Florence November 27th - December 4th 2015

International documentary film festival

PALMARES - OTHERS AWARDS

”GIAN PAOLO PAOLI AWARD” FOR BEST ETHNO-ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM

The International Jury bestowed the “Gian Paolo Paoli” award for Best Ethno-anthropological film, to:

BABOR CASANOVA
by Karim Sayad (Switzerland, 2015)

Motivation: “An in-depth portrait, in sincere humanistic style, of the dreams of a group of youths growing up on streets that have nothing to offer them. We were impressed to see how, although celebrating the things they love, they always decide to leave.”



Interview with Karim Sayad



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MyMovies.it – AUDICENCE AWARD

With their votes, the festival audience bestowed the MyMovies.it – Audience Award to the film SPONDE. In the Safe Sun of the North, by Irene Dionisio (Italy/France, 2015)

Vincenzo, a gravedigger in Lampedusa, buries the bodies of the migrants who died during shipwrecks, raising the protests of the religious community protesting for the use of crosses to bury non-Catholic people. In Zarzis, Tunisia, postman the postman Mohsen Lidhabi builds a museum with clothes of the dead bodies and the objects that the sea returned to the land. One day, Vincenzo and Mohsen begin to write letters to each other.

Interview with Irene Dionisio



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