The winners of his year’s Darklight have been announced:

Spirit of Darklight

Abel Kavanagh – Laberinto Verde

A gift from the Pacha Mama, the coca leaf has sparked more debate at this time of important geopolitical shifts in South America.
We set out to look at this plant from a new perspective, hoping to decry the established link between the sacred leaf and the illegal drug derived from it: cocaine.
We travel along the nerves of the leaf, moving gradually from the traditional to the industrial world, from Bolivia to Peru, from yesterday to today on a journey that reveals the vital importance of the coca leaf to people across these two countries.

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Best Documentary

Daniel Lucceshi & Alex Ramseyer-Bache – We Are Poets

WE ARE POETS intimately follows six young poets over the course of one very special year, as they are chosen to represent the UK at Brave New Voices, the most prestigious poetry slam competition in the USA.  Cinematic, honest and deeply personal, WE ARE POETS is a testament to the power of creativity, community and the dynamism of young people.

Best Animation

Eamonn O’Neill – I’m Fine Thanks

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Best Short

Al Early – Doyle

Europe 2020 Competition

Winner: Dan Dalton – 2020 and Beyond

Runner Up: Jordan Ballantine (Neeru Productions) – Europe 2020


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