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The winners of Bucharest International Film Festival 2017

     On Sunday, 2 July, the Gala Award of the Bucharest 2017 International Film Festival was held at Cinema Elvire Popesco of the French Institute, the event being hosted by actress Kristina Cepraga.
     During the festivity, 5 prizes were granted: the Audience Award, Best Script, Best Director, Best Romanian Short and Grand Prize of the Jury.
     Giulia Dobre and Ionuț Mareș, who were part of the critics' jury, offered the prize to the Brazil-French co-productionGabriel and the Mountain (directed by Fellipe Barbosa).
     Closeness (Russia, Kantemir Balagov) took home two prizes at BIFF 2017: Best Script, offered by Dacin Sara, and Best Film, offered by the Romanian Cultural Institute.
     Best Director Award, offered also by the Romanian Cultural Institute, went to Wullu (France-Senegal, directed by Daouda Coulibaly).
     The Romanian Shorts competition had two winners: Chers Amis (directed by Valeriu Andriuță) got the Best Short Award, while Hyperion University, partner of B-IFF, granted Kristinei Cepraga an honorary award for the film Tamara. Echelon.
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(Translated by Stela Moise)

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