Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna and Mostra Internazionale del Cinema Libero are organizing Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival, which is promoting Il Cinema Ritrovato – Dvd Awards. The competition is open to films released in Dvd and Blu-ray and will take place during the Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival.
The award aims to encourage and give visibility to quality home entertainment Dvd and Blu-Ray from around the world. The competition is open to Dvd and Blu-ray released between February 2018 and February 2019 of important films made before 1989 (at least thirty years ago) and thus generally in line with the festival’s theme. The awards are divided into five categories: Best Dvd/Blu-ray (The Peter Von Bagh Award), Best Single Release, Best Special Features (bonus), Best Rediscovery of a Forgotten Film, Best Series/Best Box.
Paolo Mereghetti and Gian Luca Farinelli, director of Cineteca di Bologna, pre-selected 30 finalists. The new jury, composed of Lorenzo Codelli, Philippe Garnier, Pamela Hutchinson, Miguel Marías, Shivendra Singh Dungarpur chaired by Paolo Mereghetti, will assign the DVD Awards. The award ceremony will take place during the festival.
The award ceremony will take place on Thursday June 27th 2018 around 12 am at Sala Auditorium