News Update - Oct 2 2020

West Side Mountains Doc fest (3rd International Documentary Festival of Epirus).

We would like to inform you that due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), we are forced to cancel the Awards Ceremony for the winners of the 3rd International Side Documentary Festival of Epirus (West Side Mountains Doc Fest), which we had planned for the second half of October.

Without further ado, we announce the winners of the awards:

Grand Prix:

«Butterflies in berlin-Diary of a Soul split in two», Director Monica Manganelli, Germany


1st Best Documentary:

«Casa Conveniente» Director Barbara Balestas Kazazian Portugal

2nd Best Documentary:

«A Monologue in the Intermission», Director Peter Vulchev, Bulgaria.

Best Direction Award:

Monica Manganelli for the film « Butterflies in berlin-Diary of a Soul split in two»

Best Music Award

Massimo Moretti for the film « Butterflies in berlin-Diary of a Soul split in two»

Photography Direction Award

Christopher Anagnostopoulos for the film «Forest of Tranquility»

Special Honorary distinction is awarded to the following films:

In the Middle Director Mariam Al-Dhubhani Yemen

Water is life: from standing rock to the swamp Director Sam Vinal United States

Unseen photos of Αnfal Directors Hawraz Muhamed, Nabaz Ahmed Iraq


1st Prize for Best Documentary

To the movie Collecting Time, directed by Christos Sagias

2nd Prize for Best Documentary

To the movie Balsamon, directed by Efi Sialevri

Best Director Award

To Christos Karakasis for the movie "Take a trip"

Best Music Award

To Grigoris Giarelis for the movie "Take a trip"

Honorary distinctions are awarded to:

Gianneto Kominea for his film "Pavlos Melas"

Voula Germanakou Kopsini for her film "The Story of Yannis"

Thanos Lymperopoulos for the movie "Dünyam"

Nikos Loupakis for his film "The girl who was born twice"

A special honorary distinction for his overall contribution to the cinema is awarded to Menelaos Kyrlidis, who participated with his film "I Remember"

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