Nominees

Here are the 2017 nominees.

Movie Award of the Cultural Foundation of Sparkasse Karlsruhe

AS MY HEART BEATS

France 2016

Director: Christine Aubry

Cast: Erika Sainte, Nicolas Herman

 

COUP DE GRACE

Switzerland 2015

Director: Pascal Glatz

Cast: Thomas U. Hostettler, Mathis Künzler, Fabian Guggisberg

 

CUT

USA 2016

Director: Muqing Li

Cast: Steve T. Bartlett, Brandon Tyler Jones

 

PITTER PATTER GOES MY HEART

Austria 2015

Director: Christoph Rainer

Cast: Vicky Krieps, Max Reimann, Michael Maertens

 

WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN

Germany 2016

Director: Katja Benrath

Cast: Bendix Thuneke, Marian Meder, Friederike Linke

Georg Fricker Award

THE COPYIST

Hungary 2016

Director: Tamás Kőszegi

Cast: Simon Attila, Valu Rebeka

 

THE SHADOW FOREST/LAS CIENI

Poland 2014 

Director: Andrzej Cichocki

Cast: Pawel Tchorzelski, Michal Bonin

 

SOULS DEAD

Belarus 2016

Director: Victor Krasovskiy

Cast: Alexander Aleynikov,  Pavel Rassolko, Evgeny Rogozin

 

COAT CHECK LADY

Russia 2016 

Director: Ekaterina Golubeva-Poldi

Cast: Galina Petrova, Igor Savochkin, Stasya Miloslavskaya

 

THE RETURN OF ERKIN

Russia 2015 

Director: Maria Guskova

Cast: Kahramonjon Mamasaliyev

Roncalli-Forum Award

ON THE PULPIT

Poland 2016

Director: Tomasz Wisniewski

Documentary

 

MARIANNE

United Kingdom 2016

Director: Tomisin Adepeju

Cast: Tobi Bakare, Vivienne Bell, Femi Ogunjobi

 

UKON THE SAMURAI

Italy/Japan 2016

Director: Lia Beltrami

Documentary

Indie Award for best feature film

HEAR THE SILENCE

Germany 2016

Director: Ed Ehrenberg

Cast: Vera Stadler, Alexandra Grant, Clarissa Mo

 

PARALLEL LINES MEET AT INFINITY

Hungary 2016

Director: Lika Alekseeva

Cast: Egor Koreshkov, Anna Tsukanova-Kott

 

CHILDREN OF THE MOUNTAIN

USA 2016

Director: Priscilla Anany

Cast: Rukiyat Masud, Akofa Asiedu Ejeani

 

THE HOLLY KANE EXPERIMENT

United Kingdom 2016

Director: Tom Sands

Cast: Kirsty Averton, Nicky Henson, James Rose

 

ALPTRAUM - The last great adventure

Switzerland 2016

Director: Manuel Lobmaier

Cast: Manuel Lobmaier, Robin Locher, Flora Klein

Female Award for best female director

COWBOYS & INDIANS

Spain 2016

Director: Emilia Ruiz

Cast: David Crivillé, Yolanda Belvis

 

IM PERFEKT

Hungary 2016

Director: Zsuzsanna Koszti

Cast: Laura Dobrosi, David Hajmasi, Andrea Petrik

 

VIERFARBENDRUCK

Germany 2016

Director: Sina Seiler

Cast: Christina Tzatzaraki, Paul Wollin

 

HOME-LESS

Poland 2015

Director: Aleksandra Panisko

Cast: Agnieszka Findysz, Robert Buczynski

 

NOTHING HAPPENED

Republic of Korea 2016

Director: Minsook Kim

Cast: Soo-hyang Jo

Newbie Award for best first time movie

FUCK YOU VERY MUCH

Germany 2016

Director: Fabian Döring

Cast: Anja Knauer, Bert Tischendorf

 

EMPTY DIARY

Taiwan 2015

Director: Ang Lee

Cast: Wang Yi-Ting, Hsieh Jen

 

TRUE

Germany 2016

Director: Simon Schneider

Cast: Julian Mosbach, Jacob Gunkel, Lena Ladig

 

FADING COLOR

Germany 2016

Director: Julian Pfretzschner

Cast: Ella-Maria Gollmer, Zsolt Bacs, Bartholomäs Sailer

 

THE BARRIER OF SILENCE

Belgium 2016

Director: Robin E. Pipeleers

Cast: Bob De Moor, Victor Peeters

ZEUS Award for Best Actor

KARL FISCHER - film: Deadlock (Austria)

LUCAS PRISOR - film: Samira (Germany)

OLIVER BENDER - film: Mona Lisa lies (Germany)

MORITZ BERG - film: Harald lends a hand (Germany)

GEORGE BLAGDEN - film: Blight (Irland)

ZEUS Award for Best Actress

SUSI STACH - film: Deadlock (Austria)

POLINA NEDKOVA - film: Torn Flowers (Bulgaria)

LOES SCHNEPPER - film: Home Front (the Netherlands)

JEN ZNACK - film: Skinner (Canada)

SOO-HYANG JO - film: Nothing Happened (Republic of Korea)