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This Rain Will Never Stop named Best Feature at the Festival dei Popoli - Popoli 2020 – Awards

This Rain Will Never Stop named Best Feature at the Festival dei Popoli - Popoli 2020 – Awards

Ukrainian director Alina Gorlova has triumphed in the international competition of the 61st Florence documentary festival, while Duccio Chiarini’s L’occhio di vetro was named Best Italian Documentary. This Rain Will Never Stop from Ukrainian director Alina Gorlova and The Glass Eye from Italian filmmaker Duccio Chiarini are the winners of the 61st edition of the Festival dei Popoli, the Florence documentary film festival which this year, because of the Covid pandemic, took place entirely online (from 15 to 22 November - read the news) and for the first time under the artistic director of Alessandro Stellino (read our interview). Alina Gorlova's film, which tells the story of the young Kurd Andriy travelling between his native Syria and Ukraine, two countries equally marked by bloody wars that split families, was named Best Feature Film in the International Competition, winning a prize of €8,000. The jury composed of Joëlle Bertossa (Switzerland), Maria...

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