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The Blind Side, Gold Remi Winner, Houston; Best Debut Filmmaker Award, Calcutta;FICOCC Best Opera Prima Short Film, Venezuela; Northern Lights Emerging Talent Award, Alaska; Best First Time Filmmaker, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival

Good morning. afternoon, evening,

on March 24th in Livorno at Teatro Vertigo - www.vertigoteatro.it -  there was the première of "Il Lato Cieco" English version "The Blind Side", a short-film our NPO produced, directed by the young film-director David Manzi. To present film and film-maker there was Mr. Massimo Ghirlanda, founder and president of the cinema study centre  "Commedia all'Italiana" - www.commediaall'italiana.it - who, as an expert, highlighted how the drama coped with in the film, is capable of stimulating both reflections and the subtle observation of any single detail as a circle, supported by the high quality of photography.  

The short film has been chosen among thousands to participate in the launch of the international platform Digital Box Office, http://www.digitalboxoffice.tv/.  on which "Il Lato Cieco", "The Blind Side" with English subtitles, can be watched and voted.

It would be trully appreciated a comment of yours here. 

Enjoy the films on the platform and your English.

Last news: The Blind Side has been awarded a Remi-Award at WorldFest Houston, International Film Festival www.worldfest.org.

Latest news: made by the young director, screen play writer David Manzi, yesterday The Blind Side was given a Gold Remi Award in Houston, WorldFest, International Film Festival.

Continuing with good news. In January The Blind Side will be awarded the Best First Time Filmmaker at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival

Continuing to update in June the blog about the achievements of this film, there are two more photos of awards. 

In Calcutta, India, at Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, CICFF, The Blind Side has been awarded laurel and certificate in the category Best Filmaker Debut. 

One more prize in June: in Venezuela, at Five Continents International Film Festival, The Blind Side has been awarded the certificate as Best Opera Prima Short Film. 

We would like to thank this young director and writer for giving us the opportunity to support such a positive and successful enterprise, wishing his scripts already selected in New York and Los Angeles among thousands in the world, to become successful films, and him to continue writing great scripts and make good films all life long.   

We are looking forward to having a fresh comment by David Manzi on our blog.

Anna - Coordinator

Eurocontact Plus ONLUS - NPO - President

Thank you Natalia for your comment. What do you mean with having your mind changed by the film? It would be so interesting to know.

A special thank you Natalia, continue following the blog and writing comments. It will  always be a pleasure reading you!

And you all follow her advice, watch the film, vote it on the platform mentioned above and leave a comment. Thank you, Anna

David: thank you for posting a lively comment. 

I'm organizing an interview with this young film-maker by a group of pupils in Livorno, in English as "home Language" to practice and mix it in an explosive mixture of talents! Photos will be posted!

Own source photos


0 #2 David 2017-05-07 09:53
What an experience being in Houston and given a Gold Remi Award.

In addition to watching films from all over the world, I met great peoploe with my very same dreams.
I was literally mesmerized by the beauty of 3 great movies:

-OFFENSIVE by Jon Ford (UK)
-INNER CITY by Ilgar Safat (AZ)
-THE SUNFISH by Soren Balle (DK)

I wish all good film-makers and screenplay writers - since with no good screenplays there are no good films - the best luck, including me! 8)
+1 #1 Natalia 2017-04-12 17:13
This short-film has completely changed my mind, i recommend everybody to watch it :-)

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