Awards for 2013
Grand Jury Prize
Best International Feature Film
New Auteurs Special Award for Personal Storytelling
In Bloom: Nana Ekvtimishvili
, Simon Groß
The jury wanted to give a Special Award for Personal Storytelling for IN BLOOM. This film, in its intimate exploration of the lives of two teenage girls in the former Soviet state of Georgia just after the fall of the USSR, is an exemplar of personal history as political history, or fiction filmmaking infused with and bolstered by the truth.