FIDMarseille: Long Live the Winners!

What films are winning at the French documentary festival FIDMarseille? In the next two weeks, we will take you to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and present the films that appealed to last year’s jury the most and won the main awards and special mentions. Join us on a trip to the French Riviera and watch the best of the prestigious FIDMarseille festival!

In 7 Veils, the director unveils the soul of Afghanistan and the mentality of its citizens constantly tormented by war conflicts. The situation in the Middle East is also shown in I Used to Sleep on the Rooftop. Nuhad is 53 years old and she has lived in Syria all her life. As the war goes on, she decides to look up her son’s friend, director Angie. She lives at her place, revealing the nuances of the war traumas she is carrying within herself in an intimate portrait. The poetic documentary Saints' Game demythicizes and relativizes the iconic images of saints in Christian mythology.

The collection of FIDMarseille winning films is available from July 9 to 22, 2018.

List of Awarded Films:
BARONESA
Audience Award, Prix Renaud Victor, Prix Marseille Espérance

PLAYING MEN
Prix Georges de Beauregard

SAINTS' GAME
Prix du Centre National des Arts Plastiques

I USED TO SLEEP ON THE ROOFTOP
Special Mention: First Film Prize

7 VEILS
Grand Prix of the French Competition

SOUTHERN BELLE
Grand Prix ex aequo of the French Competition

LET THE SUMMER NEVER COME AGAIN
Grand Prix of the International Competition

GO, TOTO!
Prix Institut Français de la Critique en ligne

Selected films

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