Turkish director’s movie wins European award
STRASBOURG - Anatolia News Agency
Tolga Örnek’s ‘Labyrinth’ is starring Timuçin Esen (L) and Meltem Cumbul.Turkish director Tolga Örnek’s film “Labirent” (Labyrinth) has won the special jury prize at this year’s 13th Cinema Awards in Strasbourg.
Örnek’s film, which was supported by Eurimages, was subsequently screened at the end of the ceremony.The Council of Europe, which organized the awards, gave its human rights award to March-Henri Wajnberg, director of the film “Kinshasa Kids,” and its art creativity award to Andrea Segre for “La Petite Venise.”
Robero Olla, director of Eurimages, formed to protect the European film industry against the United States’ Hollywood movie industry, presented the awards to winners at the ceremony.
The jury for the awards included representatives from Council of Europe member countries.