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Foreign cinema win out at the Ischia Film Festival

6th edition Ischia Film Festival
23rd – 29th June 2008

In the 5th century Torre of Michelangelo took place the final ceremony of the 6th edition of the Ischia Film Festival.
Music and cinema entertainment as corollary of a award night ceremony with the quintet “Architorti”.
The giury composed by the film maker Francesco Munzi, the set designer Amedeo Fago, the actor Mattia Sbragia and the journalist Francesco Alò awarded the foreign cinema.
“Lost Holiday” by Lucie Králová as best documentary, “Eau boy” by Eric Gravel as best short movie, “Angels Die in the Soil” by Babak Amini, for the section Location Denied, a new section of this edition to report about the land breached by the progress, the war and natural catastrophy and deprived of their stories.
In the official selection, more than 100 works coming from 23 different nations, a success that consolidated the importance of a festival characterised by a unique theme. A special mention was for the documentary “Feet Unbound” by Khee-Jin Ng and the short movie “Salvador” by Abdelatif Hwidar.
The “Coral Ciak” for the career, in the past given to protagonist of the world cinema such as Ken Adam and Vittorio Storaro, Academy award for the set design of the “L’ultimo Imperatore”, Osvaldo Desideri.
Moment of great suggestion the interview with the film maker Ron Howard, who was awarded by the artistic director Michelangelo Messina with the Foreign Award 2008, the award for the best international production who choosed Italy like privileged location for the shooting.
«The locations are essential for a film and the Dan Brown’s book takes the viewer in a fantastic journey» Ron Howard said on the set of his last movie “Angels and Devils”
«Italy is a wonderful placet o shoot» said the american film maker, excited to receive an award with a siren’s effigy. «I collect sirens since I realized my first important work, “Splash a siren in Manhattan”».
«I hope this award will take you lots of fortune» said Michelangelo Messina giving appointment to Ron Howard to the next edition of the Festival, from the 22nd to the 28th of June 2009.


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