The Main Competition at Poland’s Gdynia Film Festival includes 16 movies out of 45 entries, the organizers announced on Monday.
The Main Competition is a selection of the most interesting Polish movie premiers, debuts and movies awarded at major international film festivals. The films are vying for the Golden Lion statuette and PLN 100,000 (EUR 22,800/USD 25,000) awarded by an international jury and for the Silver Lions and PLN 50,000. This year, there are seven debuts in the Main Competition and two second movies.
There are also various individual award categories at the Gdynia Festival, including Director, Screenplay, Directing Debut or Second Film Directed, Best Actress, Best Actor, Professional Acting Debut, Cinematography, Music, Art Direction.
The Gdynia Film Festival will take place 19-24 September.