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Trieste Film Festival, CEI Award to director Triffonova

For the film 'The prosecutor,the defender,the father and his son

31 January, 12:48

(ANSA) - TRIESTE - Bulgarian director Iglika Triffonova won the Central European Initiative (CEI) Award (EUR 3,000), assigned in the framework of the 27th edition of Trieste Film Festival. The award was announced on Saturday, during the closing night of the festival.

Her film 'The prosecutor, the defender, the father and his son', inspired by a true story, is about a trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in Hague, against a man accused of committing war crimes in Bosnia.

"Triffonova is a director of high civic engagement, capable of interpreting the contemporary European reality and the dialogue between cultures", it was stated in the motivation of the award.

Within the festival, the CEI also supports Eastweek, an international workshop dedicated to the development of film scripts, attended by students of film schools and academies from Central and Eastern Europe. (ANSA).

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