Magazine article Screen International

Portugal's Tocha Wins Action4Climate Doc Award

Magazine article Screen International

Portugal's Tocha Wins Action4Climate Doc Award

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Other winners come from Bulgaria and US.

Portuguese film maker Gonçalo Tocha's The Trail of a Tale (pictured) has won the $15,000 top prize in the Action4Climate documentary competition's 18 -35 age category.

The film was made in collaboration with Imagine2020 and the New Economics Foundation.

The story is about a letter written in the future addressed to today's society.

Second place with $10,000 went to Dobrin Kashavelov from Bulgaria for Global Warming. The third place $5,000 prize went to Nathan Dappen from the US for Snows Of The Nile.

"These talented young film makers connect to their audience in emotional and powerful ways about the dangers of climate change. They have done serious, important work, which shows that climate change could result in a world that is unrecognizable today, and that we need act now to protect the planet for future generations," said Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group. …

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