11-09-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Polish Director Receives Women in Cinema Award

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VENICE: Polish director Alicja Węgorzewska has received the Women in Cinema Award at the 77th Venice Film Festival for her production of opera films and her support of developing young talent.

Alicja Węgorzewska, photo by Goplanka, file licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International licenseWęgorzewska is the Director of the Warsaw Chamber Opera (WOK) and has also produced a number of highly acclaimed opera films. 

The Women in Cinema Award is given primarily to women who strengthen the image of women in the artistic environment and in society.