INTERNATIONAL JURY

Javier Packer-Comyn (Belgium) Michelangelo Frammartino (Italy) Lech Kowalski (USA) Alena Shumakova (Russia) Tiziana Soudani (Switzerland)

POPOLI AWARD to the BEST FILM

CUCHILLO DE PALO by Renate Costa (Spain, 2010)

“This film succeeds in articulating an investigation both into the film-maker’s family story and into the memory of the repression of Stroessner’s dictatorhip in Paraguay. Avoiding the pitfalls of the genre it offers a profoundly honest, personal, political and feminist film.”

POPOLI and FONDAZIONE ENTE DELLO SPETTACOLO AWARD to the BEST DIRECTOR to

Sylvain L’Esperance per il 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.”

GIAN PAOLO PAOLI AWARD to the BEST ETHNO-ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM

FOREIGN PARTS by Véréna Paravel, J.P. Sniadecki (USA)

“For its courage of questioning the traditional approach of anthropological research by choosing the U.S. as the object of its investigation. The desperate community living in the Willets Point junk-yard embodies the conflicts of the American Dream.”

POPOLI AWARD to the BEST SHORT FILM

COTONOV VANISHED by Andreas Fontana (Switzerland, 2009)

“If someone living on Mars watched this short film he would understand the Earth much better.”

SPECIAL MENTION

SI YO FUERA TÚ, ME GUASTARÍAN LOS CICATRIZ by Jorge Tur Moltó (Spain, 2010)

“The history of Punk in Vitoria or New York, London, L.A., Paris, Montreal has the same roots, the same motivations, the same spirit and this film is the only film in the history of Punk film-making that concisely and in Punk fashion illustrates this big fuck you.”

LORENZO DEI MEDICI-UNIVERSITA’ DI FIRENZE JURY Christian De Persis Diego Garufi Claudia Loiacono Tamara Kohan Christopher Shikami Paolo Grassini (tutor)

LORENZO DEI MEDICI-UNIVERSITA’ DI FIRENZE AWARD

MAYE ET FILS by David Maye (Switzerland)

“For the ability to show and compare three generations with humanity and compassion. The film translates private and familiar themes into universal ones.”

“SELEZIONE CINEMA.DOC FIRENZE” JURY Riccardo Biadene Christian Carmosino

“SELEZIONE CINEMA.DOC FIRENZE” AWARD (ex-aequo)

LEFT BY THE SHIP by Emma Rossi Landi and Alberto Vendemmiati (Italy)

THIS IS MY LAND…HEBRON by Giulia Amati and Stephen Natanson (Italia)

AUDIENCE AWARD NEL GIARDINO DEI SUONI by Nicola Bellucci (Switzerland)