Johannesburg, Monday, 12 August 2016 - Uga Carlini’s Alison The Movie has been crowned the International Humanitarian Platinum Award Winner at the Humanitarian Film Awards.
After recently being nominated for Best Documentary at this year’s Silwerskermfees 2016, Alison The Movie was bestowed the top honour this past weekend of INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN PLATINUM AWARD WINNER for best documentary at this year’s World Humanitarian Film Awards. The film will now compete for overall winner.
A special 16 days of activism screening will also start on the 25th of November at both the Labia Theatre (http://www.thelabia.co.za) in Cape Town and the Bioscope cinema in Johannesburg (http://www.thebioscope.co.za/about/).
Alison The Movie had its international premiere at Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles, where it not only got pick of the fest from Enclave LA, the hybrid film also made history by becoming the first South African film to be selected for this iconic film festival. Some of the other international film festivals include the Cayman Islands International Film Festival and winning Best Documentary at the Asia Pacific International Film Festival. Local highlights include Alison The Movie as the opening film of the 2016 Mzansi Women’s Festival at Constitutional Hill and being part of the official selection of the NFVF showcase of films In Honor of Women and Activism at this year’s Grahamstown International Arts Festival. The film is now heading for the Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona, Paris and New York. http://festivaldecineyderechoshumanos.com/en/
Video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4dJgYPvrRA
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Connect with Alison The Movie:
Facebook: Alison (https://www.facebook.com/alisonmovie)