2022 AWARD WINNERS

BEST SHORTER SHORT

The nominations for best Shorter Short are:

  • Blind
  • So, What Did We Learn Today Georgina?
  • Pouchka

And the winner is… POUCHKA.

Pouchka

Genre: Crime, Drama
Country of production: Belgium
Language: French (English subtitles)
Year of production: 2021
Director: CHG Unfadable
Length of film: 8 mins 11

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Synopsis:

80s Belgian underworld story about a criminal trapped between his disabled brother and his gangster life.

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BEST SHORT

The nominations for best Short are:

  • Musketeer
  • Yellow Star
  • Daejeon, 1960

And the winner is… YELLOW STAR.

Yellow Star

Genre: Short Historical
Country of production: Ukraine
Language: Ukrainian (English subtitles)
Year of production: 2022
Director: Serhii Skobun
Length of film: 18 mins

Synopsis:

1941. A small Ukrainian town occupied by German troops, A Jewish family who are living in the Ghetto, learns about a Nazi-planned operation to send children from the Ghetto to a concentration camp.

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

The nominations for best Supporting Actress are:

  • Rachel Warren for Last Heist
  • Priscila Vaz for Secrets
  • Ko Hyunjoo for Daejeon, 2960

And the winner is… PRISCILA VAZ for SECRETS.

Secrets

Genre: Drama
Country of production: Brazil
Language: English
Year of production: 2022
Director: Emiliano Ruschel
Length of film: 138 mins

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Synopsis:

After a fundraiser, a famous couple boards their jet and heads to their mansion. But a power outage forces them to spend an entire night together. And as the hours tick by, a terrible question arises, will her secrets be too big to ignore?

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BEST ACTRESS

The nominations for best Actress are:

  • Nicole Faraday for Not By The Book
  • Danni Suzuki for Secrets
  • Claudia Scavone for The List

And the winner is… NICOLE FARADAY for NOT BY THE BOOK.

Not By The Book

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country of production: United Kingdom
Language: English (Spanish subtitles)
Year of production: 2021
Director: Raza Mallal
Length of film: 90 mins

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Synopsis:

Ben is caught cheating in his final A-level maths exam by his teacher, Ms Bushnell. In return for not reporting Ben she asks him to do her a favour, help kidnap her cheating husband, a task neither are cut out for.

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

The nominations for best Supporting Actor are:

  • Michael Head for Last Heist
  • Nick Moran for Not By The Book
  • Fernando Abadie for The List

And the winner is… FERNANDO ABADIE for THE LIST.

The List

Genre: Thriller
Country of production: Paraguay
Language: Spanish (English subtitles)
Year of production: 2021
Director: Michael Hardy
Length of film: 93 mins