This year 17 films are competing in the main competition for the Millennium Award and EUR 8,000. A jury, including: Katarzyna Kozyra, Paul Sturtz, Guilermo Rossi, will select the winning film. The award is funded by Millennium Bank and the Polish Film Institute.
Films in the competitionArbor, The Arbor dir. Clio Barnard, England, 2010, 94 mins
Arbor, The / Arbor ... Armadillo Armadillo - wojna jest w nas dir. Janus Metz, Denmark, 2010, 91 mins
Armadillo / Armadillo - wojna jest w nas ... Cheonggyencheon Medley: A Dream of Iron Sen o żelazie dir. Kelvin Kyung Kun Park, South Korea, 2010, 79 mins
Cheonggyencheon Medley: A Dream of Iron / Sen o żelazie ... Day Is Done Minął dzień dir. Thomas Imbach, Switzerland, 2011, 107 mins
Day Is Done / Minął dzień ... Erotic Man Męski erotyk / Det erotiske menneske dir. Jørgen Leth, Denmark, 2010, 90 mins
Erotic Man / Męski erotyk ... Good Life, The Dobre życie dir. Eva Mulvad, Denmark, 2010, 84 mins
Good Life, The / Dobre życie ... Green Wave, The Zielona rewolucja dir. Ali Samadi Ahadi, Jan Krueger, Germany/Iran, 2010, 90 mins
Green Wave, The / Zielona rewolucja ... Gunnar Goes God Gunnar szuka Boga dir. Gunnar Hall Jensen, Norway, 2010, 85 mins
Gunnar Goes God / Gunnar szuka Boga ... Hugo Koblet Koblet i kobiety dir. Daniel von Aarburg, Switzerland, 2011, 96 mins
Hugo Koblet / Koblet i kobiety ... Katka Katka dir. Helena Trestikova, Czech Republic, 2010, 90 mins
Katka / Katka ... Khodorkovsky Chodorkowski dir. Cyril Tuschi, Germany, 2010, 111 mins
Khodorkovsky / Chodorkowski ... Marathon Boy Mały maratończyk, dir. Gemma Atwal, United Kingdom, 2010, 98 mins
Marathon Boy / Mały maratończyk, ... Occident Po zachodzie / Abendland dir. Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria, 2010, 88 mins
Occident / Po zachodzie ... POSITION AMONG THE STARS Miejsce wśród gwiazd dir. Leonard Retel Helmrich, Netherlands, 2010, 109 mins
POSITION AMONG THE STARS / Miejsce wśród gwiazd ... Vodka Factory Fabryka wódki dir. Jerzy Śladkowski, Sweden, 2010, 95 mins
Vodka Factory / Fabryka wódki ... You Are All Captains Wszyscy jesteście szefami / Todos vós sodes capitáns dir. Oliver Laxe, Spain, 2010, 78 mins
You Are All Captains / Wszyscy jesteście szefami ...
Born in Warsaw in 1963. Sculptor, photographer, author of video installations, films, performances and other artistic projects. In 1993 she graduated from the Sculpture Department at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. (diploma Pyramid of Animals under prof. Grzegorz Kowalski). In 1998 she studied (postgraduate guest studies) at the Hochschule für Graphik und Buchkunst in Leipzig in the New Media workshop under Prof. Helmut Mark. In 1997 she received a Paszport Polityki Award. In 1999 her video installationMen’s Bathhousereceived ahonorary mention at the 48th Venice Art Biennale. She has been working on In Art Dreams Come True project since 2004.
Her works discuss the most fundamental issues of human existence: identity, transience, death. She explores the area of cultural taboos related to man’s physicality and the stereotypes and forms of behaviour embedded in social life. In each of her works, Kozyra violates these taboos, risking public outcry. Her works are exhibited at the most important galleries on the world. Since 2010 she is working on her full-length autobiographical feature film. She lives in Warsaw and in Berlin.
A director of the True/False Film Fest, which he helped found in 2003, and the founder/program director of the Ragtag Cinema, an independent theater in Columbia, Missouri, USA. Until April, he also served on the Columbia City Council.
Born in Buenos Aires on June 24, 1977. Rossi began his career as a music show assistant producer with artists such as David Byrne, Maceo Parker, Chavela Vargas and Caesarea Evora, among others. He studied student Television Production at TEA Imagen, Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2005 he founded planoLATINO, a company dedicated to international sales of non-fiction audiovisual content, programming and professionals' training. In 2007, he created DOC Meeting Argentina, an international gathering of Documentaries, Financing and Co-production. In 2009 he co-founded BELLASOMBRA, documentary distribution and world sales company.
Rossi has held conferences on documentary financing and distribution in Mexico's Forum of Documentalists, Santiago de Chile's International Documentaries Festival, Executive Production Master Studies of the Catholic University of Chile and IBERDOC, among others. He is a Project Consultant & Advisor for Argentina, Chile, Spain and Italy, and a Project Reviewer for the National Council of Television of Chile in the Non-Fiction area and for the Argentinean Santa Fe Province in the Television Area.
Rossi regularly participates on international forums and markets including: IDFA (Amsterdam), HOT DOCS (Toronto), Sunny Side of the Doc (La Rochelle, France), Forum Brasil TV (Sao Paolo, Brazil), Seminario (Bahia, Brazil), DocsBARCELONA (Barcelona), among others.
Millennium Award The Magic Hour Award Canon Cinematography Award Green Warsaw Award Amnesty International Award Doc Art Award Chopin's Nose Award Warsaw Animation Winner Arthouse Cinemas Network Award Focus Magazine’s Award for the Festival’s Greatest Personality Audience Award