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The URTI official selection of the 10 finalist documentaries


The preselection Jury of the 33rd edition of the International URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary, made up of managers from public television channels of fourteen countries, met in Paris from April 14 to 17, 2014 in order to draw up the official selection of the ten finalist documentaries:

  • Bomb survivors: Fighting an Endless Assault (Yasuhiro Yaku, Ryoei Nagano & Mamoru Ichikawa) NHK (Japan)
  • Camp 14  (Marc Wiese) - WDR (Germany)
  • Frameworks, images of a changing world  (Helen Doyle) - Radio Canada (Canada)
  • Front Row: Orphaned (Joseph Israel Laban) - GMA News TV (The Philippines)
  • Le journal de Schéhérazade (Zeina Daccache) - Catharsis-Lebanese Center for Drama Therapy (Lebanon)
  • Mohamed and the fisherman (Marco Leopardi) - RAÏ (Italy)
  • Rwagasore, Life, Fight, Hope (Justine Bitagoye & Pascal Capitolin) - RTNB (Burundi)
  • Sand Wars (Denis Delestrac) - Télé Québec (Canada)
  • Tango Negro, the African roots of Tango (Dom Pedro) - TV5 Monde (France)
  • The Voice of Peace (Eric Friedler) - NDR (Germany)
These ten finalist programmes will be viewed from June 6 to 8, 2014 by the Final Jury, in the framework of the 54th Monte-Carlo Television Festival. The director and actor Bernard Yerlès will be Youssou N’Dour successor for the Presidency of this Jury.

The prize-giving ceremony of this Grand Prix, awarded with 3,000 Dollars, will take place on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Hotel de Paris in Monte-Carlo in presence of many international personalities from the audiovisual world.

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Created in 1949, URTI is the oldest audiovisual organization and the only one with a wholly global perspective. This professional union organizes television and radio programme exchanges, the first international audiovisual Grand Prix, coproductions, training workshops and actions for the promotion of world audiovisual creation.

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