Austrian movie wins Grand Prize in Morocco Women’s Film Festival

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BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) Alexander Glehr, Mavie Hoerbiger, Pia Hierzegger, Marie Kreutzer, Valerie Pachner and a guest pose at the "The Ground Beneath My Feet" (Der Boden unter meinen Fuessen) photocall during the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 09, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: (L-R) Alexander Glehr, Mavie Hoerbiger, Pia Hierzegger, Marie Kreutzer, Valerie Pachner and a guest pose at the “The Ground Beneath My Feet” (Der Boden unter meinen Fuessen) photocall during the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 09, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Austrian movie “The Ground Beneath my Feet” won the Grand Prize at the closing ceremony of Morocco International Women’s Film Festival on Saturday.

The film directed by Marie Kreutzer also won the best screenplay award of the 13th edition of this event which took place in the city of Sale.

Actors Isa Yasan, Kalbinur Rahmati, Alinaz Rahmati and Moosa Yasan received the best actor award for their performance in the Chinese film “A First Farewell” by Wang Lina.

Actress Zorica Nusheva won the best actress award in the North Macedonian film “God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya” which also received the Jury Prize.

The festival is aimed to encourage women in the film industry.

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