Sparrows by Runar Runarsson will be the closing film of European Film Forum Scanorama
Friday, October 30, 2015
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Sparrows, Rúnar Rúnarsson's most recent feature, has won the Silver Hugo award in the New Directors competition at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival. This continues a strong opening festival run for Sparrows. It recently won the Golden Shell award for Best Film at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and best film in the 1-2 Competition at the Warsaw Film Festival, following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
"Festival of Festivals” is a traditional Molodist program, which includes this year’s prize winners at the biggest festivals in the world" The program will open with “Dheepan” by the cult French director Jacques Audiard - winner of the “Golden Palm” at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. "
“Aferim!” by Radu Jude won in the category “Best Director” at this year’s Berlinale.
“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (USA), winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the Sundance International Film Festival.
“Bob and the Trees” by Diego Ongaro received the Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
“Mustang” by Deniz Gamze Ergüven was presented in the “Directors forthnight” at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received aEuropa Cinemas Label Award.
The second feature film by Rúnar Rúnarsson “Sparrows” graces this year’s “Festival of Festivals” as a winner of the San Sebastian Festival. Some time ago Rúnarsson debuted at Molodist with his film “Volcano”.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Jury members of 1-2 Competition at the 31st Warsaw Film Festival: Katarzyna Jungowska (Poland), Zornitsa Sophia (Bulgaria), Elad Keidan (Israel) gave the award to:
SPARROWS / WRÓBLE, dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson (Iceland, Denmark, Croatia)
"For it's masterfully and poetically crafted journey of an anti-hero, up to an unforgettable humanistic ending."
Sparrows, Rúnar Rúnarsson's most recent feature, has won the Golden Shell award for Best Film at the prestigious San Sebastián International Film Festival in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. Rúnarsson, along with producer Mikkel Jersin and co-producer Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, accepted the award at the festival's closing ceremony on September 26.