According to the audience's choice, Best Feature Film of 10th Mediterranean Film Festival is 'Last Men in Aleppo' , Danish-Syrian documentary film by Feras Fayyad. This documentary film through the stories of volunteers of White Helmets shows the everyday life, death and war on the streets of this Syrian city. After its premiere in Split, it is going to be distributed by Restart in cinemas all over Croatia.
Best 'Jeska', category that screened 16 Croatian short films, was selected by an international jury including representants from partner festivals from Cyprus, Ireland and Iceland. The winner is 'Half A Man' by director Kristina Kumrić.
The prize of 10.000 kn was received by the scriptwriter Maja Hrgović on director's behalf.
We found it important to select a film that was technically well produced but also a film that would be a good represtantation of Croatian people and their journeys. For this reason we choose 'Half A Man' as the winner for this award- Best Croatian Short Film. – explained the jury, that highlighted 'Hedgehog's Home' as 'beautifully made animated film'.
According to audience's rate,'Hedgehog's Home' by Eva Cvijanović is the Best Croatian Short Film, while in the category of Best Foreign Short Film won Spanish 'Timecode' by Juanjo Giménez Peña who also won an Oscar nomination.
For the first time, the audience voted for the Best Mid-lenght Film, and the winner is a documentary film by Lana Šarić, 'To live, to sail'.
After the award ceremony, a premiere of Norwegian film 'From the Balcony' was featured, introducing as well a new season of the project 'Kino Mediteran' , and besides at the open air cinema Bacvice, it was also simultaneously screened in Imotski and Komiza.