The documentaries Pandora's Promise and Sand Wars won the Golden Sun to the Best Documentary while Tippi Degre acted as godmother to this edition of the Festival.
The Environmental International Film Festival of Barcelona (FiCMA) closed yesterday evening its 20th edition with the award presentation – the Golden Suns – and the introduction of the Goldman Prize in Europe (the Environmental Nobel Prize) in the Moritz Hall of Barcelona.
The non-governmental organization WWF Spain, that has been working 50 years for the environmental sensitivity and education and documentary maker Fernando Lopez-Mirones
were awarded the Special Golden Sun, the highest prize that FICMA gives to a person or organization for its career or fight for the environment.
The event was led by the presenter and actress Vicenta N'Dongo and was attended by directors, producers and various authorities of the government.
Tippi Degré, "the girl of the jungle", was the special guest of this edition receiving the recognition of FICMA's President, Claudio Lauria, acting as godmother to the Festival. This honour was held in previous years by outstanding members of international cinema and environmental organizations, such as Daryl Hannah and Martin Sheen, between others.
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