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Italian Film "The Eve" Won Best Film in International Film Competition


International Film Competition Festival (IFCOM) has announced its Best Film. In its third year, IFCOM chose The Eve from Italy as the winner. This festival is an international film festival located in Jakarta, Indonesia. This festival has given award to Chris Gero (Music Producer), Robin Shou (Mortal Kombat), Frankie Faison, Nathan East, Eric Clapton, Quincy Jones III, Phil Collins, Lionel Richie, Kenny Loggins, Vince Gill, David Foster, Don Was, Dave Koz, Richard Marx, Al Jarreau, Lee Ritenour, Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds, Sara Bareilles, Patti Austin, etc.

The festival announced that The Eve directed by Luca Machinch as the winner of 2016.
The announcement was made in Manggala Wanabakti building, on the Awards Ceremony of International Film Festival celebrating International Day of Peace and was attended by Minister of Environment and Forestry; Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Communication and Information; Rudiantara, Minister of Public Works and Housing; Basuki Hadimuljono, Liy Wahid, The King and Queens of all Indonesia, Filmmakers from various parts of the world, local actresses and actors, activists and artists.

Before choosing its Best Film, the festival that has received 106 film from all over the world since it opened its submission last year. From 106 film the judges chose 5 film that nominated for Best Film.

Here are the nominations of IFCOM:
Cape Espichel - In Land of a Lost World directed by Carlos Sargedas
Life Sentence (Cadena Perpetua) directed by Jes�s Alarc�n
Long Way Down directed by Ashley Harris
The Eve directed by Luca Machnich
The Mystery of the King of Kinema directed by Elio Quiroga

The Eve directed by Luca Machnich is a short film that tells a story about a young boy who dream to meet the Santa Claus. This semi-horror film is chosen because the complexity of the mix color made every frame from this film beautiful yet creepy.

This festival is working together with other international film festival; International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality, World Humanitarian Awards, International Tourism Awards and Documentary & Short International Movie Award.

This festival is organized in collaboration between People�s Creative Council, The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Russian Culture Centre, World Film Council, i-Hebat International Volunteers, Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI).

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