The 2019 Krakow Film Festival awarded prizes to the best documentary, short and animated films with Advocate, Portrait of Suzanne, My Country So Beautiful and Once Aurora winning the top awards.
Krakow Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Krakow Film Festival
WHERE: Kraków, Poland
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Krakow Film Festival is one of the oldest film events dedicated to documentary, animated and short fiction films in Europe. During 8 festival days viewers have an opportunity to watch about 250 films from Poland and abroad. Films are presented in competitions and in special sections like retrospectives, thematic cycles, archive screenings. Festival is accompanied by exhibitions, concerts, open air screenings and meetings with the filmmakers. Every year Krakow Film Festival hosts about 600 Polish and international guests: directors, producers, film festival programmers and numerous audience from Krakow.
The international documentary film competition of the 2019 Krakow Film Festival will showcase the most electrifying and fascinating stories from all over the world.
The wind. A documentary thriller, an emotional story about the “halny” wind – one of the most unpredictable winds in the Polish mountains, will open the 2019 Krakow Film Festival.
Filmmaker Caroline Leaf, who has gained a special place among the world’s animators, will receive this year’s Dragon of Dragons at the 2019 Krakow Film Festival.
“Over the Limit” directed by Marta Prus, is the big winner of the 58th Krakow Film Festival taking the Silver Horn for the best feature film in the International Documentary Film Competition
Every year the third day of the Krakow Film Festival ends with the ceremony devoted to the most important festival award – Dragon of Dragons
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