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Movie 2001 Awards (BIAFF 2001) Selection 2       (Library ref no. 16)

A further selection of assorted award-winners in the 2001 IAC International Film and Video Competition premiered at Movie 2001, held March 30 to April 1, 2001, in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

1. AN IRISH MOMENT
Willy Van der Linden (Belgium)
This well-researched documentary is a brief history of Ireland over many centuries, with excellent camerawork and editing, complemented by appropriate music and a well-delivered narration by Colin Howett.
IAC International Award 2001

Documentary
20.mins


2. A CITY OF MUSIC
John Astin, FACI (Hertfordshire)
The subtitle - 'Impressions of Vienna' - says it all.
IAC Gold Seal 2001
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Documentary
12.mins


3. THE BIGGEST YET
Huddersfield Video & Cine Club (Yorkshire)
Another look at the village of Denby Dale, which has a history of making huge pies to celebrate various significant dates; the one here is, not surprisingly, the Millennium Pie! The excellent voice-over is by Geoff Parkin.
IAC Gold Seal, Horace A. Rowe Trophy for Best Documentary Award 2001

Documentary
23.mins


4. A BREATH OF FRESH AIR
David A. Whitworth (Yorkshire)
A beautifully photographed and edited movie about wind turbines and other rural scenes, to the Blue Danube waltz. But is that a sting in the tail?
IAC Gold Seal 2001

Visual
3.mins


5. LA PRISONNIERE (THE FEMALE PRISONER)
Franz Bardiaux (Belgium)
Hélène (Magali Hanappe), whose father has recently died, is still under his influence. She puts her apartment on the market and a young man, Jean (Laurent Verrellene), comes to view it - there is a mutual attraction ... English subtitles.
IAC Gold Seal 2001

Story
9.mins


6. NARDO
Douglas Boswell (Belgium)
A hamster (Nardo) is rescued from a fire by one of the firemen, who then gives it (in a wooden cage) to a young boy (Maarten Adriaenssens) at the fire-station. It's not long before the hamster gets out ... ! Highly imaginative camera angles combined with excellent editing enhance this movie enormously. Widescreen format.
IAC Gold Seal (Open) 2001

Story
11.mins


7. ARGENTINIAN ASSOCIATION OF ACTORS
Sebastian Alfie (Argentina)
Out-of-work people find jobs as taxi-drivers in Argentina. Roberto (Jean Pierre Reguerraz) is one of the best - he's never out of work!
Daily Mail Trophy, IAC International Award, £250 Jessops' voucher, Le Hedan Trophy - Best Acting Award (Jean Pierre Reguerraz), Best Overseas Entry, Creative Use of Sound 2001 + £100 selection of Trackline CDs.
Still from 'The Argentinian Association of Actors'

Story
15.mins


Total running time 92 mins.

Price:  £7.50   DVD


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