Sparrows wins Grand Prix at Febiofest


The Danish-Icelandic-Croatian drama Sparrows directed by Runar Runarsson won the Grand Prix award at the Prague international film, TV and video festival Febiofest 2016. The films is about a teenage boy who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar. The drama follows his struggle to navigate a difficult relationship with his father and build a new life in hostile surroundings. Sparrows has already collected a number of awards at international film festivals including the Silver Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival 2015, Best Film at the San Sebastian International Film Festival 2015 and Best Film and Best Screenplay at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2015.