Dubrovnik prizes named

'Sea' wins for best film and screenplay at fest

The Dubrovnik Film Fest wrapped its second edition May 30 with best feature film going to Iran’s “Silence of the Sea.” Writer/director Vahid Mousaian also picked up the prize for best screenplay.

Best director honors went to Croatian filmmaker Krsto Papic for “Infection.” A retrospective of Papic’s career presented films spanning 40 years, including 1999’s “When the Dead Start Singing” and 1970’s “Handcuffs.”

“Rave Against the Machine,” about the underground music scene in 1990s Bosnia, won best documentary film.

Producer Branko Lustig (“Schindler’s List) received the fest’s Libertas Award for lifetime achievement.

Other features screened at the four-day event included “Stander” and “Grand Theft Parsons.”

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