The 20th Festival ended, leaving us excitement and strength
to move on to the 21st!
28 films from 16 countries from all over the world,
short and long ones, fiction and documentary, comedies and drama were screened.
According to the ratings of the films by the audience, the films were awarded:
Award: Short film (3sec to 10min):
THE WORLD IS ROUND SO THAT NOBODY CAN ESCAPE IN THE CORNERS – REFUGE, Dir.: Leandro Goddinho.
Brazil – Germany, 2017, 10’, Gay / Refugees, Documentary, English.
The Journey of an African Homosexual Refuge seeking asylum in Germany.
Award: Medium-length film (11min to 45min):
GOLDFISH. Dir.: Yiorgos Angelopoulos.
Greece, 2017, 15’, Gay, Narrative, Greek. Subtitles: English. Official selections in int. film festivals: 13. Awards: 3.
A boy thinks his new goldfish is gay, something his conservative father does not tolerate. But the little boy is constantly shaking him.
Award and Prize: Long Film (over 46min):
THIS SPRING / AU PRINTEMPS TU VERRAS. Dir.: Nicolas Garifaud.
France, 2017, 62’, Gay / Family – Coming out, Documentary, French. Official selections in int. film festivals: 2.
“It was a great decision to self-reveal, I was given the opportunity to know how my family is thinking, and to create a new relationship with it.”