36th Thessaloniki International Film Festival

36th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece (November 3 - November 12, 1995)

The jury decided to award a special mention to the Festival Directorate for the retrospective "Balkan Survey", which, by cinematic means, manages to bring people together in a politically disturbed period.

Thessaloniki International Film Festival: www.filmfestival.gr 

FIPRESCI PRIZE

Welcome Home (1995) Okaeri Welcome Home (1995)
(Japan, 1995, 99 mins) Jury: Wanda Wertenstein (Poland) , Fabio Bo (Italy) , Peter W. Jansen (Germany) , Marjan Strojan (Slovenia) , Christos Mitsis (Greece)
International Sales: Comteg

Motivation:
"For the sensitive and esthetical description of the growing awarness of a contemporary couple for the need to learn from one another the way to live and love each other again."

No Photo Me mia kravgi With a Cry
(Greece, 1995, 95 mins)

Motivation:
"For her narrative and excellent interpretations of a simple story."

The Blue-Veiled Rusari Abi The Blue-Veiled
(Iran, 1995, 85 mins)

Motivation:
"For her sensitive way through which she develops human relations between persons of different social status."