The final night

The winners were chosen by the official jury of Taormina FilmFest. The Best Director to David Volach for “My Father my Lord”, the Best Script to Stefano Incerti, Salvatore Parlagreco and Heidrun Schleef for “L’uomo di vetro (The man of glass). Audience Award for the section “Behond Mediterranean” to the Bulgarian film “Warden of the Dead”, by Ilian Simenov. The best short film to Francesco Cannavà, from Messina, for “Red Line”, the Best Short film to “Pisci di broru” by Paolo Santangelo, chosen by the people who voted by internet. Full of emotion the embracement between the two Oscar Awards Giuseppe Tornatore and Ennio Morricone, who received the award “Le Colonne”. The night was closed by the presence on the stage of Kerry Kennedy from “Kennedy Foundation” in favour of Human Rights, and the performance by Ariel Dorfman “Speak truth to power”, taken from the book written by Kerry Kennedy. Accompanied by the Orchestra Piazza Vittorio, eight brilliant actors among them, Silvio Orlando, Enrico Lo Verso, Tiziana Lodato and Donatella Finocchiaro, directed by Mimmo Calopresti.