FESTIVALS: Raw Wins the 12th Cinematik Film Festival

A Hole in the Head by Robert Kirchhoff A Hole in the Head by Robert Kirchhoff

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.


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 TelevisionRTVS, atelier.doc
Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak RepublicBratislava 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 Sadowska
Produced byWatchout Productions
Coproduced by TVN S.A., Orange S.A. and Agora S.A.
Supported by the Polish Film Institute