By unanimous acclamation of all jury members, the Werner Herzog Foundation Award 2016 goes to Hubert Sauper for his film WE COME AS FRIENDS. What makes the film particularly remarkable is the caliber of filmmaking, its deep sense of poetry.
WE COME AS FRIENDS is out on DVD – diverse languages with English, French or German subtitles!
The 7th edition of Al Este de Lima Film Festival takes place from June 1 to 11, 2016. The festival has the purpose to bring Central and Eastern Europe cinematography closer to South America, thus enriching the cultural exchange.
Film screenings and master class with director Hubert Sauper at the Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival in May 2016 (…)
Screening WE COME AS FRIENDS and master class with director Hubert Sauper at Docville, the International Documentary Film Festival Belgium, on May 6, 2016 (…)
We Come as Friends is one of six documentaries competing for the 21st Lumières award in the category Best Documentary. The awards ceremony will be held on February 8, 2016 at the Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris. (…)
WE COME AS FRIENDS is among the 15 Documentary Features which advance in 2015 Oscar® Race (…)
This retrospective will include several of Sauper’s early short and medium-length films, as well as his debut feature, Darwin’s Nightmare (2004) and his latest film, We Come as Friends (2014). (…)
This year’s Movies that Matter Festival (March 20-28, 2015) devotes a retrospective to the work of this passionate filmmaker by screening three of his documentaries (…)
The 17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (March 13-22, 2015) pays tribute to Hubert Sauper’s work. The programme includes five of his films. (…)
WE COME AS FRIENDS is nominated for The International Green Film Award, which will be presented at the Cinema for Peace Gala in Berlin on February 9, 2015. (…)
The Austrian Film Award 2015 for Best Documentary goes to WE COME AS FRIENDS !
WE COME AS FRIENDS is one of six documentary films competing for the 27th European Film Prize to be awarded on 13th December in Riga. More than 3,000 members of the European Film Academy (EFA) are voting.
»… a documentary that is both complex and deeply distressing.« (excerpt from the jury’s decision)
WE COME AS FRIENDS wins the main award at the Planete + Doc film festival (Warsaw/Poland).
Screenings and Q&As with director Hubert Sauper at SFIFF (Apr 24 – May 8, 2014)
Director Hubert Sauper and Publicist Martin Marquet in person for both screenings !
WE COME AS FRIENDS is the winner of the 29th Peace Film Prize, awarded at the Berlin International Film Festival.
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematic Bravery for WE COME AS FRIENDS