The jury gave a special mention for a dedicated fly-on-the-wall film that mercilessly
captures the paralysing bureaucracy at the housing department in Naples. It was
not only the clients but also the public servants who were paralysed by the
mysteries of the system where nobody appeared to be responsible for anything.
shot and edited, all done with great humour and compassion, for the
protagonist. A special mention goes to the film “Open to the Public” by Silvia Bellotti.
award-winning film threw light on the global working hierarchy where economic
necessity creates imbalances for others to prosper. The need for money makes
women leave their families at home to fill the gap in the care for the elderly
in the west. The film was produced in an appealing manner which connected well
with its audience.
Workplaces Film Award for 2018 went to the film “Marina” by Julia Roesler.”