ICFF Junior Award Winner- Press Release

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ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY FILM FESTIVAL JUNIOR ANNOUNCES JURY AWARD WINNER

Toronto, ON – May 22, 2014 – ELEMENTARY LOVE (orig. title AMORI ELEMENTARI), directed by Sergio Basso, is the winner of the Jury Award at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival [ICFF] Junior. The festival involved 3,000 youth participants from 37 schools who all received training in how to judge film and participated in selecting the winner.

ICFF Junior facilitates students developing their analytical and critical skills.

In recognition of its contribution to the multicultural city of Toronto, ICFF Junior has received an official recognition from the Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly and Members of Toronto City Council for hosting a cultural event that specifically is designed to introduce children to Italian Cinema and that unites people through film.

This 2nd edition of the festival has followed in the footsteps of last year in receiving accolades from students, teachers and others involved.

“I would like to let you know that AGAIN we had a fantastic experience at the ICFF Junior. The students really enjoyed the animation movie (yes, they were the oldest ones in the theatre but animation movies can beguile anyone!) and I am impressed again with the fine organization of this event. Congratulations on the success of this needed festival in our community…..and it’s successful thanks to the committee’s efforts and organized teamwork! ~Teacher

“E’ stata davvero una bellissima esperienza, importane per entrambi, e non possiamo fare altro che ringraziare voi e tutti i collaboratori, persone fantastiche e speciali. Complimenti ancora per l’organizzazione del riuscitissimo Festival, un vero e proprio successo che vi ripaga di tutti i sacrifici.” ~Matteo Marchel (actor in THE FIRST SNOWFALL)

“It was really a wonderful experience. We cannot thank you, all the great people and staff enough for making it a special experience. Congratulations again for organizing this highly successful festival, a real success that repays you for all the sacrifices.” ~Matteo Marchel (actor in THE FIRST SNOWFALL)

To learn what the ICFF Junior programme is about see: www.icff.ca/junior

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