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 CHAMPIONS  / short film


CHAMPIONS / short film, 2016, 8min 

in cooperation with film maker Bahman Ghobadi, Iraq

directed by Anastasija Bräuniger



jury statement of the 23. Filmfestival Türkei Deutschland: 

"This film (CHAMPIONS) manages to describe with wit the homelessness of a people who have no national team and no national jerseys." /

Picture this Post on CHAMPIONS:

"filmmaker (and artist/actress) Anastasija Bräuniger has given us eight minutes of pure uplift"



2017 Award Diritto Al Corto Roma

2017 Award: Best Human Rights Bucharest Short Film Festival

2017 1. Prize Golden Wings Award FLYING FILM FESTIVAL

2017 1. Prize Small Axe @Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival

2017 Special Jury Award SHORT to the Point Festival

2017 3. Prize Film Festival Turkey / Germany

2017 Nomination XV Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos (San Sebastian)

2017 Nomination LET ́S CEE Film Festival

2017 Nomination Whatashort Independent International Film Festival

2017 Nomination CMS International Children’s Film Festival

2017 Nomination World of Women Film Fair Middle East Dubai

2017 Nomination Vision Corte International Short Film Festival Italy

2017 Nomination KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival Romania

2017 Nomination Diversity in Cannes Short Film & Webserie Showcase

2017 Nomination 3rd Wular Lake Integration Short-Film Festival

2017 Nomination Independent Political/Activism Short Film Festival Athens

2017 International Film Festival for children and young people Tirana

2017 Nomination Matera Sport Film Festival Italy

2017 Nomination Smile International Film Festival for Children & Youth New Delhi

2017 Nomination Roma Cinema DOC

2017 Nomination Bucharest ShortCut CineFest

2017 Nomination Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition

2017 Nomination Persian Film Festival Sydney

2017 Nomination Student International Film Festival Croatia

2017 Nomination Oslo Independent Film Festival

2017 Nomination Timisoara Refugee Art Film Festival

2017 Nomination Best Director TMC London Film Festival

2017 Nomination Best Screenplay Ouchy Film Awards Lausanne

2017 Nomination Care Film Festival

2017 Nomination The Cump Film Festival Nairobi

2017 Nomination El Ojo Cojo International Film Fest Madrid


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