Trento Diary 5 – Awards

Here are the results of the jury work. 4 of the films will be reviewed in the coming 3 days. Plus one that did not get a prize: Stranded.

Gran Premio “Città di Trento” – Gold Gentian and 5000 Euro for the best film of all, possessing high artistic qualities, that corresponds to the cultural aims pursued by the Festival.
4 ELEMENTS by Jiska Rickels (Holland, 2006 / 85′)

Italian Alpine Club Prize Gold Gentian and 3000 Euro for the best film on mountains and mountaineering.
AU DELÀ DES CIMES by Rémy Tezier (France, 2008 / 75′ )

City of Bolzano Prize – Gold Gentian and 3000 Euro for the best film on Alpine culture.
HEIMATKLÄNGE by Stefan Schwietert (Switzerland, 2007 / 81′)

Silver Gentian and 1500 Euro for the best short film.
IL NEIGE À MARRAKECH by Hicham Alhayat (Switzerland, 2006 / 15′)

Silver Gentian and 1500 Euro for the best television production.
JOURNEY OF A RED FRIDGE by Lucian Muntean e Nataša Stankovi? (Serbia, 2007 / 52′)

Silver Gentian and 1500 Euro for the best artistic technical contribution.
SCHAFSKÄLTE by August Pflugfelder (Germany, 2007 / 44′)

Jury Prize
DAUGHTERS OF WISDOM by Bari Pearlman (USA, 2007 / 68′)

The Jury was comprised of film director Maurizio Zaccaro (President), Danish documentary consultant Tue Steen Müller, Swiss film director Sylviane Neuenschwander, Italian mountaineer Elio Orlandi and by the Iranian film director and writer Siba Shakib.  

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Tue Steen Müller
Tue Steen Müller

Müller, Tue Steen
Documentary Consultant and Critic, DENMARK

Worked with documentary films for more than 20 years at the Danish Film Board, as press officer, festival representative and film consultant/commissioner. Co-founder of Balticum Film and TV Festival, Filmkontakt Nord, Documentary of the EU and EDN (European Documentary Network).
Awards: 2004 the Danish Roos Prize for his contribution to the Danish and European documentary culture. 2006 an award for promoting Portuguese documentaries. 2014 he received the EDN Award “for an outstanding contribution to the development of the European documentary culture”. 2016 The Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania. 2019 a Big Stamp at the 15th edition of ZagrebDox. 2021 receipt of the highest state decoration, Order of the Three Stars, Fourth Class, for the significant contribution to the development and promotion of Latvian documentary cinema outside Latvia. In 2022 he received an honorary award at DocsBarcelona’s 25th edition having served as organizer and programmer since the start of the festival.
From 1996 until 2005 he was the first director of EDN (European Documentary Network). From 2006 a freelance consultant and teacher in workshops like Ex Oriente, DocsBarcelona, Archidoc, Documentary Campus, Storydoc, Baltic Sea Forum, Black Sea DocStories, Caucadoc, CinéDOC Tbilisi, Docudays Kiev, Dealing With the Past Sarajevo FF as well as programme consultant for the festivals Magnificent7 in Belgrade, DOCSBarcelona, Verzio Budapest, Message2Man in St. Petersburg and DOKLeipzig. Teaches at the Zelig Documentary School in Bolzano Italy.

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