The L'anello debole (Weakest link) prize is awarded at the Capodarco l'Altro festival, a contest with a lively and packed programme of events: film projections, documentaries, short films, Q&A’s with film directors and actors, and workshops. The setting is pictoresque, thanks to the Communità di Capodarco di Fermo’s stunning sea views, and the feast of wine and culinary delights awaiting. 
Writers and directors whose works make the final selection also participate in the event, which has become one of Italy’s hottest meeting points for all audio and video-makers with an interest in social issues and the environment. 
All audio and visual shorts will be projected and/or broadcast at the Festival, in a number of venues around the Fermo area, for the sole viewing purpose of the people'is jury and the general public.

Film director Mario Monicelli and don Vinicio Albanesi

The event has hosted several prominent figures nationwide, amongst them the influential film director Mario Monicelli. Also invited were some of the writers and presenters of the tv series “Le Iene”, for example Mauro Casciari and Pif (“Il testimone”; “La mafia uccide solo d’estate”). 

In the edition 2015 the festival hosted also the movie directors Roberto Minervini and Matteo Garrone and the actor Valerio Mastandrea.

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Film director Matteo Garrone and Dario Zonta

In 2016, the festival hosted the directors Ivan Cotroneo and Claudio Giovannesi, the actors Luca Marinelli and Jasmine Trinca and the tv announcer and director Pierfrancesco Diliberto,  Pif.

The prize and festival’s artistic director is Andrea Pellizzari.

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Author, actor, tv and radio broadcaster, Pellizzari made his name in the tv series “Le Iene”. Andrea has been a regular guest at the Anello Debole award ceremony since 2007 as a jury member and a presenter, and has shown his philanthropic side on a number of occasions, and most recently has been directly involved in the project “Mr Brown For Haiti”.


The 2017 festival will take place from 22nd to 25th JuneRedattore sociale is the organiser.

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