Competition programme “New Europe – New Names” comprised of films made in Eastern and Central Europe, as well as the Balkans, and only a director’s first or second film was selected. The films were assessed by an international jury.
The award for best film in this programme went to Ivan Ostrochovský’s drama “Koza”. The winner received a cash prize, established by the Vilnius City Municipality.
Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy was named best director for “The Tribe”. Margita Gosheva won the best actress award for her role in “The Lesson”, where she played a school teacher who robs a bank. The best actor title went to Márton Kristóf, who starred in “Afterlife”.
The films in the competition programme “New Europe – New Names” were also assessed by the CICAE jury. The CICAE award also went to “Koza”, directed by Ivan Ostrochovský.