50th Zlín International Film Festival for youth and children wraps-up with awards and gala ceremony

06-06-2010

The 50th annual Zlín International Film Festival for youth and children wrapped-up on Saturday evening with awarded handed out at a gala ceremony. The Polish film Magic Tree by Andrzej Maleszka won the main prize, while other films recognised included the Swedish film Sebbe and British film Lost & Found. The international jury was made up of members from the four Visegrad countries: the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary. The renowned festival began a week ago and saw 356 films from 43 countries screened. One of this year’s guests included British actor Christopher Lee - known for numerous roles including Star Wars’ Count Dooku, the evil wizard Saruman in The Lord of the Rings, and Dracula.