JURYREPORT ECFA DOC AWARD 2018

The outstanding winner of the ECFA doc award is “Lenno and the Angelfish” by Shamira Raphaella, produced by Tangerine Tree of the Netherlands.beautiful film which was praised by the jury for it’s sensitivity. The film didn’t seek to provide answers or solutions, it shared frailties and complexities and stayed in your mind long after the final credits. The subject of a troubled boy experiencing difficulties beyond the comprehension of both him, his twin sibling and father raising them both, was delivered with a light but searching touch and it couldn’t fail to engage but also move any viewer whether adult or child. Also a special mention for “Rainbow Children: the portrait of Elika” by Maryam Bayani & “Listen”, by Astrid Bussin.