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The film "Labor Day" won the 38th Warsaw Film Festival

The film “Labor Day” won the 38th Warsaw Film Festival

We know the winners of the 38th Warsaw Film Festival. The main prize, the Warsaw Grand Prix, won the drama “Święto Pracy” by Pjer Žalica.

38th Warsaw Film Festival: We know the winners

The protagonist of Labor Day, Armin, after ten years of absence, returns to Bosnia to surprise his father with good news. But a real surprise awaits him at home. His father was arrested as a suspect in war crimes. Armin wants to know the truth, while others find it easier to live in oblivion.

The winners were chosen by a jury composed of: American director and producer Camille Hardman, Polish producer Ewa Buczynica, Chinese producer and screenwriter Zhaoyi Zhang, US-based Romanian director Bogdan George Aptri, Slovak film journalist and sociologist Ladislav Volko.

international competition

Warsaw Grand Prix
Labor Day, dir. Pjer Žalica

Best Director Award
Viesturs Kairiss – “January”

Special Jury Prize
Beata Dzjanovic for the script for the movie “Strzępy”

Free spirit competition

Main Prize
“Man of Time”, dir. samba champion

Competition 1-2

Winner and FIPRESCI Award for Best Debut from Eastern Europe
“Sisters”, dir. Linda Olt

FIPRESCI Youth Jury Award for Best Eastern European Debut
Juggling agent, dir. Claudia Volga

Documentary competition

Main Prize
“Those who dance in the dark” dir. Jana Civikova

Winner of the Ukrainian International Film Festival Odessa – Odessa – Warsaw
“Butterfly Vision”, dir. Maxim Nakonichny

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