Feature Film Competition 3000 EURO CITTÀ DI TORINO PRIZE FOR THE BEST FEATURE FILM DECA/FËMIJËT/ CHILDREN KOSOVO 2000
by Ferenc Moldovànyi (Hungary, 2002)
For the intensity, sensitiviness and rigour used to tell the story of how the Albanian, Rom and Serbian in Kosovo children are deprived of their childhood, and the way they become the helpless victims of war , hatred which is both its cause and consequence.
1500 CINEMAMBIENTE AMIAT PRIZE FOR THE SECOND CLASSIFIED FEATURE FILM LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE
by Agnès Varda (France, 2000)
For the analytic intelligence and immaginative originality with which he succeds in disclosing the headside of our culture and of our way of producing and consuming.
Short/Medium – length film Competion 1500 EURO CINEMAMBIENTE CITTA' DI TORINO PRIZE FOR THE BEST SHORT/MEDIUM - LENGTH SHORES OF SILENCE
by Mike H. Pandey (India, 2000)
For the essential language used to describe the shark hunting which takes place on the western coasts of India; it resorts to the traditional documentary characteristics based on effective and involving images. The life of Idian fishermen is realistically described, and has a determinating role in his expository aiming at telling the life of Indian fishermen and the cruel fate of the sharks which have become an endangered speacies. The clarity of the narration and the effective style reveal very importtant environment aspects in the struggle for the protection of the environment on our planet.
1000 Euro CINEMAMBIENTE AMIAT PRIZE FOR THE SECOND CLASSIFIED SHORT/MEDIUM – LENGTH FILM GIOCHI DI HAITI
by Alessandro Corallo (Italia, 1999)
The video is a magnificent tolken with a cultural and ecological consistent approach to the issue of recycled fibre to create toys and games from scratch. In land of poverty and destitution, the children’s fantasy and creativity force produces unimmaginable objects. The director cleverly seizes the simplicity of a world made of poverty and hope. SPECIAL MENTION ELDORADO DI GHIACCIO
by Adriano Zecca (Switzerland, 2000)
"RAGAZZI DEL 2006" PRIZE BEST FEATURE FILM BHOPAL EXPRESS
by Mahesh Mathai (India, 2000)
Based on an excellently written script the film perfectly fuses cinema and environment themes, enthralling the audience in a tragically true story.
SPECIAL MENTION LES GLANEURS ET LA GLANEUSE
by Agnès Varda (France, 2000)
For the originality of the discussed theme and technique used to show a very close yet still rather unknown side of our life. BEST SHORT/MEDIUM – LENGTH FILM DOG DAYS
by Ellie Lee (Usa, 2000)
The enigmatic relationship between a man who thinks he is a dog and a family tried by the war. The story is told in an original style which finds in the black and white choice an even more effective representation of the protagonist’s existential drama. The final role reversal suggests the importance of accepting each other’s differences. SPECIAL MENTION OONA STRADA BAGNADA / A WET ROAD
by Lamberto Caimi (Italia, 1999)
For the outstanding photography and for the ability of conveying through dialect poetry a sense of romantic melancholy to the protagonist’s main story.