The Fipresci Award
This year’s critics’ award, FIPRESCI, goes to and the film Tom of Finland.
The prize is handed out by the International Federation of Film Critics and goes to one of the films in the competition Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. Tom of Finland opened the festival with its portrayal of the groundbreaking illustrator and gay icon, .
For the way the director and his team portray the life of such an iconic character, balancing a well done execution and story development, and taking us through the decades thanks to a clever use of music and production design.
The jury consisted of and
2016 Rúnar Rúnarsson, Sparrows
2015 Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm, In Your Arms (I dina hænder)
2014 Benedikt Erlingsson, Of Horses and Men