Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has announced the award winners of
the festival’s main programme. Winner of the Grand Prix of official
competition EurAsia is TAKVA – A MAN’S FEAR OF GOD by Özer Kiziltan
(Turkey). Estonian film AUTUMN BALL
by Veiko Õunpuu took home a total of six awards, including the main
prize of domestic Scottish Leader Estonian Feature Film Competition.
“You will always find at least one
Chinese in a casino, we just love gambling. And for what I'm seeing
here, I think Estonians are quite the same!”
Yuxin Zuhang is one of the important
guests in this POFF Festival: with his first featured film, Teeth of
Love, touchy-feely description of a changing China, he travelled
around the world getting awards and discovering a lot of interesting
Now that Poff is finally started, it's
time to start talking about it...don't you think?
Then, let's get back to Friday evening and the
opening ceremony: touchy and glam as it should have been but, also...not exactly
that perfect as someone wished!
What started with a laugh, ended with a suspect...
...what the heck meant the last one?? If you were not already a bit familiar with East-Asian cinema, you
have been probably a bit disappointed after the last short movie.
But, don't worry, you were not alone!
Second day of the festival:it's Korean time!Another day at Sleepwalkers and other interesting stories to discover.One young Russian producer complains "Our institute do not do anything for giving visibility to our works, we always have to find the way alone" - anyone interested to start a cooperation?? - while his Latvian friends tries to convince me that I should take a dvd with his short movie.