Apr. 6, 2018

32nd International film festival Fribourg wards first prize to the film " Foxtrot" .

The Ecumenical Jury of the 32nd International Film Festival Fribourg, held 16-24 March, awarded its prize to the the film “Foxtrot” by Israeli filmdirector Samuel Maoz. The film portrays the ongoing presence of violence and death in the Israeli and Palestinian society due to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film won the Don Quijote Prize of the international film clubs (FICC) as well.

The Prize of the Ecumenical Jury is endowed with CHF 5.000, donated by the church aid organisations in Switzerland: Action de carême (Lenten Offering, Catholic) and Bread For All (Reformed).

In addition, the jury awarded a commendation to “Black Level” by Valentin Vasjanovich, a parable without dialogue that won the main award of the festival as well. The film’s