Nighthawk awarded at DOK Leipzig

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Špela Čadež’s film – co-produced by Finta Film, RTV Slovenia and Bonobostudio – won an Honorary Mention!

We are very happy to inform you that Nighthawk just won an Honorary Mention at DOK Leipzig Festival. Jury explained their choice and complemented “a fresh and visually imaginative take on a true story about a drunk badger”. It is Špela’s second professional film, first after her widely popular Boles, and since its international premiere in September it was featured in 9 competition programs – among others at the Ottawa International Animation Festival – and won two awards: for the Best Film at the Festival of Slovenian Film and Honorary Mention at DOK Leipzig.

The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated film. It is also one of the world oldest festivals, founded in 1955 and celebrating this year 59 years of existence.

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