Platform a partner of the 11th NNW Film Festival in Gdynia

Gdynia, Prague, 30 September – The Platform of European Memory and Conscience was invited for the first time to participate as a co-organising partner for the newly established international competition in the international part of the 11th NNW (Unruly, Undeterred, Cursed) Film Festival in Gdynia, Poland held on 26 – 29 September 2019. The main idea of the festival is to bring documentary stories from the recent totalitarian history to the public, especially to the young generation of Poles.

For the first time the international competition category introduced documentary films also from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania etc. to the Polish audience.

In the international competition, the prize went to the Czech director Roman Vavra’s “As if we should die today”; screenwriter Miloš Doležal received the award on behalf of the director. (https://www.csfd.cz/film/418367-jako-bychom-dnes-zemrit-meli/prehled/)

A distinction was awarded to the film “The current of two rivers” by Tadeusz Śmiarowski, and the special Platform award for a story of the victims of totalitarianism was presented by the Platform President Łukasz Kamiński for the film “Șapte martori pentru Mica Romă – Seven witnesses of little Rome” by Anca Berlogea-Boariu.

During the NNW festival the Platform presented its international project “
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