Spezial jury prize for The Punk Syndrome at Visions du Réel

April 27, 2012 in Film News

The Punk Syndrome has been awarded with the Special Prize Swiss Post for the most innovative Feature Film at Visions du Réel festival. Organised in Nyon, Switzerland, it is one of the most distinguished documentary film festivals in the world, showcasing mostly creative and artistically high-end documentary films.

The film was competing in the main competition together with 18 other films and won the prize worth 10 000 CHF.  The international jury, consisting of Anna GlogowskiSimon Kilmurry and Peter Liechti, depicted the film as follows:

”Full of warmth and humour The Punk Syndrome is an entertaining and challenging celebration of life’s pleasures. This is not only a generous encounter with people traditionally placed at society’s margins, it is also a work of rigorous and inspired filmmaking.”