PriMed 2017 / The awards ceremony

21st PriMed – Special report

The award winners More than 2,500 6th formers involved in PriMed
1,000 members of the public vote for the Audience AwardThe award ceremony itself


Hosted by Laurent Menel, the 21st PriMed’s awards ceremony was on Friday, November 24th at the Villa Méditerranée.
A true celebration of the Mediterranean, the event was interspersed with highlights such as the 6
th form students presenting the Averroes Junior Award to the director of ALGER, THE MECCA OF REVOLUTIONARIES (1962-1974), Manon Loizeau’s moving speech as she paid her respects to the Syrian women raped in Assad’s prisons, or the frenzied performance of Radio Babel‘s musicians.
A look back in images at an evening full of good feeling.



Jérôme Cathala (CMCA), with Agnès Rampal (Région PACA, President of the Euromediterranean Commission)

Ben Salama is rewarded by the sixth formers for his film Alger, la Mecque des révolutionnaires (1962-1974)

Two Egyptian high school students made the trip from Alexandria to Marseille to attend the PriMed

Mathieu Guidère, President of the Jury

The jury of the  21e PriMed : Zouhir Louassini, Houria Khatir, Carine Bratzlavsky, Fettouma Benhaimoud and Mathieu Guidère

Alejandro G. Salgado directed the short film Bolingo. La Forêt de l’Amour (Audience Award)

Stéphanie Yamine, coproducer of Gaza Surf Club, receives the First Film Award

The band Radio Babel Marseille


Remedios Malvarez Baez receives the Art, Heritage and Culture Award for Alalá (Joie)

Ben Salama also won the ASBU Special Mention

Alessio Romenzi and Francesca Mannocchi, directors of If I close my eyes, receive the 2M Broadcasting Award

The France 3 Corse ViaStella Broadcasting Award goes to Benvenuti, by Laura Auriole and Annalisa Lendaro

Valérie Gerbault, General Delegate of the CMCA (l.) gives the Grand Prix Mediterranean Issues to Manon Loizeau for Syrie, le cri étouffé


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