FESTIVALS: New Horizons launches first American independent festival in Poland

By FNE Staff

    Twenty independent feature films, including seven films making their European premieres, will compete in the first American Film Festival (www.americanfilmfestival.pl), taking place 20-24 October 2010 in Wroclaw.

    The festival is organized by the New Horizons Association, which also presents the ERA NEW HORIZONS International Film Festival (www.enh.pl).

    The 20 dramatic features will compete for an audience award with a cash prize of $10,000 and the possibility of distribution in Eastern Europe. Another ten documentary films, to be announced, will compete for a similar audience award with a $5,000 prize.