the 64th Locarno International Film Festival, the film
z chłodni (Frozen Stories) by Grzegorz Jaroszuk received
a nomination for the European Film Awards in the Best Short Film
category. Special mention of the International Federation of Film
Societies went to the Polish-Romanian animated film
Crulic - Droga na
drugą stronę (Crulic - Road to the Beyond) by Anca Damian. Both films were
co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
by Easy Busy Productions
Frozen Stories screened in the Pardi di domani / Leopard of Tomorrow short film
competition, alongside Bez śniegu (Without Snow) by
Magnus von Horn. Both features were produced at the National Film,
Television and Theatre School in
Frozen Stories is focused around two supermarket workers who have two days to
find their purpose in life. The film was previously recognized at the
"Łodzią po Wiśle" film festival, receiving the Grand Prize and audience
award. Frozen Stories also screened at the
36th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (Young Cinema
Competition), at the New Horizons festival in Wrocław, and at the "Dwa
Brzegi / Two Riversides" film festival in Kazimierz
screened in Main Competition at this year's Locarno IFF, is
a combination of animation, documentary, and feature film. The plot
is based on real events from 2007 and 2008, when Claudiu Crulic,
a Romanian prison inmate, died in a Krakow prison after
a four-month-long hunger strike.
this year's 51st edition of the Krakow Film Festival, the
short documentary Paparazzi by Piotr Bernaś also
received a nomination for the European Film Awards.
Paparazzi was also co-financed by the Polish Film
European Film Awards ceremony will be held in Berlin on December 3,
Further details about the Locarno International Film Festival
available at: www.pardolive.ch.
official website of the European Film Academy available at: www.europeanfilmacademy.org.
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