The most appreciated and award winning films from the seventh edition of Pelicam – International Film Festival on Environment and People can also be seen in Bucharest, at Pelicam 2018 Retrospective. The retrospective will take place between 20th and 23rd September 2018 at Elvira Popescu Cinema in Bucharest and will include the most appreciated documentaries on the environment and people. These are:
The great winner of Pelicam 2018 is Untitled (Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi, Austria, 2017). During the filming, the director lost his life, with editor Monika Willi finishing the film. The jury consisting of director Andrei Ujica, Oksana Sarkisova, director of Verzio Film Festival in Budapest and journalist Sven Egenter chose this film from the six of the feature film competition.
From the Black Sea Docs competition, juried by Erika Stanciu, director of Pro Park Foundation, director Andrei Dăscălescu and Nicolas Guinard, director of the Vert Film Festival from Switzerland, Braguino (Clément Cogitore, France / Finland, 2017) and Delta (Oleksandr Techynskyi, Ukraine, 2017) – special mention – were the documentaries that stood out.
Little Yellow Boots (John Webster, Finland / France, 2017) is the winner of the Fresh Perspectives section, juried by five teenagers from Tulcea, coordinated by director Vlad Petri.
The short film competition was juried by journalist Paul Radu, Boglarka Nagy, programmer at Elvira Popescu Cinema, and Vincent Marti, head of marketing at Sophie Dulac Distribution. The winning film is The Ashes Remain Warm (Mónica Martins Nunes, Cape Verde / Portugal / Germany, 2017).
Weit: The Story of a Journey around the World (Gwendolin Weisser, Patrick Allgaier, Germany, 2017) ends the list of films at Pelicam 2018 Retrospective. The film was screened out of the competition at Pelicam 2018 and aroused the admiration of the audience.
The programme will be announced soon.