We are honored by the thoughtful and enthusiastic feedback that we have received from audiences of FROM TRASH TO TREASURE: turning negatives into positives. The following is a list of awards and mentions that the documentary has received at film festivals throughout the world.

Cover photo courtesy of Cultures of Resistance Films.

  • BRAZIL / São Paulo: Award Winner – January 2023, Ipê Amarelo Film Festival
  • BRAZIL / São Paulo: Anhuma Silver Award, Golden Capybara Awards Finalist, T.I.F.A. – Tietê International Film Awards
  • NIGERIA / Ibadan: Best Documentary, Best Editing,  Ibadan International Film Festival 2022
  • NEPAL / Kathmandu: Award Winner — Best International Human Rights Film, Nepal Cultural International Film Festival 2022
  • BRAZIL / São Paulo: Silver Ahuma Award (Best Documentary Award) and Bronze Tilapia Award (Social Awareness Award), T.I.F.A. – Tietê International Film Awards
  • MAURITIUS / Port Louis: Honorable Mention, Phare International Film Festival
  • GREECE / Thessaloniki: Official Selection, Thessaloniki Free Short Festival

  • FRANCE / Paris, Best Non-European Independent Documentary, European Independent Film Festival 2022
  • BRAZIL/  Florianopolis: Winner — International Awards 2021,  Planeta.doc – International Socio-Environmental Film Festival

  • UNITED STATES / La Jolla, California, Award of Distinction, Best Shorts Competition 2020 Humanitarian Awards, 2021
  • CAMEROON / Bafoussam, Best Documentary, Festival international du cinéma indépendant de Bafoussam, 2021
  • NIGERIA / ABUJA, Best Film, Africa Film For Impact Festival, 2020
Honorable Mentions:
    • ARGENTINA / BUENOS AIRES, Official Selection, Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Buenos Aires, 2020
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