Banana Peels Cruise wins Leroy Merlin Prize

Salvo Manzone’s documentary “Banana peels cruise” has won the Special prize Leroy Merlin Italy”La casa di domani”(Tomorrow’s home). The jury (members Luca Pereno, Laura Bisi, Lucia Bucci, Flavio Ghilardi, and Simonetta Melon) awards the prize of € 5000 offered by Leroy Merlin to “Banana Peels Cruise” (director Salvo Manzone).

The jury gave the following reason:

The movie is able to deal with one of the issues of contemporary society,that is waste management.The movie does not make usage of sensationalism and avoids sterile complaints, also it  particularly focuses on civil commitment. Thanks to people like Aimée, who plays the main character, we understand that is possible to produce a change and lay the foundations for “tomorrow’s house” (la casa di domani)

The € 5000 prize will be awarded to the production company or the film’s copyright owners in exchange for the right to transmit the film via streaming free of charge in Italy through the website for 30 days.

- Winners 2012

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