Awards 2017

Punishment Island by Laura Cini and Shadowgram by Augusto Contento, the winning titles of the contest “Stories from the Contemporary World”

“L’oro dei giorni” by Léa Delbès, Federico Frefel, Greta Nani, Michele Silva receives the special mention by the Official Jury

The 3rd edition of the International Documentary Festival A Window on the World, Images from Reality, the appointment with the Cinema of the Real organized by UniCredit Pavilion and the production company FRANKIESHOWBIZ, which took place in Milan from 5th to 8th october, also concludes with great success.

Four days, from Thursday 5 to Sunday, 8 October, devoted to the investigation and narrative of contemporary art through a rich programme of national and international documentaries premieres, meetings, events and masterclass open to the public with free entrance.

Over 30 titles are scheduled at A Window on the World, Images from Reality, which in the venues of the show, UniCredit Pavilion, Piazza Gae Aulenti 10, and the new headquarters in Viale Pasubio 5 of the Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, welcomed more than 4,000 spectators.

Fatima Bhutto, the Festival’s Hosting Lady of the third edition, presents the closing ceremony and awards ceremony for the Italian filmmakers of the contest “Stories from the Contemporary World”, which took place last night at the UniCredit Pavilion.

The winners of the competition:

UniCredit Pavilion Prize of 5000 euros: ex-aequo to Punishment Island by Laura Cini and Shadowgram by Augusto Contento. The prize was awarded by the official jury: Chris McDonald, President of Hot Docs, North America’s most important documentary Festival, Minnie Ferrara, producer and director of the Antonioni School of Cinema, Davide Ferrario, director and documentary writer, Paolo Madron, journalist and writer, and filmmaker, director, actor and screenwriter Maurizio Nichetti.

Young UniCredit Pavilion Prize of 2500 euros: Punishment Island by Laura Cini. The jury is composed by students from Milan’s most representative faculty and film schools.

Shadowgram by Augusto Contento is the title that has earned Rai Cinema Recognition, which includes the acquisition of television rights for RAI networks.

The special mention of the official jury went to L’Oro dei giorni by Léa Delbès, Federico Frefel, Greta Nani and Michele Silva.