‘Baradar’ won 21 Awards and has been selected for more than 50 film festivals around the world, including Oscar-qualifying Chicago International Children Film Festival and Uppsala International Short Film Festival. It was a finalist at the David di Donatello 2020 (the Italian Oscars). Below is the complete list of all the awards and nominations the film received.

Daniele’s soundtrack remarkably highlights the moving images of brotherly love, migration and hope within the film. Daniele was awarded with “Best Soundtrack” for “Baradar” at the Phlegraean Film Festival.


Chicago International Children’s Film Festival: Best Live Action Short
David di Donatello Awards: 2020 Nominee David – Best Short Film
Giffoni Film Festival: 
2019 Winner Parental Experience Award 
2019 Winner Special Mention (Amnesty International Human Rights Jury)
Rhode Island International Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Best Short – Best Narrative Short
Taormina International Film Festival: 2019 Nominee Special Mention – Italian Shorts Selection
Uppsala International Short Film Festival: 2019 Winner Best Children’s Film – International Competition
WorldFest Houston: 2020 Winner Gold Remi Award – Independent Shorts – Dramatic – Adaptation
CinEuphoria Awards:
2021 Winner CinEuphoria 
2021 Nominee CinEuphoria – Best Short Film – International Competition
2021 Nominee CinEuphoria – Best Director in a Short Film – International Competition
Roxbury International Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Festival Prize – Best Short Film
I Will Tell International Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Festival Award – Best Short Drama
Dieciminuti Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Extralarge – Best Short Film
Figari Film Fest: 2019 Nominee Festival Award – Best Short Film
Visioni Corte Film Festival: 2019 Winner Cortofiction Italia – Premio CSC Centro Sperimentale Cinematografia
Fano International Film Festival: 2020 Winner Special Mention – Short
Visioni Italiane: 2020 Nominee Best Short Film
Souq Film Festival: 2019 Winner Audience Award – Best Short
Salento Finibus Terrae: 2019 Winner Salento Finibus Terrae – Beyond Human Rights
Fabrique Du Cinéma Awards: 2019 Winner Premio Fenix Entertainment – Best Italian Short Film
Lenola Film Festival Inventa un Film: 2020 Nominee Lenola inventa un film – Best Short Film
Art for Peace Festival: 2019 Nominee Arts for Peace – Best Short Film
Phlegraean Film Festival: 2019 Nominee Phlegraean Award
Best Short Film
Best Music
Best Cinematography
Immigration Film Festival: 2019 Nominee Mediterranean Migration – Best Short Film
Sciacca Film Fest: 
2019 Winner Festival Award – Best Short Film
2019 Winner Premio Altre Identità – Best Short Film
Napoli Cultural Classics: 2019 Nominee Festival Award – Best Short Film
MicGénero: 2019: Nominee Festival Award – Childhood and Human Rights
Terra di Tutti Film Festival: 2019 Winner Premio Emil Banca – Best Short Film
Andaras Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Best Narrative Short 0 Best Short Film
On the Road Film Festival: 2019 Nominee Audience Award – Best Short Film
Vittoria Peace Film Festival: 2019 Winner – Best Short Film
Sofia Menar Film Festival: 2020 Nominee Jury Prize – Best Short Film
Fabriano Film Fest: 2020 Winner Special Mention of the jury – Best Short Film (Miglior Cortometraggio) 
Metricamente Corto: 2020 Nominee Best Short Film – Best Short Film (Miglior Cortometraggio) 
Reggio Film Festival: 2020 Winner Unimore – Best Short Drama


By Daniele Carmosino