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Ljubljana International Film Festival

The Ljubljana International Film Festival (also known as LIFFe) is an international film festival established in 1990 and held annually in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Apart from screenings of Slovenian films, it also regularly features renowned authors' film retrospectives, international independent film programmes and a short films competition.

AwardsEdit

Awards presented at the most recent 2007 edition were as follows:

  • The Kingfisher Award for best debut or second film by up-and-coming directors
  • The Golden Reel Award (Audience Award) for best film overall, as voted by audiences
  • The FIPRESCI Award, given by an international film critics' jury
  • The Amnesty International Slovenia Award for best film that deals with a theme related to human rights issues

Award winnersEdit

2008 LIFFeEdit

Award Film Director
Kingfisher Award
Hunger
  Steve McQueen
FIPRESCI Prize
Ballast
  Lance Hamer
Dragon Audience Award
Katyn
  Andrzej Wajda

2007 LIFFeEdit

Award Film Director
Kingfisher Award
Windows on Monday
(Montag kommen die Fenster)
  Ulrich Köhler
Golden Reel Award
Empties
(Vratné lahve)
  Jan Sverák
FIPRESCI Award
Just About Love?
(Et toi t'es sur qui?)
  Lola Doillon
Amnesty International
Slovenia Award
XXY
  Lucía Puenzo

2012 LIFFeEdit

Award Film Director
Kingfisher Award
Clip
(Klip)
  Maja Miloš
Dragon Audience Award
Lore
(Lore)
  Cate Shortland
FIPRESCI Award
Sister
(L'Enfant d'en haut)
  Ursula Meier
Best Short Film Award
Tuba Atlantic
  Hallvar Witzo

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