0527 GMT March 25, 2019
The 12-minute short film narrates the story of a dictator's iron statue. While they topple the statue and melt it into smaller objects, it keeps existing among people after the icon's metamorphosis, lucaniafilmfestival.it wrote.
'Whole to Part' had earlier won the best experimental film award at the 34th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF).
In the short fiction section, Best Actor Award and Best Actress Award went to Slimane Dazi and Delphine Grandsart in 'Terrain Vague' by Latifa Said (Portugal).
'The Theory of Sunset' by Roman Sokolov (Russia) won the Best Film Award at the Animation section. The Best Script Award went to 'Boléro Paprika' by Marc Menager (France).
Chiara Pellegrini, Elena Zervopoulou and Angelo Troiano were jury members of the Italian festival.
The Lucania Film Festival presents the best works of the independent cinema and wants to recognize new film talents.
The sections of the festival include Fiction and Animation; Audio Live Drama; Lucania Filmmakers; 48 Teeth Corticomici (comedy); War News (film, reportage, photography and documentary); and Documentary Films.