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2020 festival favourite ‘Identifying Features’ wins best film at Thessaloniki

2020 festival favourite ‘Identifying Features’ wins best film at Thessaloniki

The drama is directed by Mexico’s Fernandez Valadez

Mexican director Fernanda Valadez’s Identifying Features has won the Golden Alexander-Theo Angelopoulos for best film at Greece’s Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) which took place entirely online from November 5-15. The award is a cash prize of £15,000.

The Mexico–Spain co-production previously won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Award at Sundance earlier this year followed by more trophies at San Sebastian, Zurich and Morelia. The film is about on a mother searching for her missing son who tried to emigrate illegally to the US. Alpha Violet handles world sales.

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