Yasuni wins at International Film Festival

Yasuni is awarded the Award of Excellence for Indonesia’s renown International Film Festival Environment, Health and Culture.

Award of Excellence winners are also finalists for overall winner and category winners, and will be announced on the 9th May 2013 at the Awards Night in Blitzmegaplex cinema, Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

SPECIAL JURY AWARDS

Robert Redford (The New Environmentalists)

Susan Sarandon (Nothing Like Chocolate)

President Rafael Correa (Yasuní: The Last Chance)

Sohan Roy (DAM 999)

Hideaki Kataoka (KIZUNA Taste of Aji Stone)

Diego Rougier (Salt)

Greg Kiss (The Tropic of Capricorn – A Time-lapse Journey)

Kelci Parker (Beauty Queen)

Pedro Opeka (Pedro Opeka, The Friend of the Poor)

Firefighter Marshall Allen (Swingman)

Grace Orsolato (Get Together Girls)

Doctor Martha Sommers (Brink of Survival)

Jon Hastie (A Life Worth Living – Pushing The Limits of Duchenne)

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORT – AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

THE NEW ENVIRONMENTALISTS
Directed by John Antonelli, Will Parrinello, Tom Dusenbery, USA

FEARLESS ENCOUNTERS
Directed by Talal Showaish-Salem, South Africa

VARANASI, INDIA: BEYOND
Directed by Cale Glendening, USA

THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN – A TIME-LAPSE JOURNEY
Directed by Greg Kiss, Germany

BUFFALO MUST DIE
Directed by Jesse Veverka, USA

TIGHT
Directed by Eckhard Kruse, Germany

RETURN TO THE FOREST
Directed by Patricia Sims, Canada

CANS OF HOPE
Directed by Hirokazu Kishida, Japan

TRAFFICKED-THE RECKONING
Directed by Luigi Acquisto, Australia

TOBY
Directed by Brett Saunders, USA

WHO I AM
Directed by Dawn Young, USA

THE COLOR OF MOONLIGHT
Directed by Naga Kataru, USA

NATURE’S INVITATION
Directed by Brandy Yanchyk, Canada

GIVE ME SHELTER
Directed by Kristin Rizzo, USA

RUJAK
Directed by Kenneth Feinstein, Singapore

THE STORY OF CHOLERA
Directed by Yoni Goodman, USA

SWINGMAN
Directed by Mark Birnbaum, USA

YASUNÍ: THE LAST CHANCE
Directed by Nicolas Entel, USA

SAVING 10,000 – WINNING A WAR ON SUICIDE IN JAPAN
Directed by Rene Duignan, USA

ECHOING TAROKO
Directed by Yang, Hsiang-wen, Taiwan

 

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