Winners 2020 June Edition

Best short

L'Oro di Famiglia (The Family Gold)

Directed by EMANUELE PISANO

A young petty thief and a male robbery. Among the stolen goods, an object captures his attention: not gold, not silver and not ancient memorabilia, but something much more precious than the worth returning.

Best feature

THE ERRAND BOY

Directed by CARLOS DEL CASTILLO

After losing his mother and being left to live alone, an 11 year old boy is employed as the errand boy of the only pharmacy of a small town where he lives and becomes the little doctor of the region.

Best poetry

Home Time

Directed by Bhulla Beghal

Made during the CV19 lockdown and commissioned by Multistory as part of their project, Stories in Isolation, Home Time tells a child’s simple point of view during a congested and manic period. In the midst of a nationwide lockdown, a school-boy is just a boy. Now that school is been taken from him, his realisation of how much he loved his teachers, classmates and the routine arises and he poetically awaits the day he can return.

Best experimental

The Cry Of Silence

Directed by Mara Cracaleanu

The Cry Of Silence is a film about two sisters, a story that follows events of their lives and decisive moments they have to go through. It is a meditation on life and death, the contrast between sadness, pain, joy and euphoria.

Best animation

The Chair

Directed by Ronnie Cramer

A woman encounters a chair with strange properties, but can't decide if the experience is exciting or annoying. Created old-school style, using only pen and paper, and made up of 2,700 individual drawings

Best narrative

Steppe Man

Directed by Shamil Aliyev

One steppe man is living far from the cities closely communicating with the nature. His farther teaches him all wisdom of the steppe life. After his farther death he met with
the young woman who came from the village. Meeting with her is a new page in his life and a huge step into the big and unfamiliar life ahead...

Best sci-fi

New Born

Directed by Oli Greck

In an artificial future, the development of high functioning AI has led to the mistreatment of women

Best comedy

The Body

Directed by Adam Weber

A hit man and his potential protege are tasked with burying a body in the countryside but the seemingly simple job takes an unexpected turn.

Best drama

IL VESTITO (THE SUIT)

Directed by Maurizio Ravallese

An immigrant works in a laundry to buy a wedding suit. One day he is found stealing a suit from a sick groom who has just been left at the altar. To atone for his sins, he will have to avenge the robbed man.

Best mockumentary

The Haven

Directed by Petronella Petander

The Haven takes place in the communal laundry house; typical to Swedish housing complexes and a kind of frame of mind for ordinary life. The laundry house is not only a warm and temporary safe space, it is also a place where it is possible to be somebody else, for a couple of hours. In an uncertain and vanishing existence, simple everyday routines - like doing laundry - becomes a way to hold on, and to belong.

Best web/media

The Gliwensbourg Chronicles

Directed by EMILIE TOMMASI

Gliwensbourg, winter 1915, a French trench is pounded, all the soldiers are buried making only one survivor. Underground, the soldier who survived managed to get out of an air pocket and crawl into a hole leading to a mysterious tunnel that leads to ... 1925!

Best fantasy

The Mirror

Directed by Leila Murton Poole

Mathilde, a mute French orphan, helps to protect Madame B, the most superstitious lady in the world, from all bad luck. Both have developed their own coping mechanisms to deal with extreme loss. When Mathilde breaks Madame B’s most prized possession, a magical mirror, she goes on a journey to fix it. Along the way, she meets 12 year old Tobias who is wise beyond his years and changes her life forever.

Best student

ROGER THAT

Directed by EInkar Maxutova

An inventor reveals his invention to his girlfriend but she uses it to reveal a surprise to him

Best actor

Pramode Kumar for 'KALPATARU ( THE TREE)'

Best actress

Amber Doig-Thorne for 'NEW BORN'

Best director

Paul Mayora for 'DEVIL'S WHISPER'

Best CINEMATOGRAPHER

Anatoly Ivanov for 'ROGER THAT'

nominations

THE RIVER BETWEEN
Director ANINDYA DUTTA 

Devil's Whisper
Director Paul Mayora 

The Dental Plan
Director Wayne Diu 

KALPATARU ( THE TREE)

Director Ravi Shankar Prasad 

The Morning After
Director Alexander Machlouzarides-Shalit

For some time...
Directors Jort Tjepkema, Sven de Waard

TREATMENT VALUE
Director MAVROMOUSTAKOS MICHAIL

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