FESTIVALS: The 12th Two Riversides Film and Art Festival Announces Winners

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Lower Heaven by Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi Lower Heaven by Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi

KAZIMIERZ DOLNY/JANOWIEC:  French film Lower Heaven, directed by Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi, was awarded the First Prize in the Short Films Competition of the 12th edition of Film and Art Festival Two Riversides in Kazimierz Dolny – Janowiec (28 July-5 August 2018).

The second and third prizes went to Polish films.

Other sections of the festival were: World under Canvas, Cinema Lesson, Great Cinema on the Small Market Square, Music - My Love, retrospectives of Tomasz Zygadło and Arkadiusz Jakubik, Miloš Forman – Forever and a focus on Hungarian cinema..

Winners International Short Films Competition:

First Prize:

Lower Heaven (France)
Directed by Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi

Second Prize:

The Sisters / Siostry (Poland)
Directed by Michał Hytroś 

Third Prize:

Bless You! / Na zdrowie! (Poland)
Directed by Paulina Ziółkowska

The Jury additionally decided to distinguish:

Alexandre Rodzik for his role in the film Tsantsa (Poland)
Directed by Robin Lipo

the film Daughter / Córka (Poland)
Directed by Mara Tamkovich

Eri Mizutani for directing Their Voices / Proszę o ciszę (Poland)

She's Mercedes Trophy:

Mara Tamkovich