Local documentary wins International Humanitarian Platinum Award


Uga Carlini’s ‘Alison The Movie’ has been given the International Humanitarian Platinum Award Winner at the Humanitarian Film Awards this past weekend.

The documentary was also nominated at this year’s Silwerskermfees 2016.

‘Alison The  Movie’ had  its international premiere at Dances with Films Festival in Los Angeles, where it not only got pick of the fest from Enclave LA, the film also made history by becoming the first South African film to be selected for this iconic film festival.

Local highlights include ‘Alison The Movie’ as the opening film of the 2016 Mzansi Women’s Festival at Constitutional Hill and being part of the official selection of the NFVF showcase of films In Honor of Women and Activism at this year’s Grahamstown International Arts Festival.

The film is now heading for the Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona, Paris and New York.

A special 16 days of activism screening will also start on the 25th of November at both the Labia Theatre in Cape Town and the Bioscope cinema in Johannesburg.