Main award at IFFR goes to Indian film Sexy Durga
The film Sexy Durga of the Indian director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan is the winner of the Hivos Tiger Award 2017, the main prize at the International film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
That has the organization Friday night announced. The award is a cash prize of 40,000 euros.
Filmmaker Niles Atallah from the movie Rey won the special jury prize of 10,000 euros for an extraordinary artistic achievement. Moonlight of filmmaker Barry Jenkins went off with the audience award.
The IFFR, which are 46th edition experience, began on 25 January and Sunday ended with the Volkskrantdag, which five movies will be screened in the New Luxor Theatre. In total, during the festival four hundred movies to see.
Last year, the organization 305.000 visit and there were about 2500 professionals from the filmbranche to the City.