International Images Film Festival 2016 winners list

The International Images Film Festival closed on Saturday evening with an awards ceremony at the National Gallery Zimbabwe.


Hosted by Larry Kwirirayi and Charlene Mangweni the Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe event in partnership with Zambezi Magic featured entertainment from Tariro NeGitare and Pauline Gundidza.

It was a big night for Zimbabwean short film Across the Grasslands, South Africa’s Happiness Is a Four Letter Word, Beligium’s Black, Iran’s The Painting Pool as well local documentary Plus!.

Three moviegoers at the festival also won prizes from Capri in the raffle.

The full list of winners is below:

Worldview – The Paradise Suite

New Man –  Happiness is a Four Letter Word

Best African Film – Children of the Mountain

Best SADC film –  Happiness is Four Letter Word

Short Film –  Across the Grasslands

Best documentary –  The Look of Silence

Audience Prize –  Aisha

Best script –  A Painting Pool (Special jury mention for Aisha and Children of the Mountain)

Best cinematography – Children of the Mountain

Best Actress –  Black (Martha Canga Antonio)

Best Supporting Male Actor –  A Painting Pool (Shohab Hosseini)

Best Director –  Black

Best Depiction of a Woman Alive –  Black

Best Film –  A Painting Pool

Best Zimbabwe documentary –  Plus!

Best Zimbabwe sound  –  Plus!

Best Zimbabwe fiction –  Across the Grasslands

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