Hungarian animation film wins Short Film Palme d’Or

Flora Anna Buda's animation film, "27", has won the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 76th International Film Festival at Cannes.

Buda was presented the prize by Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi, the chairperson of the jury for short films.

27, a French-Hungarian coproduction, was chosen from a short list of 11 films, picked from 4,288 contestants.

The film will be screened in Hungary at the Friss Hus short film festival between June 1-7 in Budapest, and then will contest at one of the most prestigious short film festivals at Annecy, France.

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