At the same festival HadewycH Cocquyt has been awarded with the SBC award for her work as D.O.P. on Houses with Small Windows.
Houses with Small Windows nabbed the first prize in the Mediterranean and Arab countries competition of the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival (31 May – 7 June). The film screened in the Mediterranean and Arab countries competition in Tel Aviv, a contest presenting innovative and diverse cinematographic works from this region. This year’s competition counted 19 films originating from Israel, Palestine, Turkey, Greece, Italy, …
The award means that the short is also nominated for the European Film Awards.
Houses With Small Windows, a short film by Flemish-Kurdish director Bülent Öztürk, has been selected for Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival. The film’s world premiere screening is set for the Orizzonti short film section of the festival, a programme that selects films based on criteria such as quality and originality of language and expression. The 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival takes place from 28 August until 7 September.