GFF 2020 Wrap Up: From Short Films to Features, Here’s a List of the Winners and Their Awards

As always, El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) leaves us in awe at the beauty of cinematic works, and the lasting impact they can have on societies. For the GFF 2020 edition, several regional, local, and international films stood out, especially ones that discussed major topics and invited cultural dialogue. There were Feature Narrative Competition awards, Feature Documentary Competition awards, Short Film Competition awards, and Best Arab Films. Scroll down to know more about the ones who won this year.

Feature Narrative Competition Winners

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Award: Golden
Director: Jasmila Žbanic
Language: Bosnian, English, Dutch
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway

Bad Tales

Award: Silver
Director: The D’Innocenzo Brothers
Language: Italian
Country: Italy, Switzerland

In Between Dying

Award: Bronze, Netpac
Director: Hilal Baydarov
Language: Azerbaijani
Country: Azerbaijan, Mexico, USA

200 Meters

Award: Humanity, Fipresci
Director: Ameen Nayfeh
Language: Arabic, English, Hebrew
Country: Palestine, Jordan, Italy, Sweden

Feature Documentary Competition Winners

Days of Cannibalism

Award: Golden
Director: Teboho Edkins
Language: Sesotho, Fujianese, Mandarin, English
Country: France, South Africa, Netherlands


Award: Silver
Director: Sam Soko
Language: English
Country: Kenya

The Truffle Hunters

Award: Bronze
Director: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw
Language: Italian
Country: Italy, United States, Greece

Short Films Competition Winners

Being My Mom

Award: Golden
Director: Jasmine Trinca
Language: No dialogues
Country: Italy

Blue Frontier

Award: Silver
Ivan Milosavljević
Language: Serbian
Country: Serbia, Slovenia

Ser Bi

Award: Bronze
Director: Moly Kane
Language: Wolof
Country: France

Best Arab Film Award Winners

The Man Who Sold His Skin

Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
Language: Arabic, English, French
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, Sweden, Saudi Arabia

Their Algeria

Director: Lina Soualem
Language: French, Arabic
Country: Algeria, France

I Am Afraid To Forget Your Face

Director: Sameh Alaa
Language: Arabic
Country: Egypt, France, Belgium

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