On Friday September 8, the Venice International Film Critics’ Week (SIC), the independent and parallel section organized by the National Union of Italian Film Critics (SNCCI) during the 74th Venice International Film Festival (30th August – 9th September, 2017), conferred the awards of its thirty-second edition.  

SIAE Audience Award
TEMPORADA DE CAZA by Natalia Garagiola (Argentina, Usa, Germany, France, Qatar)
Award realized thanks to the support of SIAE – Italian Society of Authors and Publishers and consisting of a € 5,000 prize.

Furthermore, the following prizes have been awarded:

Verona Film Club Award
TEAM HURRICANE by Annika Berg (Denmark)
Bestowed by a jury composed of the members of the Verona Film Club and awarded to the most innovative film in the section.  

Mario Serandrei – Hotel Saturnia Award for the Best Technical Contribution
LES GARÇONS SAUVAGES by Bertrand Mandico (France)
Sponsored by the Hotel Saturnia in Venice and conferred by a commission of experts.  

The General Delegate Giona A. Nazzaro commented: "An edition marked by women. An edition that celebrated the many diverse forms of talent and of new cinema. An edition embraced with great esteem and affection by the audience. An edition that revealed seven new filmmakers that will be talked about for years to come. This is the work and the mission of the Venice International Film Critics' Week".