51 FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI - Best Director
Popoli/Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo Award
(prize of 5,000 euros) to the Best Director
for the film INTERIEURS DU DELTA (Canada, 2009)
"In Interieurs du Delta Sylvain L’Espérance ‘s presence is gentle yet firm. He allows his subjects to express themselves and by doing so he shows us that they are not far away in the periphery of society but central to the crisis the world is facing."