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VENICE 2020 Awards

The 77th Venice Film Festival announces the recipients of its parallel awards

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- VENICE 2020: The winners have been decided on independently by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, as well as cinema professionals

The 77th Venice Film Festival announces the recipients of its parallel awards
Miss Marx by Susanna Nicchiarelli

The 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival (2-12 September) has announced the recipients of this year's parallel awards. Traditionally, the winners are decided on independently by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, as well as cinema professionals. Among this year's victors were Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple (FIPRESCI Award for Best Film in the Main Competition), Ahmad Bahrami's The Wasteland (FIPRESCI Award for Best Film from Orizzonti and the Parallel Sections) and Susanna Nicchiarelli's Miss Marx [+see also:
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(FEDIC Award for Best Film).

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Here is a list of the main parallel award winners:

ARCA Young Cinema Award

Best Film at Venice 77
Pieces of a Woman [+see also:
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- Kornél Mundruczó (Canada/Hungary)

Best Italian Film at Venice
Notturno [+see also:
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- Gianfranco Rosi (Italy/Germany/France)

FEDIC (Federazione Italiana dei Cineclub) Award

Best Film
Miss Marx [+see also:
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- Susanna Nicchiarelli (Italy/Belgium)
Special Mention
Assandira [+see also:
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- Salvatore Mereu (Italy)

FEDIC Special Mention for Best Short Film
Finis terrae - Tommaso Frangini (USA/Italy)

FIPRESCI Award – Competition
The Disciple - Chaitanya Tamhane (India)

FIPRESCI Award – Best Film from Orizzonti and the Parallel Sections
The Wasteland - Ahmad Bahrami (Iran)

Francesco Pasinetti Award – National Union of Italian Film Journalists

Best Film
The Macaluso Sisters [+see also:
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– Emma Dante (Italy)

Best Actor
Alessandro Gassmann - Thou Shalt Not Hate [+see also:
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]
(Italy/Poland)

Best Actress
The cast - The Macaluso Sisters

Leoncino d'Oro Award - Agiscuola, UNICEF
New Order [+see also:
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- Michel Franco (Mexico/France)

Lizzani Award - ANAC (Associazione Nazionale Autori Cinematografici)
The Macaluso Sisters - Emma Dante

Queer Lion Award
The World to Come - Mona Fastvold (USA)

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