Three Polish movies have been awarded at the 17th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in Czech Republic. The successful movies were as follows: Sceny sprzed by Aleksandra Maciaszek, Joanna by Aneta Kopacz and The Art of Disappearing by Bartosz Konopka and Piotr Rosołowski.
The festival in Jihlava presents the best documentaries from the Central and Eastern Europe. The aim is to raise an interest in documentaries form this part of Europe and to find agents and distributors willing to promote them.
Sceny sprzed by Aleksandra Maciaszek was found the best movie in the Short Documentary Contest. The prize for the Middle Length Documentary went to Joanna by Aneta Kopacz. The Art of Disappearing by Bartosz Konopka and Piotr Rosołowski (Oscar nominated for Rabbit ? la Berlin) got the Special Silver Eye Prize.
Apart from the above movies, Jihlava festival presented also other polish films such as: Amdo after Harvest by Adam Ruszkowski, Exit Point by Jagoda Szelc and Rogalik by Paweł Ziemilski.
The 17th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival Awards ceremony was crowned with the screening of the PISF co-funded movie by Krytyna Krauze and Jacek Pertycki Powrót Agnieszki H.
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