Premio Tiempo de Historia

1 November 2011


murundak - songs of freedom was one of only twelve films included in the prestigious Tiempo de Historia section at the 56th Seminci (Semana Internacional de Cine) in Valladolid, Spain. Co-directors Rhys Graham and Natasha Gadd were supported by Film Victoria to attend the festival and were on hand for the gala closing night when murundak was given the top prize in the documentary section - Primer Premio de Tiempo de Historia - by the international jury comprised of Pilar Pérez Solano, Laurence Jourdan & Kees Ryninks. They were also awarded a special mention by the international jury for the Cultural Diversity Prize. For more information on the festival and prize go here, and for some amusing footage of the directors looking lost on the Red Carpet you can check out this youtube video.

The announcement of the prize by Jury member Pilar Pérez Solano is below: