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2016_thess_winnersThe winners of the 57th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which took place from November 3rd to 13th, have been announced. Here are the winners in the top categories.

International Jury Awards

Best Feature Film Award “Golden Alexander – Theo Angelopoulos”

“Kills on Wheels” by Attila Till (Hungary)

Special Jury Award  – “Silver Alexander”

“Heartstone” by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson (Iceland/Denmark)

Special Jury Award for Best Direction – “Bronze Alexander”

“The Sower” by Yosuke Takeuchi (Japan)

Best Actor Award

Zoltan Fenyvesi, Szabolcs Thuroczy and Adam Fekete in “Kills on Wheels”

Best Actress Award (ex aequo to)

Dimitra Vlagkopoulou in “PARK”


Suzuno Takenaka in “The Sower”

FISCHER Audience Awards

International Competition Section

“I Still Hide to Smoke” by Rayhana (France/ Greece/ Algeria)

Greek Films Section – “Michael Cacoyannis” Award

“The Other Me” by Sotiris Tsafoulias (Greece)

For the full list of the 2016 Thessaloniki International Film Festival winners, please visit the festival’s official website.