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Global Nonviolent Film Festival Announces the 2019 Awards

September 30, 2019 — Hollywood, California — Global Nonviolent Film Festival, the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world, announced today the Awards handed at its 8th edition. The announcement was made by festival director Daria Trifu and festival artistic consultant Bruno Pischiutta in a video presentation that is available for viewing on the Festival’s on-line TV Channel:

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The Festival is becoming more successful and is growing with each new edition. This year, there have been a record number of 46 films that have been selected from 23 countries. They included feature and short films, feature and short documentaries, animation films and music videos.

The Awards decided by the Jury and handed at the 2019 edition of the Global Nonviolent Film Festival are:

FEATURE FILM CATEGORY

Best Feature Film
“The Descendants” – Iran
Produced by Mitra Roohimanesh
Directed by Yaser Talebi

Best Original Production Design
“As the Earth Turns” – USA
Directed by Richard H. Lyford

SHORT FILM CATEGORY

Best Short Film
“The Power of One Coin” – UK
Produced by Flaminia Graziadei, Zbignew Siwek & Judson Vaghoun 
Directed by Flaminia Graziadei

Best Screenplay
Julie Uribe for “The Healing of Harman” – USA
Directed by Seth Pinsker

Best Director
Mehmet Tığlı for “Spizella” – Turkey

Best Original Subject
“If I Could Bark” – USA
Directed by Shawn Welling

Best Actor
Damion Rochester in “Tastes Like Medicine” – USA

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY CATEGORY

Best Feature Documentary
“Soldiers Without Guns” – Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
Produced by John Kier
Directed by Will Watson

Best Director
Gayle Kirschenbaum for “Look at Us Now, Mother!” – USA

Best Cinematography
Corey Scarrow for “Jackstones” – Canada, Philippines 
Directed by Tim Riedel

Best Editing
“Day of the Western Sunrise” – USA, Japan
Directed by Keith Reimink

SHORT DOCUMENTARY CATEGORY

Best Short Documentary
“Vietnam Aftermath” – USA
Directed & Produced by Tom Phillips

Best Original Idea
“Gun Show”  – USA
Directed by Richard Chisolm

SHORT ANIMATION CATEGORY

Best Short Animation Film
“Anacronte” – Argentina, Mexico
Produced by Emiliano Sette
Directed by Emiliano Sette and Raúl Koler

Best Screenplay
Maria Moreira for “The Teacher” – Portugal

MUSIC VIDEO CATEGORY

Best Performer
Osvaldo Supino in “No Means No” by Osvaldo Supino – Spain
Directed by Vera Kuznetsova & Andrei Zaitcev

Best Director
Guido Verelst for “How Beautiful” by Dez Mona – Belgium

Best Music
“Tip Toe” by Tim Freitag – Switzerland, Vietnam
Directed by Achille Lietha 

The complete Film Guide of the films that have participated in the Festival, with articles and behind-the-scenes commentary from the filmmakers, is in the annual magazine Daria!. The magazine is available here: Daria! Magazine.

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Day 5 (September 23) – Daily Presentation

DAY #5, SEPTEMBER 23 – FILMS’ PRESENTATION

In today’s video presentation, Festival’s director Daria Trifu and film director and artistic consultant of the Festival Bruno Pischiutta, introduce the following four films from the line-up:

JACKSTONES
Feature Documentary, 81 min. – Canada
Directed by Tim Riedel

ROSALIND
Short Film, 17 min. – USA
Directed by David Hardberger

MY NAME WAS JANUARY
Short Documentary, 25 min. – Canada
Directed by Elina Gress & Lenee Son

PINK & BLUE
Short Animation Film, 7 min. – USA
Directed by James Parris

The Festival takes place on-line here:

FESTIVAL’S ON-LINE TV CHANNEL

FOR 11 DAYS, EVERYBODY CAN WATCH:

– 46 full-length feature films & documentaries, shorts, animation films and music videos from 23 countries!

– FREE daily video presentations of 4/5 films from the line-up, with introduction by festival director Daria Trifu and commentary by festival artistic consultant Bruno Pischiutta.

– FREE trailers.

Read Daria! Magazine for a complete Guide of the selected films (starting at page 51), here:

READ DARIA! 2019

Day 7 – September 20

September 20, 2017 — Brasov International Film Festival & Market today presents the following three films:

  • A CAFE IN THE SKY from Hungary, directed by Scott Alexander Young;
  • THE SIMON’S WAY from Armenia, directed by Edgar Baghdasaryan; and
  • THE JACKSTONES, a Canada/Philippines production, directed by Tim Riedel.

Watch the films’ video presentation on our TV Channel here:

The online Festival, the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world, presents 29 feature films, documentaries and shorts from 20 countries. For 11 days, the viewers can watch any of the selected movies, at the time of their choosing, on Global Film Studio’s TV Channel.

In this Channel, there are also daily video commentaries presented by film director Bruno Pischiutta, Festival’s Artistic Consultant, and film producer Daria Trifu, Festival’s Director. The presentations are available, for free, one every day.

The annual art, entertainment and business magazine, DARIA!, has been published. In this issue, there are many articles about the films that are showcased at this year’s Festival between September 14 and 24.

DARIA! magazine can be read here: