The world premiere of Nic Balthazar's Belgium-Netherlands co-production Ben X, about teenage bullying, was the toast of last year's festival, picking up the main competition prize, known as the Grand Prize of the Americas, ex aequo with Claude Miller's A Secret. Ben X also won the audience award and the Ecumenical Prize. After the festival, France's Films Distribution picked up international sales rights, securing deals to Film Movement in the US and Kinepolis Film ...
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