FRUTTETO (ORCHARD) SECTION – 1ST PRIZE GOLDEN RAKE
Brotherhood, Meryam Joobeur, Tunisia, Canada, Qatar, Sweden 2018, 25’
For having been able to tell, with exciting cinematic breath and great narrative synthesis, the contemporary crisis of a family living the values of peasant life among generational, cultural and religious tensions. A story of a brotherhood with an historical and symbolic universal value.
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE "MARIA ADRIANA PROLO" – GOLDEN HOE
To Plant a Flag, Bobbie Peers, Norwey, Iceland 2018, 15’
A fulminating and amusing story that ironically reaffirms peasant pride in an historical moment of space and technological ambition.
AUDIENCE PRIZE – GOLDEN SHOVEL
Tungrus, Rishi Chandna, India 2018, 13’
GERMOGLI (BUDS) - GOLDEN WATERING CAN
Drops, Sarah Joy Jungen, Karsten Kjærulf-Hoop, Denmark 2017, 5’
Dubak, Anna Kritskaya, Russia 2017, 7’
SAME AWARD - AMONG MECHANICS AND AGRICULTURE
Viktoría, Brúsi Ólason, Islanda, Usa 2018, 12’
Within a story of hard work and hard life in a farm, this film is able to underline the fundamental support of what mechanics in agriculture means in daily activities.
SPECIAL JURY MENTION
Nursery Rhymes, Tom Noakes, Australia 2018, 5’
A complex narrative framework masterfully staged with one shot only is able to reveal all the details of an intense drama within a single slow gesture.
SPECIAL JURY MENTION
Lionella, Sergey Borovkov, Russia 2018, 15’
In the middle of a suggesting and surreal landscape composed by fridges together with trees, the short “Lionella” describes a silent and unsolved dialogue between old and new generations through the irony of a simple name.
ASILO BIANCO AWARD
Amelina, Rubén Guzmán, Argentina 2018, 25'
For the silences of a place that goes beyond time and gives shape to the existence of an enlightened woman. In the film the work of people, both manual and intellectual, is not only useful for the human being but it flows into the immeasurable life of this planet.
BEST BEAST AWARD
Raymonde ou l’évasion verticale (Raymonde or The Vertical Escape), Sarah Van den Boom, France 2018, 17’
To a brave hen who decides to start living outside the rules of her community, the same rules that imprison her erotic universe and her animal drives. Her vertical escape is the dream of all animals that force themselves to live inside a moral cage.