Autor: Natalia SpychalskaPOLISH FILM FESTIVAL
The winners of the Golden and Silver Lions and the individual awards in the Main Competition were announced at the Closing Gala of the 47th Polish Film Festival on Saturday, 17th September 2022, in the Musical Theatre in Gdynia.
The awards in the Main Competition were granted by the Jury of the 47th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, in the composition of:
Jerzy Domaradzki – Chairman
The GRAND PRIZE of the 47th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia the GOLDEN LIONS for best film THE SILENT TWINS went to director AGNIESZKA SMOCZYŃSKA, and producers KLAUDIA ŚMIEJA-ROSTWOROWSKA and EWA PUSZCZYŃSKA.
The SILVER LIONS of the 47th Polish Film Festival for the film FILIP went to director MICHAŁ KWIECIŃSKI and producers JOANNA SNOCHOWSKA-MAJER, PAWEŁ RZEWUSKI, KRYSTYNA ŚWIECA
The GOLDEN CLAW of the 47th Polish Film Festival for the boldness of form and content in the Visions Apart category for APOKAWIXA, went to director XAWERY ŻUŁAWSKI and producers ANNA WAŚNIEWSKA-GILL and KRZYSZTOF TEREJ
The Platinum Lions for lifetime achievements, founded by the Polish Filmmakers Association, went to director Filip Bajon.
Individual awards went to:
JACEK BŁAWUT for directing the film Below the Surface
JACEK LUSIŃSKI, SZYMON AUGUSTYNIAK for screenplay of Backwards
BEATA DZIANOWICZ for directing debut or second film, Shreds
MICHAŁ SOBOCIŃSKI for cinematography, Filip
MARCIN MACUK, ZUZANNA WROŃSKA for music, The Silent Twins
JAGNA DOBESZ for art direction, The Silent Twins
RADOSŁAW OCHNIO, MICHAŁ FOJCIK for sound, Below the Surface
PIASEK&WÓJCIK (Bartłomiej Piasek, Piotr Wójcik) for editing, Below the Surface
DARIUSZ KRYSIAK for make-up, Filip and Below the Surface
MAGDALENA RUTKIEWICZ-LUTEREK for costume design, The Wedding Day
MAŁGORZATA HAJEWSKA-KRZYSZTOFIK for an actress in a supporting role, Illusion
GRZEGORZ PRZYBYŁ for an actor in a supporting role, Shreds
DOROTA POMYKAŁA for an actress in a leading role, Woman on the Roof
PIOTR TROJAN for an actor in a leading role, Johnny
MARTA STALMIERSKA for professional acting debut, Johnny and Apokawixa
Audience Award granted by the audience voting in Festival cinemas went to director Daniel Jaroszek for Johnny
The winners of the other two competitions have been announced too at the Closing Gala of the 47th PFF.
Microbudget Film Competition Jury in the composition of:
Allan Starski – Chairman
having seen all 7 films qualified for the Microbudget Film Competition, granted the following awards:
BEST FILM IN THE MICROBUDGET FILM COMPETITION
For the best made debut, shamelessly romantic melodrama, a sincere and bold film.
for the director of Elephant, Kamil Krawczycki
SPECIAL AWARD IN THE MICROBUDGET FILM COMPETITION
For a bold and touching film about loneliness and being unable to come to terms with the loss, for a convincing portray of a girl implicated in pathological rituals of football fans.
for the director of Wake Up, Filip Dzierżawski
Short Film Competition Jury in the composition of:
Ewa Puszczyńska – Chairwoman
having seen all 30 films qualified for the Short Film Competition, granted the following awards:
LUCJAN BOKINIEC AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN THE SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Victoria dir. Karolina Porcari
On September 12-17, 2022, Gdynia will host a great celebration of Polish cinema, the 47th Polish Film Festival. The Festival programme comprises of: two competition sections (Main Competition, Short Film Competition), numerous non-competition sections, as well as accompanying events.