THE SPECIAL GOLDEN DINOSAUR AWARD FOR THE MOST AWARDED SCHOOL IN THE 20 YEARS OF THE IFF ETIUDA&ANIMA
THE ŁÓDŹ FILM SCHOOL
24th November (Sunday)
Students Jury Award
MIASTO UCIECZKI / THE REFUGE CITY, scen./sc., reż./dir.: Wojciech Kasperski, zdj./ph.: Michał Tywoniuk, muz..mus.: Grzegorz Daroń, Wojciech Żołądkowicz, wyst./cast: Eryk Lubos, prod.: PWSFTviT, Fundacja Art-House, Polska/Poland, 2006, 18’, fab./fic.
A fictionalized story presenting the events from May 2004 in Łódź, when pseudo fans of Widzew Football Club triggered riots. The film is about a fanatic young football fan – Tomek, who would do anything for his club, disregarding the consequences.
A Silver Dinosaur Award
52 PROCENT / 52 PERCENT, reż./dir.: Rafał Skalski, zdj./ph.: Jakub Giza, muz./mus.: Łukasz Lach, prod.: PWSFTviT, Eureka Media, Telewizja Polska – TVP Kultura, Polska/Poland, 19’30’’, dok./doc.
Ałła dreams about becoming a ballet dancer. Once again she is trying to get to the famous Russian Vaganova Ballet Academy in Petersburg. It takes a lot of practice to reach dream proportions: 52 percent is the perfect ratio of the length of legs to one`s height.
FICC Merit Award
POŁOWA MNIE / HALF OF ME, reż./dir.: Justyna Tafel, zdj./ph.: Kate McCullough, prod.: PWSFTviT, Polska/Poland, 2007, 11’, dok./doc.
The Merzkoev family have lived in Poland since 2004. They have been fighting for refugee status. They are constantly in danger of deportation. The film`s protagonists are Aza, Rulan, Achmad and Hava.
A Merit Award
MIODOWY MIESIĄC / HONEYMOON, reż./dir.: Grzegorz Krawiec, zdj./ph.: Filip Drożdż, muz./mus.: Bogdan Klat, prod.:PWSFTviT, Polska/Poland, 2009, 30’, dok./doc.
Tomek is released from prison after 7 years. On this very day he marries Agnieszka, who is temporarily arrested. After being released from prison, he tries to find himself in the new reality and keep in touch with his wife.
The Great (Un)Appreciated – The Award of the Artistic Director of the Festival, Bogusław Zmudziński
ROZMOWA / THE CONVERSATION, reż./dir.: Piotr Sułkowski, zdj./ph.: Michał Gruszczyński, prod.: PWSFTviT, Polska/Poland, 2011, 16’, dok./doc.
Janusz and Agnieszka are imprisoned for murder. They have known each other only thanks to the letters they have been writing to each other for 8 years. The film shows their meeting when Agnieszka is on a pass from prison for the first time and has a chance to visit Janusz.