DMZ International Documentary Film Festival – Winners 2015

We present the winners of the 7th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival that took place from the 17th to the 24th of September.

This annual festival is organized jointly by the cities of Goyung and Paju, from the Gyeonggi Province, in a buffer zone called the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The festival aims to present documentaries with the theme of peace, reconciliation, coexistence and to promote the documentary genre as a means of communication.

International Competition
White Goose Award

Homeland – Abbas Fahdel – Iraq, France | 2015 – 334 minutes
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Special Jury Award

28 Nights and a Poem – Akram Zaatari – Lebanon, France | 2015 – 105 minutes

Asian Competition
Asian Perspective Award

-1287 – Ian Thomas Ash – Japan | 2014 – 70 minutes

Korean Competition
Best Korean Documentary Award

The Letter – Lee Hyun-jun – South Korea | 2014 – 16 minutes

Korean Special Jury Award

Troublers – Lee Young – South Korea | 2015 – 98 minutes

Brave New Docs Award

Thirty-four, On the Road – Kim Byung-chul, Lee Sun-hee – South Korea | 2015 – 84 minutes

Youth Competition
Best Youth Documentary Award

We Didn´t Start the Fire – Hong Da-ye – South Korea | 2014 – 12 minutes

Excellence Youth Documentary Award

599.4 Km – Kim Myo-in – South Korea | 2015 – 6 minutes

Audience Award

Red Mari2 – Kyung Soon – South Korea | 2015 – 120 minutes