On the 10th of April in Las Vegas, during the gala summing up the New York Festivals World's Best TV – the competition which honours the best television and film productions from 50 countries all over the world – as many as four documentary films by TVP (Polish Television) were awarded golden and silver prizes.

"The Beksińskis. A Sound and Video Album," directed by Marcin Borchardt, was given the Silver World Medal in the category Biography/Profiles. The documentary film "Escapes Through Barbed Wire," directed by Andrzej Celiński, was honoured with the Gold World Medal in the category Docudrama, whereas "Honey Hunters," directed by Krystian Matysek, was awarded the Silver Medal in the category Nature & Wildlife.

"By Stanley from Stanley," directed by Monika Meleń, produced by the Documentary Films Department at TVP1 won the Silver World Medal in the category Social Issues.

The full list of the award-winning films is here.

press release by TVP