Roma Cinema Doc is proud to announce the winners of the montly edition of January
Best International short film (30 min or less)
Film Title: Karma
Director: Vladimir Mitrevski
Several people with different needs and values are chained together in a series of events. The central figure is Bobby, a father who`s child is terminally ill. He has to find a way to pay for his child`s surgery, because the time is running out.
-Menzione per la regia a K. S. McMullen per “Nail House”
– Menzione per la fotografia a Meg White per “QPID”
– Menzione per il montaggio a K. S. McMullen per “Nail House”
Best Italian short film (30 min or less)
Film Title: BlasterCore
Director: Alessandro Vivarini
Two drunk heroes driving fast on the street are going to face the evil forces: tha police!
Best international documentary (60 min or less)
Film Title: My Home
Director: Igal Hecht
My Home, explores the complex reality of living as a Christian, Muslim, Druze and Bedouin minority inside of the state of Israel.
– Menzione per la regia a Keivan Mohseni per “Kayeh”
– Menzione per la fotografia a Florian Fischer per “Above & Below Galappagos National Park” – Menzione per il montaggio a
Best italian documentary (60 min or less)
Film Title: Interior of Sicily 4 Seasons
Director: Franco Blandi
The natural landscape and agrarian observed from 5 stations for two years, between the provinces of Messina and Enna. The photo series and video shooting, documenting the changes in the landscape of an entire year. The long work of observation and processing output: A documentary, a photo exhibition, a book. A new approach to the use of the landscape, not only as an aesthetic element being surveyed, but as a witness, emblem exercise harmony between human activities and nature.
The passage of time is documented by photographic sequences is carried out by different locations, both by video images and detail of the landscape. At the beginning of each month, a video-camera sequence that in a minute condensation Over the weeks, the months, the seasons. Immediately after pictures documenting each month through the alternation of details and overviews that give an idea of what was happening around the stations during the observations. The decision to begin the story in September was dictated Since the start of the farming year that starts right from the month of September.
The 12-camera video sequences, twelve months, in about 35 minutes, documenting the evolution of the natural landscape and activities in the fields of wheat, barley, on. In the background Etna, the Sicilian volcano active that seems to dominate and control every activity.
There are places where nature, landscape and human activities survive in balance between tradition and modernity. For thousands of years the succession of the seasons gives natural scenery colorful, painted by the art and technique of working the fields. Paint brushes human and natural landscape that is renewed every year in a cycle that never seems to end.
The landscape, what we see is what we are! And ‘this, in a nutshell, the culmination of which comes the author.
Best International web series (30 min or less – episode)
Film Title: Namaste Bitches
Director: Laura Richardson
Inspired by the Monk Thich Nhat something, a group of women gather weekly to meditate and hold a positive thought for the world, learning the task is a real bitch!
Best Student film (20 min or less)
Film Title: Alma
Director: Mariana Garcia
Best Short Short(5 min or less)
Film Title: Dream Big
Director: Gianluca Colla
It’s an impulse to pursue your own dream.
A young boy dreams of becoming a figure skater.
He practices for days, months and years.
He never gives up and follows his dream while others kids live an ordinary life.
Until one day, he eventually becomes a champion.
Stéphane Lambiel, World and Olympic champion plays the key figure.
Best One minute short film (60 seconds or less)
Film Title: 2015 – In a minute
Director: Nikita Deshpande
The major events of 2015 in one purely visual minute!
Events in order of appearance: Leonard Nimoy (1931 – 2015) – New Horizons’ Pluto flyby – Nepal earthquake – Ebola epidemic end in sight – Peace for Paris – Adele 25 – Saudi Arabian women vote for the first time – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – UN climate change conference – China ends one child policy.