Kelly Reichardt's Old Joy, Manuel Nieto Zas's The Dog Poundand Walking On The Wild Side, by Han Jie, have won the three VPRO Tiger Awards at this year'sRotterdam International Film Festival.
A total of 14 films competed forthe awards, which are given annually to first or second-time film-makers.
Each Tiger winner takes home $12,000(Euros 10,000) and a guaranteed Dutch TV broadcast.
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The NETPAC Award for the promotionof Asian cinema was shared between TheLost Hum, by
The Tigers for short film went to Beginnings, a Dutch film by Roy Villevoye, Who I Am And What I Want by the