With the delivery of the RIFF Awards closes the XV Edition of the RIFF
"You'll Never Be Alone" DI Alex Anwandter, the Chilean film-themed queer, conquers the RIFF
It closed yesterday, with the RIFF Awards delivery, the fifteenth edition of the Rome Independent Film Festival.
The final evening was attended among others by Nobel Peace Prize Alfonso Perez Esquivel.
The RIFF Awards, which amount to a total of about 50,000 Euro, were presented to the following works:
Best international feature film
Winner “You’ll Never Be Alone” di Alex Anwandter (Chile)
Special mention a “1:54” di Yan England (Canada)
Best italian feature film
Winner: “Sex Cowboys” di Adriano Giotti (Italy)
Best International Documentary Film
Winner: “Une jeune fille de 90 ans” di Valeria Bruni Tedeschi & Yann Coridian (France)
Best Italian Documentary Film
Winner: “2 Girls” di Marco Speroni (Italy)
Special mention a “Gente di amore e rabbia” di Stefano Casertano (Italy)
Best International Short Film
Winner: “Ja passou” di Sebastiao Salgado (Portugal)
Special mention a “Minh Tam” di Vincent Maury (France)
Best Italian Short Film
Winner: “E così sia” di Cristina Spina (Italy)
Special mention a “Parla che ti sento” di Idria Niosi (Italy)
Best Student Short Film
Winner: “Anna” di Or Sinai (Israel)
Special mention a “Ameryka” di Aleksandra Terpinska (Poland) e “Gionatan con la G” di Gianluca Santoni (Italy)
Best Animation Short Film
Winner: “Playgroung” di Francis Gavelle e Claire Inguimberty (France)
Best Screenplay for Feature Film
Winner: “Veleno nelle gole” di Gisella Orsini & Simona Barba
Best Screenplay for Short Film
Winner: “L’ultima partita” di Flavio Costa
Winner: “Deserto di Ghiaccio” di Ermanno Felli & Marco Gallo.
The fifteenth edition of RIFF was held from November 25 to December 1, 2016 at the Savoy Cinema and Cinema Europa Rome.
He recorded a great success.
It saw in programming - including feature films, short films and documentaries - 110 works in competition. From 24 countries, 15 world premiere and 10 European premiere. Were 12 films in competition including eight foreigners from Canada, Germany, France, USA, Philippines, Spain and Chile and four Italian films.
RIFF, directed by Fabrizio Ferrari, is been realized with the support and sponsorship of the General Direction for Cinema - MIBACT, of the Lazio Region, of City of Rome - Department of Cultural Growth in collaboration with SIAE. It is inserted in the edition 2016 of the Festivals of particular interest in the cultural life of the City, "Rome, a Cultural Capital".