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Here are the winners of the 20th Athens International Film Festival (AIFF) which took place from September 17th to 28th in Athens, Greece.

The Golden Athena Award

 “’71” by Yann Demange (United Kingdom)

City of Athens Best Director Award

 Jonas Alexander Arnby for “When Animals Dream” (Denmark)

Best Screenplay Award

Eskil Vogt for “Blind” by Eskil Vogt (Norway/Netherlands)

The Golden Athena Best Music & Film Award

 “20.000 Days on Earth” by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (United Kingdom)

Special Jury Mention

“Pulp: a Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets” by Florian Habicht (United Kingdom)

Audience Award

“The Way He Looks” by Daniel Ribeiro (Brazil)

Best Newcomer Award – Director

Michalis Konstantatos for “Luton”

Best Newcomer Award – Actor

Haris Fragoulis in “The Sentimentalists” by Nicholas Triandafyllidis

Best Newcomer Award – Actress (ex-aequo)

Pinelopi Tsilika and Sofia Kokkali in “Little England” by Pantelis Voulgaris

Best Short Film Award

1st Award: “II” by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis

2nd Award: “Working Day” by Vangelis Karamarigos and Zacharias Mavroeidis

3rd Award: “A Portrait” by Aristotelis Maragkos

Best Short Film Award – Director

Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis for “II”

Best Short Film Award – Screenplay

Harry Lagoussis for “Maasai” by Harry Lagoussis

Best Short Film Award – Cinematography

Konstantinos Koukoulios for “Fawns” by Thanasis Tsimpinis

Special Jury Mentions for the Short Films:

“Prosefchi: School Prayer” by Thanasis Neofotistos

“Undesirable” by Fivos Kontogiannis

For more info about AIFF winners you can visit its official website.