Norwegian Film Wins Golden Award at Damascus Film Fest

Published November 10th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

The Norwegian film Aberdeen by director Hans Peter won the Golden Award of the 12th Damascus International Film Festival at the closing ceremony held on Friday evening, according to news agencies. 

The Silver Award went to the Syrian film Qamaran Wa Zaitouna (Two Moons and Olive) by Abdel Latif Abdel Hamid. While the Bronze Award was shared by the Belgian film Everybody Famous by Dominique Deruddere and the Italian film Bread and Tulips by Silvio Scoldini. 

The Jury Award went to the French film Officers’ Ward by Francois Dupeyron. The Egyptian film Al Saher (The Magician) by director Radwan Al Kashek won the Best Arab Film Award.  

The short film Golden Award went to the Brazilian film The Red Car by both Edie Ramos and Renaldo Banchero. The Syrian short film Lahthet Farah (Moment of Joy) by Walid Hreib won the Silver Award, while the Moroccan short film Al Haet (The Wall) by Fawzi Ben Sa’edi won the Bronze – Albawaba.com 


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