THE WINNERS OF THE 51st KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL

 

Piotr Kamler – The Dragon of Dragons Award


INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

GOLDEN HORN
for the Director of the Best Film: for Wojciech Staroń, the director of THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON (Poland)

SILVER HORN
for the Director of the Best Medium-Length Documentary: for Marcus Lindeen, the director of REGRETTERS (Sweden)

SILVER HORN
for the Director of the Best Feature-Length Documentary: for Paweł Kloc, the director of PHNOM PENH LULLABY (Poland)

THE AWARD OF THE POLISH ASSOCIATION OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS
(PSC) for the best cinematography in the documentary film, founded by Lightcraft:for Wojciech Staroń (Poland) for cinematography to THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON,


SPECIAL MENTIONS:

AGNUS DEI: THE LAMB OF GOD
, directed by Alejandra Sanchez (France/Mexico).
DOCTORS
, directed by Tomasz Wolski (Poland).

The Student Jury
for Documentary Competition consisting of: Michał Lesiak, Małgorzata Steciak, and Daniel Stopa have decided to award the film DOCTORS directed by Tomasz Wolski (Poland)

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION

GOLDEN DRAGON for the Director of the Best Film for Kaveh Tehrani (Norway), the director of 1994.

SILVER DRAGON
for the Director of the Best Documentary Film for José Miguel Ribeiro (Portugal), the director of A JOURNEY TO CAPE VERDE

SILVER DRAGON
for the Director of the Best Animated Film for Thor Ochsner (Denmark), the director of 1989 (WHEN I WAS 5 YEARS OLD).

SILVER DRAGON
for the Director of the Best Feature Film for Daniel Mulloy (UK), the director of BABY.

SPECIAL MENTIONS:

THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S WIFE, directed by Karsten Krause and Philip Widmann (Germany),
DECRESCENDO, directed by Marta Minorowicz (Poland).

 

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY AWARD for the Best European Film (nomination to the European Film Award 2011 in the short film category) for PAPARAZZI, directed by Piotr Bernaś (Poland).

 

The FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) Jury at the 51st Krakow Film Festival,  consisting of: Andrzej Fogler (Poland), Dominique Martinez (France), and Simon Weaving (Australia), after watching all the competition films, have decided unanimously to award the film 1994, directed by Kaveh Tehrani (Norway),

The FICC (International Federation of Film Societies) Jury at the 51st Krakow Film Festival, consisting of: Line Klungseth Johansen (Norway), Kata Kovács (Hungary), Grzegorz Szklarczuk (Poland) have decided to give the Don Quichote Award for the film A JOURNEY TO CAPE VERDE, directed by José Miguel Ribeiro (Portugal),

Special Mentions:


THE BIRTHDAY CIRCLE directed by Philip Lepherd (UK)
RAÚL’S WORLD directed by Jessica Rodríguez Sánchez and Zoe G. Miranda (Cuba)

The Student Jury for Short Film Competition, consisting of: Anna Grądowska, Ewa Popowska, and Tomasz Rachwald have decided to award the film CZECH POST-WAR HISTORY directed by Jaroslav Kratochvíl (Czech Republic) for a skilful combination of parody and the criticism of an ailing educational system.

NATIONAL COMPETITION

GOLDEN HOBBY-HORSE for the Director of the Best Film for Marcel Łoziński, the director of TONIA AND HER CHILDREN

SILVER HOBBY-HORSE
for the Director of the Best Documentary Film for Paweł Kloc, the director of PHNOM PENH LULLABY,

SILVER HOBBY-HORSE
for the Director of the Best Animated Film for Kamil Polak, the director of THE LOST TOWN OF ŚWITEŹ,

SILVER HOBBY-HORSE
forthe Director of the Best Feature Film for Magnus von Horn, the director of WITHOUT SNOW,


SPECIAL MENTIONS:

SHIVERING TRUNKS, directed by Natalia Brożyńska,
KWIEKULIK, directed by Joanna Turowicz and Anna Zakrzewska.

The President of the Association of Polish Filmmakers Award for Wojciech Staroń for THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON,

The President of the Association of Polish Filmmakers Award for the Best Film Editing for Tomasz Wolski, the editor of the film DOCTORS,

The President of TVP S.A. (Polish Television) Award for the Best Director for Marcel Łoziński, the director of TONIA AND HER CHILDREN

The President of TVP S.A (Polish Television) Award for the Best Cinematography for Wojciech Staroń, the director of THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON.

Maciej Szumowski Award for remarkable social awarenessfounded by Kino Polska TV for Kuba Maciejko for BON APPETIT,

Bronisław Chromy Sculpture for the Best Producer of Polish Short and Documentary Films for STUDIO FILMOWE KRONIKA (KRONIKA FILM STUDIO), the producer of TONIA AND HER CHILDREN, directed by Marcel Łoziński.

The Student Jury for National Competition, consisting of: Jolanta Rydel, Miłosz Stelmach, and Krzysztof Siwoń have decided to award THE ARGENTINIAN LESSON directed by Wojciech Staroń (Poland) for creative and personal approach to the documentary form and for great visual sensitivity.

 

The Audience Award for LIFE IN A DAY directed by Kevin MacDonald