The 2022 edition of Tampere Film Festival started on March 9th and ended on 13th. TFF is is Academy Award Qualifying with the awards International Competition – Best Documentary, International Competition Grand Prix, National Competition Main Prize less than 30 minutes.

Winners were announced, let’s see! Be sure to visit their website for all details and news, and for winners over 30 minutes.

International Competition

Tampere Film Festival’s International Competition Grand Prix
Babičino Seksualno Življenje (Granny’s Sexual Life) by Urška Djukić, Émilie Pigeard (Slovenia, France)

Tampere Short Film Candidacy for the European Film Awards 2022
Le Saboteur by Anssi Kasitonni (Finland)

Best Animation Prize
Bestia by Hugo Covarrubias (Chile)

Best Documentary Prize
Angle Mort by Lotfi Achour (Tunisia, France)

Best Fiction Prize
Warsha by Dania Bdeir (France, Lebanon)

Best Genre Film Award in the Generation XYZ competition
Heartless by Haukur Björgvinsson (Iceland)

Special mentions
Swallow by Mai Nakanishi (Taiwan, Japan)
En fin de conte by Zoé Arene (Belgium, France)

National Competition

Main Prize
Fardosa by Rukia Mahamed, Iqlaas Osman, Anton Tammi (Finland, United Kingdom)

National Competition Special Prize (under 30 minutes category)
Ihmissoihtu by Risto-Pekka Blom (Finland)

National Competition Special Mention
Hei hei Tornio by Emilia Hernesniemi (Finland)

Risto Jarva Prize
Kuinka käänsin Rabobeston kylkiasentoon by Mari Mantela (Finland)

National Competition Student Award
Mehiläiskesä by Ida-Maria Olva (Finland)

Prize of the Youth Jury
Uni by Pete Riski (Finland)

Sustainability Award Verso
Arctic Utopias by Ville Koskinen, Daniela Toma, Svetlana Romanova, Matti Kinnunen (Finland)

Special Mention
Mehiläiskesä by Ida-Maria Olva (Finland)