Magazine article Screen International

Three Sisters Wins at Fribourg

Magazine article Screen International

Three Sisters Wins at Fribourg

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Chinese documentary wins Regard d'or and three more prizes at 27th Fribourg International Film Festival in Switzerland

Wang Bing's Three Sisters, about family life in a small mountain village in China, won $320,000 (30,000 CHF) as part of the Regard d'or prize on Saturday evening.

Bing also received the Don Quixote Awards from the International Federation of Film Societies (FICC/IFFS); the E-Changer Awards from the Youth Jury; and the Ecumenical Jury Award.

The Special Jury Prize, worth $11,000 (10,000 CHF), was awarded to debut feature Los Salvajes, directed by Argentinian Alejandro Fadel.

The Talent Tape Award, worth nearly $10,000 (9,000 CHF), was given to the producers of It's a Dream, from Iranian film-maker Mahmoud Ghaffari.

The Audience Award, worth $5,300 (5,000 CHF), was given to Wadjda, by Haifa Al-Mansour - the first female director to film in Saudi Arabia. …

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