Magazine article Screen International

Last Station Wins at ZagrebDox

Magazine article Screen International

Last Station Wins at ZagrebDox

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Other winners include Sacro GRA, The Special Need and Pipeline.

The tenth International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDox (Feb 23 - Mar 2) wrapped with Chilean-German co-production The Last Station by Cristian Soto and Catalina Vergara winning main award the Big Stamp in the International Competition.

The observational documentary set in a Santiago nursing home was developed through the IDFA Bertha Fund and previously competed at Edinburgh, Hot Docs, CPH:DOX and Leipzig.

Special mentions in the category went to Talal Derki's Return To Homs (Germany-Syria) and Dutch-Belgian co-production Ne Me Quitte Pas by Niels van Koevorden and Sabine Lubbe Bakker.

Venice winner Sacro GRA by Gianfranco Rosi won the Big Stamp in the Regional Competition, while Life Almost Wonderful by Bulgaria's Svetislav Draganov and Stream Of Love by Hungary's Agnes Sos received special mentions.

The Small Stamp for the best film by a director under 35 went to Carlo Zoratti for The Special Need, about a handsome but autistic man in search of his first sexual experience. The German-Italian-Austrian co-production previously won awards at Leipzig and Trieste and competed at IDFA and Locarno. …

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