Zlin 2016: Children Jury awarded “Abulele” (Israel), Experts’ Jury voted for “The World of Us” (Korea) and ECFA’s jury has chosen “Learn by Heart” (France)

It is remarkable that children’s films from Asia have been winning more and more awards at festivals recently. Also at the International Zlin Film Festival for Children and Youth the experts’ jury gave their award to “The World of Us” directed by YOON Ga-eun (Korea 2016).

(05.06.2016) Choi Soo-in, the main actor in “The World of Us”, also received the award for the best child actor in a feature film for children.

As best film for young people the experts’ jury awarded “Keeper” by Guillaume Senez (Belgium, Switzerland & France, 2015).

The international children’s jury voted for “Abulele” by Jonathan Geve (Israel, 2015) as best film for children. This film was also the winner of the audience award. The youth jury has chosen “The Pitch” by Eduard Bordukov (Russia, 2015) as their favourite.

ECFA’s jury has selected “Learn by Heart” by Mathieu Vadepied (France, 2015) as their best European film in the competition.

Many more awards were given at this year’s Zlin Film Festival. The complete list will soon be available at the festival’s website.