The Eastern Star Award looks to recognize someone from the world of cinema who, like the Trieste Film Festival, has contributed to the building of bridges between Eastern and Western Europe through their work.
The Cinema Warrior - Cultural Resistance Award recognizes the persistance, sacrifice and the folly of 'warriors', be they alone, an association or a festival that works - or better still: fights - behind the scenes, for Cinema.
SNCCI Award to the Best Film
by Paul Thomas Anderson
(United States/United Kingdom 2017)
SNCCI Award to the Best Italian Film
by Matteo Garrone
TONY DRIVER - UN DEPORTATO AL CONTRARIO
director: Ascanio Petrini
producer: Giulia Achilli, Marco Alessi, Giorgio Blasi, Lucia Ferrante
(formerly known as 18°C)
director: Nadia Parfan
producer: Illia Gladshtein