
Director: Teemu Nikki, Finnland 2021

Baltic Film Prize for a Nordic Feature Film
The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic (Sokea mies, joka ei halunnut nähdä Titanicia)
Director: Teemu Nikki, Finnland 2021

Documentary Film Prize of the North DGB District
Arica
Directors: William Johansson Kalén, Lars Edman, Sweden / Chile / Belgium / Norway 2020

CineStar Prize
The Dunes Said (Die Dünen sagten)
Director: Maya Connors, Germany/ Argentina 2021

Lobende Erwähnung:
Connection (Svyaz)
Director: Serafima Orlova, Germany 2021

Children’s and Youth Film Award of the Gemeinnützige Sparkassenstiftung
Nelly Rapp Monster Agent (Nelly Rapp – monsteragent)
Director: Amanda Adolfsson, Sweden 2020

Radisson Blu Senator Hotel Children’s Jury Award
Eva & Adam
Director: Caroline Cowan, Sweden 202

Special Mention:
Christmas at Cattle Hill (Jul på KuToppen)
Director: Will Ashurst, Norway2020

Youth Jury Award
Ninjababy
Director: Yngvild Sve Flikke, Norway 2020

Special Mention:
Hello World (Hei verden)
Director: Kenneth Elvebakk, Norway / Sweden 2021

Share ...

Subscribe for Blog Updates

Sign up for our latest updates.

Please follow us to get updates online.