A day before the final events of the 43rd Polish Film Festival was still full of emotions. The audience could enjoy various special screenings of the movies from the Main Competition. Also, the first movies received their awards at the festival as the day finished with the Young Gala.
On the fifth day of the festival, the audience could enjoy special screenings at the Musical Theatre in Gdynia. The first movie was “Once Upon a Time in November” by Andrzej Jakimowski. Shortly after the audience saw “Mug” by Malgorzata Szumowska and “A Cat with a Dog” by Janusz Kondratiuk. The emotions of the special screenings finished after “Ether” by Krzysztof Zanussi.
At the Young Gala, the jury announced the prizes in the Short Film Competition. “Sophie’s Ordinary Life” by Dominika Gnatek got the title of the best short movie at the festival.
During the event, some of the movies from the Main Competition got their prizes as well. “Clergy” by Wojciech Smarzowski received the Journalists’ Award. The Young Jury awarded their prize to “7 Emotions” by Marek Koterski.
After the Gala, the participants could enjoy the interchange of thoughts during the banquet. Meeting of young artists with their experienced idols was definitely an inspiring event.
The fifth day of the festival finished with a concert of Leszek Mozdzer. Polish jazz pianist, music producer, and composer gave a concert at the New Scene of the Musical Theatre in Gdynia.
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During the fifth day of the festival, we had an opportunity to participate in one of the special screenings at the Musical Theatre. The audience filled up to see “A Cat with a Dog” by Janusz Kondratiuk.
A Cat with a Dog
True experiences of the director inspired him to create the movie. The film tells the story of family relationships and their development in light of difficult situations. Two brothers live with each other as a cat with a dog. Suddenly, the older one falls ill. The touching story shows how the younger one, despite differences, takes loving care of his brother in need.
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Read more about the 43rd Polish Film Festival in our articles:
Polish Film Festival Schedule
Tickets and passes at Polish Film Festival 2018
The History of Polish Film Festival in Gdynia
The First Day at Polish Film Festival 2018
The Second Day at Polish Film Festival 2018
The Third Day at Polish Film Festival 2018
The Fourth Day at Polish Film Festival 2018