Between November 24th and December 1st in Bydgoszcz, Poland, will take place Main Competition of the 20th International Film Festival Of The Art Of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE. 14 films have been listed, including two Polish productions: ‘Manhunt’ (Obława) by Marcin Krzystałowicz and ‘My Father’s bike’ (Mój rower) by Piotr Trzaskalski.
Organised since 1993 festival Plus Camerimage celebrates the art of cinematography. Its main objectives are to raise awareness among cinemagoers of cinematographic value and how it corresponds with a storyline. The event consists of four competitions: Main Competition, Students Etudes Competition, Polish Films Competition and Documentary Films Competition. These competitions express appreciation of the best achievements in cinematography.
This year as many as 14 films, including two Polish films: ‘Manhunt’ and ‘My Father’s Bike’ will fight for the Golden Frog Award. Other productions selected for the Main Competition are: ‘Rhino Season’ (original title ‘Fasle kagadan’) by Bahman Ghobadi, ‘Jesus Hospital’ (Ming-keu-ko-teu) by Sang-cheola Lee and Ah-ga Shin, ‘Hatred’ (Boghz) by Reza Dormishian, ‘Broken’ by Rufus Norris, ‘Holy Motors’ by Leos Caraxa, ‘The Wild Ones’ (Los solvajes) by Alejandro Fadela, ‘The Master’ by Paul Thomas Anderson, ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ by Roger Michell, "War Witch" (Rebelle) by Kim Nguyen, ‘Laurence Anyways’ by Xavier Dolan-Tadros , ‘Argo’ by Ben Affleck and ‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ by Benh Zeitlin.
The festival is also a great opportunity to discuss the future of film industry. Numerous guests often include experienced and award-winning filmmakers who meet at discussion panels sharing their knowledge with young professionals and students.
In addition to competitions the festival organisers have planned numerous events, including special screenings, premieres, reviews, exhibitions and concerts. The programme of the festival can be found at: www.pluscamerimage.pl