Grifa Filmes’s Awards and festivals around the world:

 

 

 

WHO CARES

 

Winner for Best Feature Documentary at DocMiami International Film Festival 2012

Opening film of the Human Rights’ Cinema Festival – Brazil 2011

International premiere in Harvard 2012

LA Femme International Film Festival - Official Selection – 2012

Heartland International Film Festival – Indianapolis – Official Selection – 2012

Rota e Rituais – Lisboa – Official Selection

27th Washington, DC International Film Festival 2013

Transitions Film Festival – Australia – Official Selection

Byron Bay International Film Festival – Australia – Official Selection

Wellington Film Society – New Zealand – Official Programming 2013

4th Reel Brazil Film Festival – Auckland and Wellington – New Zealand 2013

Indonesia Internacional Film Festival of Enviroment, Health and Culture – Documentary Feature Award of Excellence

Blood Hero International Film Festival – Official Selection

2013 Newport Beach Film Festival – USA – Official Selection

16th annual Sonoma International FilmFestival – USA – Official Selection

 

 

 

FORDLÂNDIA

 

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – 2011 – Official Selection

Luanda International Film Festival – 2011 – Official Selection

Amazonia Film Festival – 2010 – Official Selection

 

 

 

BRAZIL FROM PRE-HISTORY

 

Gold award in the International Conference of Producers of Science and History of China – 2009

International Science Film Festival Athens – 2008 – Official Selection

 

 

 

500 SOULS

 

Best Latin-American Documentary by the Sindicato de La Industria Cinematográficos de la Argentina during Mar Del Plata Festival – 2006

Special Jury Prize by Red Cine de Derechos Humanos during Mar Del Plata Festival – 2006

Best Sound, Best Edition, Best Photography and Best Documentary – Paraty Film Festival – PARATYCINE – Oct/2005

Best Documentary – Rio Film Festival – Sept/2005

Best Latin-American Documentary – Cinesul – Jun/2005

Margarida de Prata by CNBB – May/2005 – The award for long-film is offered by Conferência Nacional dos Bispos do Brasil (CNBB) to the best national movies. This prize highlights Brazilian movies that present ethical values.

12th Cuiabá Film and Video Festival – Best Photography and Best Art Direction – May/2005

37° Brazilian Film Festival of Brasília – Best Photography, Best Edition, Best sound and Best Original Soundtrack – Nov/2004

Amazon Film Festival 2005 – Special Jury Prize – Nov/2005

 

SPECIAL INVITATIONS FOR “500 SOULS”

Exhibition at MOMA in New York – July/2006

9th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival – Praga – 2007

Exhibition at  Brazil Film Festival – 2006 – Tokyo

Latin-American Competition from the International Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Havana – Dec/2005

Participation at IMARGENS – Cabo Verde – Dec/2005

Amazon Film Festival 2005 – Nov / 2005

Turim International Film Festival – Nov / 2005

International Participation in the International Film Festival in the Latin Universe of Documentaries in the Montreal Film Festival – Sep/2005

Film Festival of Diversity in Brazilian Northeast  –  2005

Participation at São Paulo International Film Festival. Oct-Nov/2005

2nd Festival of South America – May/2005

International Festival of Documentaries “It´s All True” – April/2005

Tiradentes Film Festival – Feb/2005

Campo Grande Film Festival – Jan/2005

Conference about indigenous people – Human Rights and Culture – Berlim – Alemanha – Agosto/2001

2nd South America Festival – May/2005

 

 

 

DOCTORS OF JOY

 

The film, Doctors of Joy, has the Seal of UNESCO (United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture) for being a movie that promotes the culture of peace.

Winner of the prize for Best Film at the Brazilian Film Festival of New York , TRIBECA, New York – Sep/2005

Winner of Best Film , Best Original Soundtrack and Best Actor at the II Prize FIESP/SESI-SP of São Paulo Cinema – March / 2006

Nominated for Emmy Awards 2005 – exhibited at Discovery Health

Jury Special Prize and Popular Jury Prize winner at the 33th Gramado Film Festival – Sep/2005

HOURS CONCOURS at Rio Festival 2005; Oct / 2005

Best Film Prize winner by Popular Vote at Paraty Film Festival – PARATYCINE 2005; Oct / 2005

“Mención Honorífica” at the II Monterrey International Film Festival (MEXICO – 2006)

Pablo Villaça top 90 best movie list.

 

Other festival participations of DOCTORS OF JOY:

Selected for the II Edition of Brazilian Film Series in Chicago, 2011 (Chicago-USA)

Event CINEMA NA PRAÇA/ 2th ENA – Encontro Nacional de Animação, 2007 (Sabará-MG)

Cancer Fight Week 2007 – Onco-Hematos Clinic and Friends Association of Oncology (SP)

Exhibit in Brasil Film Festival 2006 in Tokyo

Exhibit in the Roshd International Film Festival (Iran) – 2006

Participation at the 2nd UK Brazilian Film Festival, 2006

I Film and Environment Festival of Guararema

Latin-american competition for the 27th International Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Havana 2005

Film exclusively selected to participate in the Internacional Festival of Documentaries “It´s all True” 2005

Finalist of AFO (Academia Film Olomouc) 2004 International Competition – Czech Republic.

