Tuesday, March 31, 2009

2009 Roma Independent Film Festival Award Winners

The fest will run from March 19 to 27 and here are the films in competition that all belong to the New Frontiers section with only first time directors.

*Winners are in Red.

International Feature Film Competition
Be calm & count to 7
by Ramtin Lavafipour - Iran, 2008
Blood Brothers by Arno Dierickx - Netherlands, 2008
Closed spaces by Igor Vorskla - Russia, 2008
Crossing Dates by Anca Damian -
Deadgirl by Gadi Harel & Marcel Sarmiento - United States, 2008,
Desierto sur by Shawn Garry - Chile, 2008,
Doggign: a love story by Simon Ellis - United Kingdom, 2008,
Frantisek Je Devkar (Frankie Is A Womanizer) by Jan Prusinovsky - Czech Republic, 2008,
*Hunger by Steve McQueen - United Kingdom Northern Ireland, 2008 - Best Film Winner
*Sing For Darfur by Johan Kramer - Netherlands, 2008 -New Vision Award Winner
Small Celebration by Zdenek Tyk – Czech Republic, 2008,

National Feature film competition
*Narciso by Marcello Baldi, Dario Baldi - Italy, 2008 - Best Film Winner
Miss Julie by Michael Margotta - Italy, 2009,
Tutti intorno a linda by Barbara Sgambellone, Monica Sgambellone - Italy, 2008,
*Sleeping Around by Marco Carniti - Italy, 2008 - Special Mention

To check films, shorts and docs as well as all the award winners go here, open the RIFF Awards and select program.

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