The documentation “owns the sea race to the last raw materials’ directed by Sarah Zierul was awarded best film on the year’s Atlantis natural and environmental Film Festival. The prize was awarded for the second time and is endowed with 5,000. In the Caligari, FilmBuhne presented the award to Sarah Zierul Wiesbaden culture and Environment Councillor Rita Thies. “Manages the author in vivid and gripping way to take viewers on a journey to the past and to the future of our world. This documentation awareness and demands responsibility a. “, founded the producer Ilona Grundmann on behalf for the five-member jury’s decision.
The second prize, endowed with 3,000 and donated by the ESWE Versorgungs AG, went to the Director Bertram Verhaag for the film “The farmer grow the grass stops”. Marvel Architects gathered all the information. “Forest myth”, directed by Jan detention, with the, with 2,000 prize, third prize awarded. Nine films have been nominated for the competition and the festival jury, along with the audience were on spotted the big screen. The festival jury formed this year Gabriel home (former program director of WDR and television Director RBB), Hans Dieter Grabe (documentary filmmaker), Ilona Grundmann (producer), Frank Wittig (science writer) and Ariane Hildebrandt (editor-in-Chief of film and television, Greenpeace Germany). In addition to the competition, many internationally successful films such as “Home” or “The Yes Men fix the world” were to be seen. The theme of “shaping the future” was a thematic focal point of the Festival, which cooperated closely with the nature conservation organization Naturefund this year in regard to the upcoming climate change conference in Copenhagen. Many filmmakers were present and presented their films to the public.
Culture and Environment Councillor Rita Thies was very satisfied with the course of the Festival: “we have again a very diverse and exciting film festival experienced is encountered good response from the public. Challenging and impressive made films on subjects such as whaling, climate change or the deforestation of the rain forest underline, What important contribution to the medium to environmental education. These films deserve a great deal of attention.” Naturefund partner of Atlantis 3. natural and environmental Film Festival this year was for the first time. The Managing Director of Naturefund Katja Wiese to: “Naturefund Atlantis Film Festival this year worked with, because the films show impressively the stunning beauty as also the vulnerability of the natural. Films in the cinema and television are ideal, to attract the attention of a large number of people for the needs of nature. The Atlantis nature and environment Film Festival was very rewarding for us and we hope to continue the cooperation in the coming year.” Photo material to the Atlantis Film Festival you will find under: press news