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With the delivery of the RIFF Awards ends the XV Edition of the RIFF

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District: Latium
Province: Rome (RM)
Date: 2016-12-02

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)

30 novembre

Best italian feature film

Winner: “Sex Cowboys” di Adriano Giotti (Italy)

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Best International Documentary Film

Winner: “Une jeune fille de 90 ans” di Valeria Bruni Tedeschi & Yann Coridian (France)

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Best Italian Documentary Film

Winner: “2 Girls” di Marco Speroni (Italy)

29 novembre

Special mention a “Gente di amore e rabbia” di Stefano Casertano (Italy)

Programma del Rome Independent Film Festival

Best International Short Film

Winner: “Ja passou” di Sebastiao Salgado (Portugal)

29 novembre

Special mention a “Minh Tam” di Vincent Maury (France)

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Best Italian Short Film

Winner: “E così sia” di Cristina Spina (Italy)

27 novembre

Special mention a “Parla che ti sento” di Idria Niosi (Italy)

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Best Student Short Film

Winner: “Anna” di Or Sinai (Israel)

29 novembre

Special mention a “Ameryka” di Aleksandra Terpinska (Poland) e “Gionatan con la G” di Gianluca Santoni (Italy)


27 novembre

Best Animation Short Film

Winner: “Playgroung” di Francis Gavelle e Claire Inguimberty (France)

29 novembre

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

Best Story

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".




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