 

 

 

ANIMALS OF BRAZIL – SERIE

Special Mention of the Jury from the CINECIEN’06, “for supporting the dissemination of knowledge about the Brazilian fauna threatened with extinction.”, December, 2006

 

ANIMALS OF BRAZIL – THE JAGUAR

Best Video – Popular Jury Prize – I Latin-American Festival of Environmental Video  of Iraquara. Oct/2005

The film participated “Hours-Concours” in the second Videofestival of São Carlos in 2004 due to its high technological level of production;

Film exclusively invited to participate in the International Festival of Amazon Adventure-2004

 

ANIMALS OF BRAZIL – THE MANATEE

Especially invited to exhibit at the Amazon Film Festival 2005

One of the finalists of the AFO (Academia Film Olomouc) 2004 International Competition – Czech Republic

 

ANIMALS OF BRAZIL – THE MURIQUI

One of the finalists of the AFO (Academia Film Olomouc) 2005 International Competition – Czech Republic

 

 

 

FREEDOM OR GAMBARÊ

 

Competition at the 8th ASTRA FILM FEST – Romania – 2006

Exhibition in Brazil Film Festival 2006 in Tokyo

Special exhibition at Harvard

 

 

 

PARALLEL UNIVERSE

Film exclusively invited to participate in the study “State of the Things” at the International Festival of Documentary “It’s all true” 2005;

Film exclusively invited to join the Brazilian Documentary Festival 2004 – Los Angeles (California, USA)

 

 

 

JULIA MANN

 

Especially selected to participate, out of competition, for the ParatyCine 2005. October/2005

Participation in the São Paulo International Film Festival in 2005. Outubro/Novembro/2005

 

 

 

URBAN MAPS SERIES

 

Prize for “Urban Maps – Recife”: Award “The President of the Olomouc Region Award” at the International Film competition AFO 2003 – Czech Republic. October/2003

“Urban Maps – Recife”: TV Cultura Prize for Best Documentary at the 7th International Documentary Film Festival “It’s All True 2002″, Sao Paulo. April/2002.

“Urban Maps – Recife”: Best Film in Ethnographic Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro – November/2001

 

 

 

IN THE SOUTH OF THE LANDSCAPE

 

In the South of the Landscape – Invisible Landscapes: selected for the competitive “Image Focus” in the VideoFestival of São Carlos – November / 2002

In the South of the Landscape – Invisible Landscapes: special exhibition at the International Festival of Documentary Films of Academy Film Olomouc, Czech Republic. October/2002

In the South of the Landscape: Special Award by the jury in the II Ecocine – National Festival of Environmental Film and Video – September/2002

In the South of the Landscape – Invisible Landscapes: Ministry of Culture Prize of Acquisition – Festival “It’s All True” – 6th International Documentary Film Festival “- April/2001

In the South of the Landscape – Landscape and Memory: Special Jury Prize at the Festival “It’s All True” – 5th International Documentary Film Festival – April/2000

“Landscape and the Sacred”: Curitiba Festival 2000 – Award for best documentary. October/2000

 

 

 

LANGSDORFF EXPEDITION

 

Film exclusively invited to the International Festival of Amazon Adventure – November/2004

Invited to be exhibited at the International Festival of Cinema and Technology in Los Angeles. 2003

Special exhibition at the International Festival of Documentary Films of Academy Film Olomouc – Czech Republic. October/2002

Langsdorff Expedition: exhibited at the Competition of Films in the II Ecocine – National Festival of Environmental Film and Video – September/2002

 

 

 

OIREGOR TARPUD – MUSICIAN´S LIFE

 

Exhibited at the Festival “is all Truth” – April/2003

 

 

 

LOST

 

“Lost”: special exhibition at the International Festival of Documentary Films of Academy Film Olomouc – Czech Republic. October/2002

“Lost”: exhibited at the VideoFestival of São Carlos – November/2002

“Lost”: exhibited at the Competitive Film Festival at the II Ecocine – National Festival of Environmental Film and Video – September/2002

Audio and Video Paulista Film Festival – year 14 – 2001, MIS

 

 

 

ENIGMA OF A DAY

 

Best Short Film at the 10th Gramado Cine Video – September/2002

 

 

 

OTHER AWARDS 

 

Exhibition in the Etats Généraux Du Film Documentaire – Lussas – França – 2000

Presented in the III International Scientific Film Festival – Portugal – 2000

Input – International Public Television Conference – Canada – 2000

Exhibit at Rio Festival – 2000

Participation in the Festival “The Indigenous Brazils” – São Paulo – 2000

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Selected for  “Reflecting Images” – Holanda – 1999

“It’s all true” – 4th International Festival of Documentary – 1999

FIPA – International Festival of Programmes Audiovisuels – Paris, France – 1999

Participation as Brazil’s representative at the meeting “televisión de calidad” in Buenos Aires – 1998

International film festival of the art center George Pompidou in Paris – France – 1998

54th Biennial of Venice – 1997

Cine Arsenal (Tübingen) Germany – 1997

Cine Babylon (Berlin) Germany – 1997

Le Cine Latino (Paris) – France – 1996

Trencianske teplice (Film Festival of Arts) – Slovakia – 1996

Best Film – XXVI International Festival of Figueira da Foz (Portugal) – 1997

Award “Glauber Rocha” Best Fiction Film / Best Picture / Best Editing / Best Actor – XXIV International Film Journey of Bahia – 1997.

Best Film – 24th Latin and Brazilian Film Festival of Gramado – 1996

Best Photography in the Film Festival of Ceará – 1997

Best Film and Best Editing – IV Film Festival of Cuiabá – 1996

Stimulus Award – Rockefeller and Mcarthur Foundation – USA – 1992