Valletta Film Festival 2017 – Winners

Audience Award:

Audi Audience Award – ‘Insyriated’ (France, Belgium)

Jury Awards:

Best Feature Film – ‘Columbus’ by Kogonada (USA)

Best Director – Phillipe Van Leeuw for ‘Insyriated’ (France, Belgium)

Best Actress – Haley Lu Richardson for ‘Columbus’ (USA)

Best Actor – Nikola Ristanovski for ‘The Black Pin’ (Serbia, Montenegro)

Best Cinematography – Luca Bigazzi for ‘Sicilian Ghost Story’ (Italy)

Best Screenplay – Nico Mensinga for ‘Daphne’ (UK)

Best Documentary – ‘The Good Postman’ by Tonislav Hristov (Finland, Bulgaria)

Special Mention – Documentary – ‘Taste of Cement’ by Ziad Kalthoum (Germany, Lebanon, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Qatar)

Best Short Film – ‘Ayny – My Second Eye’ by Ahmad Saleh, Palestine, 11 minutes

Teens Choice Award – ‘Goodbye Berlin’ by Fatih Akin (Germany)