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‘Otra Condena’, by Juan Manuel Repetto, won the award for Best International Film at the first edition of NOMA Azores – International Film Festival for Human Rights, which took place in Ponta Delgada.
In the international competition, an honorable mention was also given to ‘Ophir’, by Olivier Pollet, a film that also won the Audience Award, obtaining the best average of votes among the festival’s spectators.
The award for Best National Film was awarded to ‘Visões do Império’, by Joana Pontes.
The festival’s jury is made up of director Diogo Lima from São Miguel, Ana Margarida Cunha e Silva, from the Regional Solidarity Economy Cooperative Cresaçor, photojournalist Eduardo Leal, Joana Sousa, programmer of Doc Lisboa, and director Salomé Lamas.
In the first edition of NOMA Azores – International Film Festival for Human Rights, eight feature films and three short films were screened, which were selected from over 400 nominations.
This is an initiative promoted by the Ponta Delgada City Council and produced by the Associação Cultural Silêncio Sonoro.