2017 RELIGION TODAY FILM FESTIVAL: OFFICIAL SELECTION

Sunday, 20 August, 2017

We are delighted to announce our Official Selection for the 20th Religion Today Film Festival (13-22 October 2017).

The competition will include 41 films from 28 countries all over the world, selected from more than 420 which were submitted to the competition.
A retrospective will also be held (TBA).
Besides the prizes that will be awarded by the International Jury, the SIGNIS Jury, the Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination and the Inter-faith Jury Municipality of Arco, two further awards will be granted among all the selected films: the "In the spirit of Peace" prize which will be conferred by the Forum Trentino per la pace e i diritti umani and the "Migration and coexistence" special award which will be assigned by Cinformi - Informative Center for immigration of the Autonomous Province of Trento.

Here follows the official selection according to category.

FILM A SOGGETTO

BETWEEN WORLDS, by Miya Hatav, Israel, 2016, 84’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
BLINDNESS, by Ryszard Bugajski, Poland, 2016, 115’ International and Signis Jury
COLDNESS, by Bahram & Bahman Haj Abol Loo Ark, Iran, 2015, 87’ Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
HARMONIA, by Ori Sivan, Israel, 2016, 98’International and Signis Jury
LEYLA, by Ahmed Korkmaz, Turkey, 2017, 92’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
LIFE, by Raouf Sebbahi, Morocco, 2016, 90’International and Signis Jury
NOUR, by Khalil Dreyfus Zaarour, Lebanon, 2017, 93’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
PAKO, by Walid Taher, Iraq, 2015, 65’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
RETURNEE, by Sabit Kurmanbekov, Kazakhstan, 2017, 95’International and Signis Jury
SOUND OF SILENCE, by Dr.Bijukumar Damodaran, India, 2017, 89’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
THE BLACK PIN, by Ivan Marinovic, Serbia/Montenegro, 2016, 100’International and Signis Jury
WANDERING, by Boonsong Nakphoo, Thailand, 2016, 120’International and Signis Jury

DOCUMENTARI

A157, by Behrouz Nouranipour, Iran, 2016, 70’International and Signis Jury
COME BACK FREE, by Ksenia Okhapkina, Estonia, 2016, 52’International and Signis Jury
IL PAPA IN VERSI, by David Riondino, Italy/Cuba, 2015, 52’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
ISLAM ITALIA DONNE IL CORPO NASCOSTO, by F.G. Raganato, Gad Lerner, Italy, 2016, 50’Jury of the Trentino film fests' coordination
LIBERAMI, by Federica Di Giacomo, Italy, 2016, 89’International and Signis Jury
PROCESSI, by Adriana Ferrarese, France/Italy, 2016, 24’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
SACRED, by Thomas Lennon, USA, 2016, 86’International and Signis Jury
SAIDA DESPITE ASHES, by Soumaya Bouallegui, Tunisia , 2016, 53’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
THE DEVIL AND THE HOLY WATER, by Diego Maria Malara, Finland/Ethiopia, 2016, 12’Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
TUTTO È IN FIAMME, by Stefano Croci, Silvia Siberini, Italy, 2017, 62' - Jury of the Trentino film festivals' coordination
VEDETE SONO UNO DI VOI, by Ermanno Olmi, Italy, 2017, 80’ International and Signis Jury
WORD, by Jon Escuder, Spain, 2017, 50’ International and Signis Jury
 

CORTOMETRAGGI

A NEW HOME, by Žiga Virc, Slovenia, 2016, 14’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
ASCENSION, by Pedro Peralta, Portugal, 2016, 18’International and Signis Jury
CHOCOLATE WIND, by Ilia Antonenko, Russia, 2016, 24’ International and Signis Jury
IL POTERE DELL’ORO ROSSO, by Davide Minnella, Italy, 2015, 19’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
IMAGINE, by Ilshat Rakhimov, Russia, 2017, 15’International and Signis Jury
L’ALBERO DELLA PIAZZA, by Stefano Cattini, Italy, 2016, 14’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
MARY, by Juraj Primorac, Croatia, 2016, 28’International and Signis Jury
MARY MOTHER, by Sadam Wahidi, Afghanistan, 2016, 20’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
OPERATION COMMANDO, by Jan Czarlewski, Switzerland, 2016, 17’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
PAPEROCK, by Hillel Rate, Israel, 2016, 11’ Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
SON OF KALI, by Amit Agarwal, Singapore, 2017, 17’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
STATEMENT AFTER MY POET HUSBAND’S DEATH, by Tasmiah Afrin Mou, Bangladesh, 2016, 15’ - Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
THE CHOP, by Lewis Rose, UK, 2016, 17’International and Signis Jury
THE GRAVEDIGGER'S DAUGHTER, by Shira Gabay, Israel, 2016, 17’International and Signis Jury
TRIALS, EXORCISMS, by Susana Nobre, Portugal, 2015, 25’International and Signis Jury
WHITE SHADOWS, by Mahdi Amini, Iran, 2017, 6’Interfaith Jury Municipality of Arco
YOU JUST BE MY MOTHER, by Roqiye Tavakoli, Iran, 2016, 15’International and Signis Jury