Debuts in Jerusalem: "Album" from Turkey

July 24, 2016
Debuts in Jerusalem: "Album" from Turkey


Jerusalem (Israel). At the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival (July 7-17, 2016), the Critics Jury presented two prizes, to first films in both the international and the national competitions.

Prize, the Best International Film Debut: "Album" (Albüm) by Mehmet Can Mertoglu (Turkey, France, Romania, 2016, 105 min).

Prize, the Best Israeli Film Debut: "One Week and a Day" (Shavua ve Yom) by Asaph Polonsky (Israel, 2016, 98 min).

Jury members were: Pierre-Simon Gutman, France ("L'Avant Scène Cinéma", "Les Fiches du Cinéma"), Nino Kovacic, Croatia ("Filmoskop", "Filmonaut", "Moj-film.hr"), Yishai Kiczales, Israel ("Israel Hayom").

Festival: www.jff.org.il
Reports on the festival: click here