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    O WFF procura apresentar ao público um panorama inédito e uma safra recente de produções cinematográficas. O festival busca exibir trabalhos de novos talentos do cinema.

  2. Locais de RealizaçãoVarsóvia

    Data14 a 23 de outubro de 2022

    Inscrições1 de abril a 31 de julho de 2022

  3. Edição Anterior

    Data de realização: 8-17 de outubro de 2021

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Warsaw Grand Prix
    Miracol / Miracle, dir Bogdan George Apetri, Romania / Czechia / Latvia
    The Warsaw Grand Prix was presented by Aldona Machnowska-Góra, the Deputy Mayor of Warsaw, and it includes 100,000 zlotys cash award, funded by the Mayor of Warsaw.

    Award for the Best Directors
    Rodrigo Plá and Laura Santullo, directors of El otro Tom / The Other Tom, Mexico

    Special Jury Award to the Authors for pure cinematic view on simple everyday life:
    YT, dir. Dmitry Davydov, Stepan Burnashev, Russia

    Special Mention
    Virgjëresha Shqiptare / The Albanian Virgin, dir. Bujar Alimani, Germany / Belgium / Albania / Kosovo

    COMPETITION 1-2 Jury:
    Gabrielle Brunnenmeyer, Germany
    Anna Maria Karlsdottir, Iceland
    Jay Jeon, South Korea

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Competition 1-2 Winner
    Zgjoi / Hive, dir Blerta Basholli, Kosovo / Switzerland / North Macedonia / Albania
    Strong debut film, that brings the legacy of war and the strength of women into sharp and rewarding focus.

    Special Mention
    Cinema Sabaya, dir Orit Fouks Rotem, Israel / Belgium
    A fascinating portrait of connection through the medium of cinema. Rotem´s precise storytelling and depiction of every day poetry make her a talent to watch out for.

    Osnat Bukofzer, Israel
    Marta Lewandowska, Poland
    Chiara Toffolo, Italy

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Free Spirit Award
    Bipolar, dir. Queena Li, China

    Special Mention
    I'm An Electric Lampshade, dir John Clayton Doyle, USA

    Special Mention
    La traversée / The Crossing, dir Florence Miailhe, France / Germany / Czechia

    Giedre Zickyte, Lithuania
    Nikolai Lavreniuk, Belarus
    Ron Mann, Canada

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Best Documentary Feature
    Gdy kwiaty nie milczą / When Flowers Are Not Silent, dir Andrei Kutsila, Poland

    Special Mention
    Les mots de la fin / Closing Words, dir Gaëlle Hardy, Agnès Lejeune, Belgium

    Special Mention
    The Return: Life After ISIS, dir Alba Sotorra Clua, Spain / United Kingdom

    Aline Magrez, Belgium
    Yelisaveta Pismak, Ukraine / Poland
    Lana Vlady, Russia / Italy

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Short Grand Prix
    Censor of Dreams, dir. Raphaël Rodriguez and Leo Berne, France

    Best Live Action Short
    Culling, dir. Matty Crawford, UK

    Best Animated Short
    Seine's Tears / Les larmes de la Seine, dir. Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur, France

    Best Documentary Short
    Limousine, dir. Saulė Bliuvaitė, Lithuania

    The winners of the four awards above can run for the Academy Awards, as the Short Films Competition at the Warsaw International Film Festival is on the Oscars eligibility lists at

    Special Mention
    Yoruga, dir. Federico Torrado, Colombia

    FIPRESCI Jury:
    Irena Kaciałowicz, Belarus
    Jan Storø, Norway
    Ladislav Volko, Slovakia

    The Jury gave the FIPRESCI Award for best debut from Eastern Europe to the film:
    Luaneshat e kodrës / The Hill Where Lionesses Roar, dir Luàna Bajrami, Kosovo / France
    Fresh and interesting debut work that caught our interest. It is both about three girls and about a country. Dreams and realities are mixed in an image-driven story.

    Young FIPRESCI Award
    The Jury members were participants of FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project:
    Dora Leu, Romania
    Anna Sołowiej, Poland
    Maria Tokmasheva, Russia
    Nikola Jovic, Serbia
    Antoni Konieczny, Poland
    Luca Vlaho, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Jury gave the Young FIPRESCI Award for best debut from Eastern Europe to the film:
    In Limbo / Mezhsezon'e by Alexander Hant, Russia

    Ewa Przyjazna, Poland
    Vladyslav Robskyi, Ukraine / Poland
    Anita Uzulniece, Latvia

    The Jury gave the following awards:

    Ecumenical Jury Award: Virgjëresha Shqiptare / The Albanian Virgin , dir. Bujar Alimani, Germany/ Belgium / Albania / Kosovo

    Special Mention: Ring Wandering, dir Masakazu Kaneko, Japan

    NETPAC Jury:
    Andriy Khalpakhchi, Ukraine
    Murong Wang, China / Belgium
    Miroljub Vucković, Serbia

    The Jury gave the awards for the best Asian/Pacific films.

    NETPAC Award
    Cinema Sabaya, dir. Orit Fokus Rotem, Israel/Belgium

    NETPAC Special Mention
    YT, dir. Stepan Burnashev, Dmitrii Davydov, Russia

    37th Warsaw International Film Festival, organised by the Warsaw Film Foundation, is supported by The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish Film Institute, Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport, and Marshal's Office of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship. Our Sponsors and Partners are: Epson, Fabryka Wyobraźni, and Going. The Official Carrier are LOT Polish Airlines. The Festival Cinemas are Kinoteka and Multikino Złote Tarasy. Our Film Industry Partner in China is Film Factory. The official cars are provided by MB Motors. The Festival Hotel is Marriott Warsaw. The Media Partners are: AMC, AszDziennik, Filmweb, Gazeta Wyborcza, K MAG, naTemat, Onet, SundanceTV, and Radio Zet.

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