Magazine article Screen International

Broken Song Wins Dublin Audience Award

Magazine article Screen International

Broken Song Wins Dublin Audience Award

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Vanishing Waves wins Dublin Film Critics Circle's best film prize.

Irish documentary Broken Song scooped a top prize at the 2013 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

The film, following three street poets and hip-hop artists from north Dublin, proved a winner with critics and audiences alike, picking up this year's audience award as well as the Michael Dwyer Discovery Award at the Dublin Film Critics Awards.

Broken Song is part of the Arts Council's Reel Art scheme in association with the festival and Film Base, designed to provide film artists with a unique opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme.

The Dublin Film Critics Circle selected Kristina Buzyte's sci-fi melodrama Vanishing Waves as Best Film.

Other prizes included:

Best DirectorMikhail Segal, Short Stories

Best ActorAleksey Vertkov, White Tiger

Best ActressDilan Aksüt, Night of Silence

Best DebutMaja Milos, Clip

Best ScreenplayOriol Paulo and Lara Sendim, The Body

Best CinematographyOleg Mutu, Beyond the Hills

Jury PrizesBlancanievesAfter LuciaThe King of Pigs

Best DocumentaryFar Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story

Best Irish FeatureBabygirl, Macdara Vallelly

Best Irish DocumentaryGet The Picture, Cathy Pearson

This year saw the first presentation of the inaugural CINE Talent award, a new initiative from the festival's partnership with Universal Pictures, Screen International and Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board, which aims to spotlight and promote Irish talent to the international industry. …

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