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Czech and Polish Films Among 2019 Student Academy Awards Finalists Featured

2019-08-19

PRAGUE: One Czech animated film and one Polish documentary are among the 2019 Student Academy Awards finalists. The winners of the student Oscars will be announced in Los Angeles on 17 October 2019.

Daria Kashcheeva’s Daughter is among the three finalists in the Animation (International Film Schools) section. The film won the Cristal award for a graduate film at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival as well as the City Post Award for Best Animation Short Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival. The film was produced by FAMU - Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

FAMILY by Yifan Sun is among the three finalists competing for the 2019 Student Academy Awards in the Documentary (International Film Schools) section. The film produced by the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz is also among  the finalists of the 2019 BAFTA Student Film Awards presented by Global Student Accommodation – GSA.