Awards for 2014
Anatomy of a Paperclip: Akira Ikeda
Challenging narrative form with precision and economy, this film elevates observations of the absurd in human behavior, and brings it into the poetic domain.
Han Gong-ju: Su-jin Lee
A skilfully crafted and highly accomplished debut - deviating from classicist structure, this film lures the spectator to participate in the pleasures of storytelling through an extraordinary and intricate narrative puzzle.
Something Must Break: Ester Martin Bergsmark
A free-floating personal voyage traces the pains and pleasures of intimacy, recounted in a tender depiction of characters, with a sincere and playful use of cinematographic language.
Tiger Award for Short Film
The Chimera of M: Sebastian Buerkner
Its visual language was astonishing and magical in its treatment of the third-person technique. The combination with the heartfelt dialogue gave this film its hypnotic, poetic feel.
Giant: Salla Tykkä
A very focused and pure portrait of a place and a political history in one. Brilliant editing and sound design.
Big Screen Award
Lions Film Award