International Documentary Festival Visions from the World 2022

All winners of the International Documentary Festival Visions from the World 2022, now in its eighth edition. President Francesco Bizzarri and the artistic director Maurizio Nichetti have closed the special edition aimed at Teatro Litta, at the Eliseo multiplex and at the Leonardo Da Vinci National Science and Technology Museum. But which also saw participation through the official site and the web rooms of Mymovies.

International Documentary Festival Visions from the World 2022: here are the winners

The Best Italian Feature Film Visions from the World Award 2022, who also takes a prize worth 5,000 euros, goes to “Il tipografo” by Stefano Pasetto. The jury, made up of authorities such as director Luca Lucini, actress Amanda Sandrelli and film critic Giancarlo Zappoli, appreciated: “reflection on a complex period of our recent history also because what happened is presented with a multiplicity of testimonies that are not necessarily univocal “.

The New Talent Award for First Work BNL BNP Paribas Visions from the World 2022 (value 2,500 euros), instead sees a jury composed of students of the faculties composed of students of the faculties and schools of cinema in Milan Civica Scuola di Cinema Luchino Visconti, IED – European Institute of Design and Experimental Center of Cinematography. The prize goes to “Once again” by Giulia Di Maggio. Especially because she lives “the documentary not as a mere observation of reality but as a testimony of an interior vision of a place in its many facets“.

Instead it goes to “Genius Loci ”by Matteo Faccenda the RAI Cinema recognition, to have “Able to grasp through the essence of cinema, a universe of worlds, cultures and traditions, which condense the uniqueness of human nature in a transversal journey between spirituality and matter”.

On the other hand, it is worth 3,000 euros Visioni Dal Mondo Award 2022 Best International Feature Documentary, awarded by Pnina Halfon, Björn Jensen and Stefania Casini. If he wins it “With This Breath I Fly” by Sam French and Clementine Malpas, which tells the story of “two Afghan women imprisoned due to Islamic patriarchal law trying to gain control over their lives ”.

The Visions VR 2022 Award assigned by the popular jury goes to “Genesis” by Jörg Courtial. However, both Courtial’s and “Replacements” by Jonathan Hagard they received a special mention from the critical jury.

Special mentions

The student jury also mentioned “Rent strike bolognina” by Michael Petrolini, which addresses the issue of the universal right to housing. And “One more time” by Tommaso Montaldoin the category New Talent Opera Prima Italian Competition.

“Genesis” by Jörg Courtial it also receives the special mention of the content creators, assigned by the quality jury composed of Tommaso Cassissa, Chiara Cazzamali, Alessio Ferrantino, Stefano Guerrera, Stefano Maiolica, Andrea Moccia, Elisabetta Roncati, Matilde Silvestri.

More information on the official site of the Festival.

International Documentary Festival Visions from the World 2022