Canadian/Italian filmmaker Pasquale Marco Veltri has won the Chris Statuette for best Narrative Film at the Columbus International Film Festival for his film, Words to Remember.
The Columbus International Film and Video Festival is now in its 62nd year, and is the longest running film festival in the United States. The Chris Award is the top award at the festival, and is proudly displayed in production offices around the world. The Chris Award, a reference to Christopher Columbus has also been a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards.
Veltri’s film “Words to Remember” examines the heart wrenching pearls of wisdom that would be passed down to us if our future selves were able to share their reflections and regrets with us in present time.
Written and directed by Pasquale Marco Veltri, Words to Remember stars, Naimesh Nanavaty, Virginia O’Hara, Michael Mcleister, Jasmine Sawant and Candi Zell. Veltri’s film is a continuation of his overall theatrical theme of trajectory of reflection, self-identification and his overall passion to understand the human condition. With an original score by composer Vikas Kohli, the music draws inspiration from the multicultural aspects of the film and fuses a classical string quartet with a traditional Indian bowed instrument known as the Taus.
The Chris Statuettes will be presented to Pasquale Marco Veltri at the 62nd Annual Awards Ceremony,Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Columbus College of Art & Design. An Evening of Shorts Words to Remember screens At Brothers Drake Meadery, Tuesday, November 18 2014 at 8:00 p.m. (Brothers Drake Meadery 26 East 5th Avenue Columbus, OH). Pasquale Marco Veltri will be in attendance to receive his award.
Words to Remember – official trailer – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAafoxOQXro.