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2016_palmaresThe winners of the 69th Locarno Film Festival, which took place from August 3rd to 13th, have been announced. Here are the winners in the top categories.

Concorso Internazionale (International Competition)

Pardo d’Oro (Golden Leopard)

“Godless” by Ralitza Petrova (Bulgaria/Denmark/France)

Pardo per la Migliore Regia (Leopard for Best Director)

Joao Pedro Rodrigues for “The Ornithologist”

Pardo per la Miglior Interpretazione Femminile (Leopard for Best Actress)

Irena Ivanova in “Godless”

Pardo per la Miglior Interpretazione Maschile (Leopard for Best Actor)

Andrzej Seweryn in “The Last Family”

Concorso Cineasti del Presente (Competition of Filmmakers of the Present)

Pardo d’oro Cineasti del Presente – Premio Nascens (Golden Leopard Award Nascens “Filmmakers of the Present”)

“The Human Surge” by Eduardo Williams (Argentina/Brazil/Portugal)

Opera Prima (First Feature)

Swatch Pardo per la Migliore Opera Prima (Leopard for Best First Feature)

“The Future Perfect” by Nele Wohlatz (Argentina)

Piazza Grande

Prix du Public UBS (UBS Audience Prize)

“I, Daniel Blake” by Ken Loach (United Kingdom/France)

For the full list of the 2016 Locarno Film Festival winners, please visit the official website.