'A DROWNING MAN' WINS GRAND PRIX FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT AT CORK FILM FESTIVAL / by Mauricio Gonzalez-Aranda

Mahdi' Fleifel's poweful short film A Drowning Man took home the Grand Prix for Best International Short at the 62nd Cork Film Festival, held November 10-19 2017. 

Since the Cork Film Festival is an Oscar® qualifying film festival the win allows A Drowning Man to join the longlist for the 90th Academy Awards in the Live Action Short Film category. 

You can see the full list of winners at the Cork Film Festival website, or read more about A Drowning Man here.