Giffoni: All The Griphon Awards Of The 46th Edition

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"Giffoni: All The Griphon Awards Of The 46th Edition"

The 46th edition of the Giffoni Film Festival is coming to an end: here is the complete list of this year’s winners, which have been proclaimed during the closing press conference by Director Claudio Gubitosi, together with artistic managers Manlio CastagnaLuca ApolitoGianvincenzo NastasiTony Guarino and Antonia Grimaldi, who viewed and selected the films. Friendship beyond any prejudice, courage, determination, wish of redemption, teenage issues are among the deep and topical themes of the films in competition at Giffoni, coming from all over the world: 105 works (selected out of over 4.600 titles in the pre-selection phase) which featured in the competitive sections Elements +3 (3-5), Elements +6 (6-9), Elements +10 (10-12), Generator +13 (13-15), Generator +16 (16-17), Generator +18 (from 18 years onwards) and Gex Doc. For further information about the winning films click this link.

As for the features competitive sections, best film for Generator +18 is acclaimed “Urban Hymn”, second best is “Chicken”, by English director Joe Stephenson.

Best film for Generator +16 is “The Violin Teacher” by Brasilian director Sérgio Machado, second best is Irish “My name is Emily” by Simon Fitzmaurice. Best film for Generator +13 is “Fanny’s Journey” by French director Lola Doillon, second best is German “Fog in August” by Kai Wessel.

Best film for Elements +10 is “Nelly’s adventure” by German director Dominik Wessely, second best is Swedish “Tsatsiki, Dad and the Olive War” by Lisa James-Larsson.

Best film for Elements +6 is German “The Wild Soccer Bunch – The Legend Lives!” by Joachim Masannek, second best is “Zip & Zap and the captain’s island” by Spanish director Oskar Santos.

Best film for Gex Doc  is “Real Boy” by American director Shaleece Aas.

As for the shorts competitive sections, the winning films are: “Beautiful dell’italiano” by Alessandro Capitani for Generator +18 (fiction), “Blind Vaysha” by Theodore Ushev (Canada) for Generator+18 (animation), “Zombriella” by Benjamin Gutsche (Germany) for Elements +10, “Real Strenght” by Din Svend Colding (Denmark) for Elements +6, “Crocodile” by Julia Ocker (Germany) for Elements +3, “It’s a wonderful life” by Italian director Valerio Attanasio for Parental Control “Destination Italy”.

 

Some Images from The Griphon Awards Of The 46th Edition

GIFFONI VALLE PIANA, ITALY - JULY 24: Madalina Ghenea and President of GFF Pietro Rinaldi attend the Giffoni Film Festival Day 10 photocall on July 24, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images for Giffoni Film Festival) *** Local Caption *** Madalina Ghenea; Pietro Rinaldi
GIFFONI VALLE PIANA, ITALY – JULY 24: Madalina Ghenea and President of GFF Pietro Rinaldi attend the Giffoni Film Festival Day 10 photocall on July 24, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images for Giffoni Film Festival) *** Local Caption *** Madalina Ghenea; Pietro Rinaldi
GIFFONI VALLE PIANA, ITALY - JULY 24: Pif attends the Giffoni Film Festival Day 10 photocall on July 24, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images for Giffoni Film Festival) *** Local Caption *** Pif
GIFFONI VALLE PIANA, ITALY – JULY 24: Pif attends the Giffoni Film Festival Day 10 photocall on July 24, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images for Giffoni Film Festival) *** Local Caption *** Pif