The Grand Prix of the Brussels BRIFF Film Festival goes to the Mexican director

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Mexican director Michel Franco’s “Sundown” won the Grand Prix on Saturday evening at the International Competition of the Brussels International Film Festival (BRIFF). In the national competition, that award went to “Austral” by Benjamin Collux. The film festival began on June 23, and concluded on Saturday evening with an awards ceremony at the UGC De Brouckère.

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The Indonesian film “Nana” directed by Camila Andini won the jury prize in the international competition.

The Jury Prize and Audience Award at the National Competition went to the Belgian-French film “Une bosse dans le coeur” directed by Noé Reutenuer. And in the same competition, Best Actress (Camel De Leeuw) and Best Actor (Martin Swaby) were awarded for the series “SousControl”.

Over the past 10 days, several films have been shown at the UGC De Brouckère, the Galeries, the Bozar, the Palace and, outdoors, the Mont des Arts. The guest of honor at this year’s film festival is French actress Fanny Ardant.

Last night, George Miller’s new movie “Three Thousand Years of Longing” was shown at a presentation for Belgium. Tilda Swinton and Andres Elba can be seen in this movie.

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