The best feature award went to Olaf de Fleur's The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (an Icelandic production). That film was the story of a transsexual from the Philippines who looks for love with Western men on the Internet.
The jury praised the film's 'ability to address race, gender and poverty in an entertaining way, while also playing with audiences expectations of form.'
Best documentary went to Football Under Cover by David Assmann and Ayat Najafi. The jury said this film 'subtly and humorously tackles gender-roles in sports in Islamic society.'
The jury prize went to Tanaz Eshaghian's Be Like Others.
Best short went to Felipe Sholl's Ta, which the jury called , 'a sharp and funny look at a brief encounter between two boys.
The audience award sponsored by Volkswagen went to Football Under Cover and the ELSE reader's choice award, from the readers of Siegessaule, went to Be Like Others.
Each prize with a cash award of Euros 3,000.
Two special Teddy Foundation awards went to Hans Stempel and Martin Ripkens and also the team behind Isaac Julien's documentary Derek.
The jury was comprised of Basil Tsiokos from New York, Marcin Pietras from Poland, Maria Cyber from Greece, Melissa Pritchard from Germany, Meninaputri Wismurti from Indonesia, Mihai Chirilov from Romania, Vicco Ho from Hong Kong, and Yair Hochner from Jerusalem.