On June 19th, 2019 at the 59th Globo d’Oro, the Italian film award assigned by the Foreign Press Association, Bangla (What’s Next Italy|MIA 2018) and Butterfly (Italian Doc Screenings|MIA 2015) received respectively the award for the Best First Feature and for the Best Documentary. The award ceremony was held at Villa Wolkonsky, the British Ambassador Jill Morris and the Foreign Press Association President Patricia Thomas took part in the ceremony.
Bangla by Phaim Bhuiyan tells the story of an Italian young man, whose parents are from Bangladesh. The film is produced by Fandango and TIMvision.
Butterfly by Alessandro Cassigoli and Casey Kauffman tells the successes of Irma, a young boxing champion from Naples. The documentary is produced by Indyca and Rai Cinema, with the contribution of MiBAC and Piemonte Doc Film Fund.
Here all the prizes:
The Traitor by Marco Bellocchio
Alessandro Cremonini and Lisa Nur Sultan for On My Skin
Best First Feature
Bangla by Phaim Bhuiyan
Butterfly by Alessandro Cassigoli and Casey Kauffman
Best Short Film
Olmo by Davide Calvaresi
Best TV Series
The Name of the Rose by Giacomo Battiato
Jasmine Trinca for An Almost Ordinary Summer
Alessandro Borghi for On My Skin
Best Actress Revelation
Ludovica Nasti for My Brilliant Friend
Nicola Piovani for The Traitor
Daria D’Antonio for Ricordi?
Vanessa Redgrave and Franco Nero