“The World of Tomorrow”, on the birth of NTM, wins the Grand Prize at the Series Mania festival

This series on the birth of French hip-hop in the 80s, through the rise of NTM, won over an international jury chaired by Ukrainian producer Julia Sinkevych.

The Grand Prix of the Séries Mania festival, which closed the curtain on Friday evening in Lille, was awarded to the series The world of tomorrow by the international jury chaired by Ukrainian producer Julia Sinkevych.

Directed by Katell Quillévéré (mend the living) and Hélier Cisterne (The Office of Legends), it recounts the birth of French hip-hop in the 80s, through the meeting and rise of Kool Shen and JoeyStarr, leaders of the duo NTM.

The prize for best actress was awarded to Michelle De Swarte who plays Natasha, a thirty-year-old who mysteriously finds herself with a baby in her hands, in The BabyBritish production for Sky and HBO.

Impossible love in Israel

The Best Actor award went to Yehuda Levi for the series fire danceabout an impossible love in the ultra-Orthodox community in Israel.

The Swedish series The Dark Heart was crowned “best series” by the International Panorama jury, chaired by Anne Berest, the French author of Postcardalso creator and screenwriter of the series myth.

This jury, which rewards new looks, awarded its special prize to the series Sunshine Eyeswhich shows different Berlin families whose daily lives were turned upside down by the confinement in March 2020.

Fire! Award winning Chatterton

In the French competition, the series tender flesh (on France.tv Slash), created and directed by Yaël Langmann, received the prize for the best series, awarded by a jury from the international press.

Also in this competition, the prize for best actress was awarded to three actresses, Inès Ouchaaou, Charlie Loiselier and Assa Sylla, in the musical Reuss (sister in verlan, editor’s note).

Comedian Axel Granberger won the Best Actor award for his role in black butterflies. And the prize for best original music was awarded to three members of the group Feu! Chatterton for the series Toutouyoutou.

70,000 people

The Lille public rewarded the British series The Birth Of Daniel F. Harrisa mix of thriller and drama about a teenager who lived for 17 years in autarky with his father in an isolated house.

Over the eight days of the festival, which is entirely free, the public and professionals (70,000 people in total) were able to attend the world premiere screening of two episodes from each series of the international competition.

This edition ended on Friday with the preview screening of the mini-series Oussekinewhich retraces the death in France, in 1986, of the student Malik Oussekine during the repression of a demonstration by the police.

Source- https://www.bfmtv.com/people/series/le-monde-de-demain-sur-la-naissance-de-ntm-remporte-le-grand-prix-du-festival-series-mania_AD-202203260187.html