THE BRIZZOLARA FAMILY FOUNDATION AWARD FOR A FILM OF CONFLICT & RESOLUTION
Now in its 16th year at HIFF, the 2015 Films of Conflict & Resolution (C&R) program includes both feature films and shorts, all of which addresses the complex issues and societal effects of war and violence and the attendant human dramas in creative ways.
This award recognizes one of the feature films in the series with a cash prize of $5,000 from the Brizzolara Family Foundation and a panel discussion after its screening, encouraging dialogue and action.
We have shown many films in this section that have gone on to significant acclaim, including The Square (Oscar® nominee); War Witch (Oscar nominee); The Fog of War (Oscar winner); Nowhere in Africa (Oscar Winner, U.S. Premiere); No Man’s Land (Oscar winner); Rabbit a la Berlin (Oscar nominee), Bully; Rising From Ashes (World Premiere); Chronicle of a Disappearance; City of Life and Death (U.S. Premiere);Sisters in Law; and many more.
WINNER: 2015 BRIZZOLARA FAMILY FOUNDATION AWARD
VICTOR RABINOWITZ & JOANNE GRANT AWARD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
Presented to a film that most exemplifies the values of peace, equality, global justice, and civil liberties. The award, which is accompanied by a cash prize of $1,500, is named in honor of two people who spent their entire lives fighting for those values.
Selected and sponsored by the Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation.