44th edition 21 January - 1 February 2015

KNF Award

<strong>To Kill a Man</strong>
<strong>Il futuro</strong>
<strong>Clip </strong>
<strong>Winter Vacation</strong>
<strong>Norteado</strong>
<strong>Tony Manero</strong>

The KNF Award is given to the best feature film in The Big Screen Award Competition that is yet to find distribution within the Netherlands. The winner is selected by a jury of the Kring van Nederlandse Filmjournalisten (KNF), the 'Circle of Dutch Film Journalists'. All the winning films:

2014
To Kill a Man by Alejandro Fernández Almendras

2013
Il futuro by Alicia Scherson (Chile/Germany/Italy/Spain, 2013)

2012
Clip by Maja Miloš (Serbia)

2011
Winter Vacation by Li Hongqi (China)

2010
Norteado by Rigoberto Perézcano (Mexico/Spain)

2009
Tony Manero by Pablo Larraín (Chile)

2008
Cargo 200 by Alexei Balabanov (Russia)

2007
Operation Filmmaker by Nina Davinport (USA)

2006
Look Both Ways by Sarah Watt (Australia)

2005
Illumination by Pascale Breton (France)

2004
The Missing by Lee Kang-sheng (Taiwan)

Special mention:
Save the Green Planet! by Jang Jun-Hwan (South Korea)

2003
Blissfully Yours by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)

2002
Bolivia by Adrián Caetano (Argentina)

Special mention:
Sabado by Juan Villagas (Argentina)
La libertad by Lisandro Alonso (Argentina)
Take Care Of My Cat by Jeong Jae-Eun (South Korea)

2001
No Place to Go by Oskar Röhler (Germany)

Special mention:
Beay travail by Claire Denis (France)

2000
Audition by Miike Takashi (Japan)

1999
La vida es silbar by Fernando Pérez (Cuba)

1998
Gummo by Harmony Korine (USA)

1997
Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas (France)

Special Mention:
A Petal by Jung Sun-Woo (South Korea)

1996
The Journals of Jean Seberg by Mark Rapaport (USA)

1995
La buttane by Aurelio Grimaldi (Italy)

Special mention:
Moeder Dao, de schildpadvergelijkende by Vincent van Monnikendam (the Nederlands)

1994
Living with an idiot by Alexandr Rogozhkin (Russia)

1993
Observations by Ruud Monster (Nederland)

1992
Thank You and Good Night by Jan Oxenberg (USA)

1991
Elegiya & Prostaya elegiya by short films by Aleksandr Sokoerov

1990
Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive by Wayne Chang (Hong Kong/USA)

1989
The Prisoner of St. Petersburg by Ian Pringle (Australia)

1988
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On by Kazuo Hara (Japan)

1987
Alexei Guerman (Russia), for his three films.

1986
Zina by Ken McMullen (UK)

1985
Manuel op het Wondereiland by Raúl Ruiz (Chili)

1984
Peter Hutton (USA): six short films

1983
Stranger Than Paradise by Jim Jarmusch (USA)

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