The call for submissions to the 15th Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival is now open. The festival will be held from the 11th till the 2oth of May, 2018 in Warsaw, Wroclaw, Bydgoszcz, Lublin and from the 16th till 25th of May in Gdynia and over 20 cities around Poland during Weekend With The Festival.
The winner of Millennium Docs Against Gravity Grand Prix in the Main Competition – the Millennium Award – as well as Euro 8,000 is the film “Last Men in Aleppo” (dir. Feras Fayyad). The award was granted by the jury composed of: Agnieszka Traczewska, Mariusz Grzegorzek and Jan P. Matuszyński. The award has been funded by the Festival’s Patron: Millenium Bank and Polish Film Institute. Two films received special mentions: “The Good Postman”, dir. Tonislav Hristov) and “Safari” (dir. Ulrich Seidl). We know all the awarded films!
For the first time Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival in cooperation with Gdyńskie Centrum Filmowe has also organized the Festival in Gdynia. A jury, consisting of: Katarzyna Figura (actress), Mikołaj Trzaska (saxophone player), Mirosław Przylipiak (film theorist) gave The Mayor of Gdynia Award to the film “Ukrainian Sheriffs”.
Introducing the official trailer of the 13th edition of Millennium
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Our fight against gravity continues! Just like in previous years, the Documentary Academy will prepare a content-rich program for diverse audiences. Our main aim is to popularize documentary films and showcase how documentary filmmaking can have a real impact on our lives. This year’s motto is “Watch and Act”!
The 13th edition of the MILLENNIUM DOCS AGAINST GRAVITY film festival will take place from May 13th to 25th 2016. This year, Warsaw, Wrocław and Bydgoszcz are joined by Tricity, with the modern Gdynia Film Centre. In keeping with our tradition, on the second weekend of the festival, we will also be in 20 other cities around Poland, as part of the MDocsAG Weekend.