IRISH PREMIERE FOR AWARD WINNING FILM TIDES
We are thrilled to announce the
Irish Premiere of
A History of Lives and Dreams Lost and Found (Some broken)
Directed by Alessandro Negrini
is OFFICIAL SELECTION AT
BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL
After its recent US Premiere in Chicago and the screenings in Seattle,the multi award winning film Tides about the River Foyle is now official selection at Belfast Film Festival.
The film, directed by Alessandro Negrini has garnered a remarkable raft of awards and praise from film festivals around the world. TIDES is the visionary and dreamlike portrait of the River Foyle, narrated from the point of view of the river, in a sort of magical and surreal autobiography. The film, directed by award winning director Alessandro Negrini, won Best Documentary Award in Malta last December. Since its release last June, Tides won 6 international award. It has recently scooped the International Documentary Award at Foggia Film Festival, where the filmwas awarded by renown film director Michele Placido (Romanzo Criminale - Criminal Novel)
The film recently also won the Special Mention Award in Rome at On The Road Film Festival, Special Mention for Best Film at Milan International Film Festival, Best Cinematography Award at Sole Luna Film Festival in Palermo and Best Film Soundtrack at Treviso Doc Festival. The voice of the River Foyle is provided by former Magee College drama student, Emma Taylor. Thanks to her performance, Tides won the Best Protagonist Award in Rome at On The Road Film Festival.
QUOTES FROM FILM FESTIVALS JURY’S MOTIVATIONS
“A gem, a film capable to render through poetry the universal theme of border”.
Milan Film Festival’s Jury
“A wonderful poetic experiment. The extraordinary poetic script add charm to the dreamlike narration”.
Sole Luna Film Festival’s jury
“Negrini is able to transform a prominent river into the wise and innocent secret custodian of History, where the history of a place become the history of individuals’dreams.
LIST OF AWARDS
BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD, Malta International Film Festival
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AWARD,
Foggia Film Festival
HONORABLE MENTION AWARD FOR BEST FILM, Milan Film Festival
SPECIAL MENTION AWARD FOR BEST FILM AND BEST PROTAGONIST (THE RIVER, ROME On The Road Film Festival
BEST FILM SOUNDRACK AWARD Treviso Doc Festival
SPECIAL MENTION AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, Sole Luna Film Festival
"Imagine an island. Within this island there is another island.
And within this other island there is a city: a city with two different names.
Inside this city with two names, flows a river.
This is its autobiography."