19 May 2016

A corto di libri, 8th AIB/IFLA International Short Film Contest about libraries. The winners!

On May 15, at the International Book Fair in Turin (Italy), the winners of A corto di libri, 8th AIB/IFLA International Short Film Contest about libraries were announced and awarded.

The winners are:

Metropolitan Libraries category
Stadtbibliothek Bremen: 111 years and so much to enjoy 
(Stadtbibliothek Bremen, Germany)
Watch a videomessage by Barbara Lison, director of the Stadtbibliothek Bremen

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Spot Biblioteca Luigi Chiarini 
(Stefano Landini, Viola Negri; Biblioteca Luigi Chiarini, Centro sperimentale di cinematografia; Italy)

Documentary Section
Skaparbibblan/Maker library 
(Thomas Claesson, Lo Claesson, Vaggeryd Public Library, Sweden)

Fiction Section
The Library 
(Jason LaMotte, United Kingdom)
Watch a videomessage by Jason LaMotte

Grand prize (best of the section winners) 
The Library 
(Jason LaMotte, United Kingdom)

29 short films participated. The entries for the Metropolitan Libraries category were seven:

The jury was composed by:

  • Fabio Melelli, chair (film critic)
  • Corrado Di Tillio (Standing Committee Chair of the IFLA Section on Metropolitan Libraries)
  • Marian Morgan-Bindon (Standing Committee Chair of the IFLA Section on Public Libraries)
  • Giovanna Pietrini (Chair of the Umbria Section of AIB)
  • Antonella Pinna (Regione Umbria, library services)
  • Elisabetta Proietti (journalist)
  • Siobhan Reardon (Standing Committee Secretary of the IFLA Section on Metropolitan Libraries)

All the short films are available on the YouTube channel acortodilibri 

A corto di libri 8

Fabio Melelli, Lo Claesson, Gabriele De Veris (photo: Corrado Di Tillio)

Metropolitan Libraries, Advocacy, short films, contest

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