The presentation of the partnership awards was held in a strictly virtual environment. The juries announced their decisions in short video statements. You are invited to watch the award presentation in our media library.
The recipients of the partnership awards are:
DEFA Sponsoring Prize (4,000 euros): Rift Finfinnee by Daniel Kötter, Ethiopia, Germany 2020.
Goethe-Institut Documentary Film Prize (2,000 euros): The Guardian by Martina Priessner, Germany 2020.
MDR Film Prize (3,000 euros): A New Shift by Jindřich Andrš, Czech Republic 2020.
ver.di Prize for Solidarity, Humanity and Fairness (2,500 euros): 80.000 Schnitzels by Hannah Schweier, Germany 2020.
Prize of the Interreligious Jury (1,500 euros): Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi, DR Congo, France, Belgium 2020.
Young Eyes Film Award (2,000 euros): Operation Moonbird by Dustin Lose, Germany 2020.
International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI): Vicenta by Darío Doria, Argentina 2020.
Mephisto 97.6 Audience Award: Bad Mood by Loris Giuseppe Nese, Italy 2020.
Gedanken-Aufschluss: Long Film: Robin’s Hood by Jasmin Baumgartner, Austria 2020; Short Film: Riven Threads by Deborah Jeromin, Germany 2020.
Congratulations to all winners!
The recipients of the Golden and Silver Doves will be announced in a separate event in the evening of 1 November, taking place live at CineStar and available to watch online via livestream on our website.