The Aurora Prize

An exclusive selection of the best and most exciting films from the international arena are nominated to compete for TIFF's Aurora Prize. The films must have their Norwegian premiere at TIFF to be eligible.

THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS won the Aurora Prize at TIFF 2021.

The Aurora Jury 2021

Roskva Koritzinsky, Maria Bock, Ismet Bachtiar

Previous winners

2021 The Truffle Hunters, Michael Dweck & Gregory Kershaw, Italy/USA/Greece, SF Studios
2020 Atlantis, Valentyn Vasyanovych, Ukraine, Arthaus
2019 Lykkelige Lazzaro, Alice Rohrwacher, Italy/Switzerland/France/Germany, Arthaus
2018 Western, Valeska Grisebach, Germany/Bulgaria/Austria, Arthaus
2017 The Fits, Anna Rose Homers, USA, Pascale Ramonda
2016 Heart Of A Dog. Laurie Anderson, USA, Arthaus
2015 Li'l Quinquin, Bruno Dumont, France, NDM
2014 The Tale Of Iya, Tetsuichiro Tsuta, Japan, Pia Filmfest
2013 Lore Cate Shortland, Australia, Germany/UK, Memento Films
2012 Elena Andrej Zvjagintsev, Russia, Pyramide Films
2011 Poetry Chang-dong Lee, South Korea, Arthaus
2010 The Door Anno Saul, Germany
2009 Revansje / Revanche Götz Spielmann, Austria, Arthaus
2008 Vannliljer / Water Lilies Céline Sciamma, France, Fidalgo
2007 Buenos Aires 1977 / Chronicles Of An Escape Adrián Caetano, Argentina, Tour de Force
2006 Tapas José Corbachi & Juan Gruz, Spain, Tour de Force
2005 Skilpadder Kan Fly / Turtles Can Fly Bahman Ghobadi, Iran, Arthaus
2004 Tiden Etter Otar / Since Otar Left Julie Bertucelli, France, Arthaus
2003 Engelen På Høyre Skulder / Angel On The Right Jamshed Usmonov, Tajikistan, Arthaus
2002 Og Mora Di Også / Y Tu Mama Tambien Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico, Arthaus