14th EDITION: 15-21 May 2017

The winner of BYDGOSZCZ ART/DOC AWARD has been announced

The BYDGOSZCZ ART/DOC AWARD in the main competition of 14th Millenium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival’s Bydgoszcz edition was presented on Sunday, 21st May at Kino Orzeł in the Municipal Centre of Culture. The award, which amounts to Euro 1,500 as well as the statuette will go to the author of “Last Men in Aleppo” (dir. Feras Fayyad).

“For a unique and personal character of the film which provokes strong emotion, for ‘freeing the minds’ fronm a temporary view as well as journalistic oversimplifications, for consequence and skilful production” – says the justification of the jury members’ (Magdalena Wichrowska, Marcin Sauter and Artur Owczarczak) decision.

The Bydgoszcz ART/DOC Award was granted for the first time in the history of Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival. The event is co-financed by  The Municipal Office of Bydgoszcz and  Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region. The WSB Universities in Bydgoszcz are the festival’s local strategic partner. Supporting partner: Municipal Centre of Culture in Bydgoszcz. The event is organised by the Art-House Foundation.

The best Asian film of the Rotterdam FF is now part of our program

“Children Are Not Afraid of Death, Children Are Afraid of Ghosts”, awarded at the 46th Rotterdam Film Festival, will have its Polish premiere at the 14th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival. The director Rong Guang Rong will attend the festival to meet with the Polish audience.

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