2015 Award Winners

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Best Feature: Bikes vs. Cars

Fredrik Gertten, Sweden, 2015, 90 min 

The bicycle is an amazing tool for change. This new film from BANANAS!* director Fredrik Gertten investigates the daily traffic drama.  


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Best Short: Beyond Recognition

Michelle Grace Steinberg, USA, 2014, 27 min

An Ohlone woman is on a quest to protect her ancestors’ burial places from being engulfed by San Francisco’s sprawl.


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Inspiring Lives: Landfill Harmonic

Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, USA, 2014, 84 min 

The world sends them garbage and they send back music.  The Orchestra takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.


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Green Tenacity: The Chinese Mayor

Zhou Hao, China, 2015, 86 min

Mayor Geng Yanbo is pulling down one of the world’s dirtiest cities to recreate its glorious past, but at the cost of relocating 140,000 households. 


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Young Filmmaker: Pseudo Evolution

Luisa Gobel and Bruna Almeida, Brazil, 2013, 4 min

An irreverent and critical insight into the evolution of human kind through the development of capitalist civilization.

 

 


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Audience Award: Landfill Harmonic

Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, USA, 2014, 84 min 

The world sends them garbage and they send back music. The Orchestra takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.


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