SUCCESS OF POLISH PROJECTS AT EAST DOC PLATFORM
From March 3 to 9, the seventh edition of the East Doc Platform was held. Eleven projects from Poland participated in the event, and three of them were awarded during the pitchings.
East Doc Platform is an industry event, dedicated to documentary film, organised by the Institute of Documentary Film in Prague, accompanying the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. This year, eleven Polish projects qualified for the events held within the frames of East Doc Platform. As many as three of them were awarded.
The main prize, East Doc Platform Award amounting to 7500 euro, granted by East Doc Platform Award, went to the project "The Last Relic," directed by Marianna Kaat, produced by Dorota Roszkowska.
Two awards at East Doc Platform were given to the project "Angels of Sinjar Yazidis - 21st Century Genocide," directed by Hanna Polak, produced by Hanna Polak and Simone Baumann. The project won Česká televize Co-production Award and HBO Europe Award.
Another Polish film, which was awarded in the section East European Forum, is "Lesson of Love" by Małgorzata Goliszewska and Katarzyna Mateja. In the Czech Republic, the film, produced by Anna Stylińska, was given the DOK Leipzig Co-Production Market and DOC Preview Award.