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Looking For Trouble Bags Best Film Award at the World Humanitarian Awards 2016



Sultan Indrapura, winning filmmaker, and King of Tallo
 

Looking For Trouble directed by Caroline Cuny and Bryan Campbell finally emerged as the Overall Winner 2016 of the World Humanitarian Awards.

The announcement was made in Manggala Wanabakti building, on the Awards Ceremony of International Film Festival celebrating International Day of Peace and was attended by Minister of Environment and Forestry; Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Communication and Information; Rudiantara, Minister of Public Works and Housing; Basuki Hadimuljono, Liy Wahid, The King and Queens of all Indonesia, Filmmakers from various parts of the world, local actresses and actors, activists and artists.

Damien Dematra, as the founder and director of the festival said the reason of choosing Looking For Trouble is because the film shown a person who arenít known yet but made a huge impact on humanity. He hope by choosing this film as the winner could make the world inspired by him. Not a boring story for a documentary is also one of the reasons the film is chosen.

Before choosing the Overall Winner for the festival that has received 203 films this year chose 8 big candidates.
Here are the nominees for the Overall Winner of World Humanitarian Awards:

Alison directed by Uga Carlini
Before Spring directed by Ahmed Atef
Journey to a Miracle: Freedom from Insulin directed by Ted Kay
Looking for Trouble directed by Caroline Cuny, Bryan Campbell
THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF LUCIUS DUMB (Human rights, your most useful instrument) directed by Maite Ruiz De Austri
The way home directed by Begonia Randhav
War & Peace directed by Mojtaba Yari

Finally, the winner goes to Looking For Trouble directed by Caroline Cuny and Bryan Cambell from United States. This documentary film tells a story humanitarian engineer Fred Cuny and his bold actions during the Bosnian War.

This festival is working together with other international film festival; International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality, World Humanitarian Awards, International Film and Competition and Documentary & Short International Movie Award.

This festival is organized in collaboration between Peopleís Creative Council, The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Russian Culture Centre, World Film Council, i-Hebat International Volunteers, Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI).

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