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An Ode To Love wins Best Animated Film at Rome International Film Festival

We're thrilled to announce that An Ode to Love was awarded for Best Animated Film at Rome International Film Festival (RIFF)!

The festival took place this year from September 10th to 13th in Rome, Georgia USA with Rome’s historic DeSoto Theatre serving as its central venue. The DeSoto Theatre was the first theatre in the south built to display sound movies, having opened in 1927!

An Ode to Love director Matthew Darragh picked up the coveted 'The Sylvia' award (pictured below) named after Sylvia the mother of Romulus and Remus. Rome, Georgia is built on seven hills just like the Italian Rome!

“I love this festival and we are absolutely thrilled to receive this award. I know the crew back in Ireland will be delighted. Thank you so much again for your warmth and hospitality.” said Director Matthew Darragh.

Big THANKS to Culture Ireland for their amazing support!

Congrats to all the nominees and award winners!

You can see the full list here.

Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Marketing Director, Digital & Social and drinks more than five coffees a day...

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