Magazine article Screen International

'Dream Empire' Wins Top Prize at Thessaloniki Doc Festival

Magazine article Screen International

'Dream Empire' Wins Top Prize at Thessaloniki Doc Festival

Article excerpt

Danish project Dream Empire won the top prize at the Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival, which wrapped yesterday (12 March).

Director David Borenstein's film about the inflated economic and real estate boom in China won the Golden Alexander award and a 5,000 Euros prize.

Produced by House of Real, the film is sold by Gunpowder and Sky Distribution (US).

The Special Jury award and 2000 Euros went to the Indian, German, Finnish co-production Machines by Rahul Jain.

The film examines a huge giant textile factory in India and the human cost of mass production in a globalised world.

Produced by the director's Jan Pictures, Pallas Film and IV Films and sold by Autlook Film Sales (Germany), the film was also the recipient of the Fipresci award.

A Special Mention went to the Greek, Belgian. Austrian co-production Shingal, Where Are You where director Angelos Rallis told the story of Yezidi refugees fleeing the ISIS persecution. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.