Zephyr wins NETPAC Award
Zephyr, the debut feature from Turkish director Belma Baş, was
announced yesterday as the winner of the NETPAC Award at the 2010
Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The award, which is given annually at 28
international film festivals in 21 countries, is a key part of
NETPAC's stated goal to discover and promote outstanding young
The NETPAC jury at this year's Festival was chaired by Alberto
Elena Díaz, Director of the Granada Film Festival "Cines del Sur."
The other jury members were Ms. Do Kyung Kim (Korea) and Cüneyt
The jury chose Zephyr "for its very
sensitive and restrained telling of a story of loss and growing up,
with stunning cinematography."