Tenth edition ran June 8-16.
Faouzi Bensaïdi’s drama Death For Sale [pictured] has won the Golden Iris award for best film at the tenth Brussels Film Festival.
Bensaïdi was presented with the award, which carries a €10,000 prize, by official juror Edouard Molinaro, and the film also picked up the Cineuropa award. Both awards were chosen from the European competition strand of the festival.
Other winners at this year’s edition included Maja Miloš’ Clip, which won the White Iris award for best first film, and Enrique Urbizu’s No Rest For The Wicked, which picked up the Be TV award for best film, chosen from all sections of the festival excluding retrospective, special screenings and open-air screenings.
This year’s festival hosted premieres of The Deep Blue Sea, attended by Terence Davies, and To Rome With Love among others, as well as masterclasses from the likes of producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen and composer Jean-Michel Bernard.
Next year’s edition will run June 19-26.
For the full list of winners, visit the festival’s website.