27th Festival International de Films de Fribourg 2013

16.03.2013 to 23.03.2013
Fribourg

The members of the jury (from left): Marie Thérèse Mäder, Elizabeth Pérès, Jean-Claude Robert (president) and Anne-Lise Jaccaud Napi

Festival Website: www.fiff.ch

Awards of the Ecumenical Jury

Three Sisters
Directed by:
2012

Three Sisters guides us to Yunnan in a province in China. We follow the three sisters Yingying, ten years, Zhenzhen, six years, and Fenfen, four years, living under conditions of immense poverty. The mother disappeared and the father is obliged to work in a town far away.
The film shows with majesty and respect the reverse of globalization, the consumption and its consequences on the ones left behind, the most fragile members of the society, the children. The cinematic perspective discovers a world that confronts the precarious situation in the everyday life of the three sisters with their love, tenderness and a deep sense of responsibility between them.

Watchtower
Watchtower
Directed by:
2012

The film underlines the human and efficient manner in which a man, hurt in his past, helps a woman in distress.