THE WOUNDED ANGEL won the Work in Progress session at the Sarajevo International Film Festival
The Kazakh film director Emir Baigazin’s WOUNDED ANGEL has won the CineLink Work in Progress session at the Sarajevo International Film Festival.
The young film director, known for his brilliant debut film HARMONY LESSONS, won €80 thousand ($105 thousand) from the German company Post Republic. All in all, seven film projects by young and already well-known film directors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Israel, Kazakhstan, Romania, Slovenia and Serbia competed for the prize this year.
THE WOUNDED ANGEL is an Kazakh-French-German Co-Production with Kazakhfilm JSC and Capricci Films. It is Emir Baigazin's second feature film and the second part of a scheduled trilogy dealing with sensitive teenaged issues. Emir Baigazin's debut HARMONY LESSIONS also won the Work in Progress in 2012 and has been awarded with a Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution by the jury of the 63th Berlinale 2013.