All the Awards of the Festival!
“Windows on the World” Feature Film Competition
City of Milan Award to the Best “Windows on the World” Feature Film (8.000 €). The Jury made up of Bushra Abdalla Rozza (President), Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, Laura Luchetti awards the prize to:
The assured hand of the direction is clearly evident, The film displays a deft touch and confidence of an artist in control of their medium. A story of solitude and hope, with a beautiful performance by the lead actress that shows the horror and desperation of abandoned kids in China, exploring in a very powerful way the strength, passion and courage of a young woman who wants to fight the
Special Mention to Los silencios, by Beatriz Seigner.
African Short Films Competition
The Jury made up of Marita Toniolo (President), Eugenio Arcidiacono, Mattia Carzaniga awards the Prize (2.000 €) to:
For the skill with which it deals with the contradictions of the contemporary Muslim world with a
strong emotional impact and through artistic eyes which are already mature.
Special Mention of the Jury to #Je_Suis_Kamikaze, by Mohamed Touahria
The Jury made up of Mattia Toniolo (President), Eugenio Arcidiacono, Mattia Carzaniga awards the Prize (1.000€) to:
For the ability to make the audience reflect on major problems through a small story very much in the present, with a delicate touch and an excellent work with the young actors.
Special Mention to the film My Home, in Lybia, by Martina Melilli.
City of Milan Audience Prize
For the film receiving the most votes from the public.
The prize, which consists of the acquisition of the distribution rights in Italy, is awarded to an African short film with educational value. The “Premio CINIT – Cineforum Italiano” Jury made up of Massimo Caminiti, Neda Furlan, Orazio Leotta and Massimo Nardin awarded the prize to:
Claire Cahen, Ali Esmili
The prize, which consists of the acquisition of the distribution rights in Italy, is awarded to the best film that promotes cultural exchange and the fight against prejudices. The Jury made up of Modou Gueye, Paola Del Debbio and Marisa Pontoni awards the prize to:
SIGNIS (OCIC e UNDA) Award
The prize is awarded by the World Catholic Association for Communication. The Jury made up of Christina Beffa, Vanessa Lanari, Ana María Pedroso Guerrero and Riccardo Sorbello awards the prize to:
Special Mention to Freedom Fields, by Naziha Arebi