I am Kuba wins at Tromsø!

posted on January 19th 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

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On Saturday evening, director Åse Svenheim Drivenes received the Tromsø Palm for I am Kuba at the Tromsø International Film Festival.
The TROMSØ PALM AWARD which is presented to the best film in the festival’s ‘Films from the North’ program.
The jury which was this year made up of, Rudy Buttingnol, president and CEO at British Columbias Knowledge Network, Christine Cynn,, film director and producer and Odd-Arild Knutsen, president of the Tromsø Film Society stated:
– This film proves the power of classic observational documentary to capture a family in crisis, with intimacy and respect along with a critical edge.
The team behind I am Kuba are so pleased and grateful for the prize and look forward to the rest of the festival season.