Zlin (Czech Republic), June, 4th, 2018 (SIGNIS/INTERFILM). The members of the Ecumenical Jury at the 58th Zlin Film Festival, International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2018 award the Prize to the film Supa Modo directed by Likarion Wainaina, Kenya / Germany, 2018.
In its motivation, the jury members explain that the film is “an emotional story; simple, pure but still profound. It invites us to face death from the perspective of a little girl, who does it with dignity, joy and courage. Like a real superhero. The films teams, both the real one and the one in the movie, show creativity in many levels. The cinematic skills integrate perfectly with the storytelling and engage the audience without telling so much. This film is about miracles.”
The Jury members were Ylva Liljeholm (Sweden), Marianela Pinto (Ecuador) and Jonáš Vacek (Czech Republic).