Belgian drama wins at Copenhagen fest

CPH:PIX audience prize goes to Israel's "Ahami"

STOCKHOLM — Belgian drama “Amer,” helmed by Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani, won the New Talent Grand Prix when Danish film fest CPH:PIX handed out its two awards Saturday night in Copenhagen.

Thirteen first features competed for the prize, which gives the winner e50,000 ($66,000). Produced by Francois Cognard and Eve Comenge for Anonymes Films and Tobina Film, “Amer’ is a horror film where three separate stories merge into one.

The audience award went to Israeli pic “Ahami,” helmed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani.

Pic, which was produced by Moshe Danon, Thanassis Karathanos and Talia Kleinhendler for Inosan Prods., is about the life in a mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Jerusalem.

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