Filmambiente 2015 - Winners

Films awarded in 2015


Feature films


Best feature: Big Men, the Movie Rachel Boynton | USA | 2013 | 99 min
The jurors considered it ” an intriguing, complete and high quality film. Perfect in each detail. From the tense meetings with Oil industry executives to the open conversations with highly armed guerrilla men.”


People´s Choice: Garden of Hope, Laurence Guenoun | Brazil, France | 2015 | 75 min
With 84,93% of votes


Special award 1: The E-waste tragedy, Cosima Dannoritzer | France, Spain, UK |2014 | 86 min
The journey of the e-waste around the world is shown with firm elegance. The careful investigation leaves no doubt on the lack of coherence in the consumerism of modern society.


Special Award 2: Garden of Hope, Laurence Guenoun | Brazil, France | 2015 | 75 min
It´s impossible to be indiferent to the sad reality shown. Emotional and beautiful.

Short Films


Best film: Ants Apartment, Tofiq Amani | Kurdistan, Iraq | 2014 | 10min38
Because with a visually unusual language and with captivating dialogues, the film surprises and thrills when moving the camera away and in a more open plan reveals an unimaginable end.

Special Award 1: Gerais, Tiago Carvalho and Arthur Frazão | Brazil | 2014 | 16 min

Special Award 2: Brazil’s Warrior Women, Paul Redman | UK | 2014 | 7min32