PIEŠŤANY: Raw by Julia Ducournau was awarded best international feature film at the 12th Cinematik IFF (which took place in the spa city of Piešťany from 12 to 17 September 2017). A Hole in the Head by Robert Kirchhoff won the domestic documentary competitive section Cinematik.doc.
The award from the mayor of Piešťany went to the Slovak documentary This is Not Me directed by Miro Remo.
More than 100 films were screened in eight venues.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Meeting Point Europe Award – International Feature Films Competition: Raw / Grave (France, Belgium) Directed by Julia Ducournau
Cinematik.doc – Domestic Documentary Competition: A Hole in the Head / Diera v hlave (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Róbert Kirchhoff Produced by HITCHHIKER Cinema Coproduced by the Czech Television, RTVS, atelier.doc Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava Self-Governing Region, the International Visegrad Fund
Award from the Mayor of Piešťany: This is Not Me / Richard Müller: Nespoznaný (Slovakia, Czech Republic) Directed by Miro Remo Produced by Punkchart films Coproduced by endorfilm, Arsy-Versy, RTVS, the Czech Television Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech State Cinematography Fund
Audience Award:The Art of Love: The Story of Michalina Wislocka / Sztuka kochania: Historia Michaliny Wislockiej (Poland)Directed by Maria SadowskaProduced byWatchout ProductionsCoproduced by TVN S.A., Orange S.A. and Agora S.A.Supported by the Polish Film Institute