34th International Film Festival Warsaw

12.10.2018 to 21.10.2018
Ecumenical Jury Warsaw 2018

The Ecumenical Jury Warsaw 2018, from left: Adam Regiewicz, Domitia Caramazza and Peter Ciaccio

The Ecumenical Jury at the 34th International Film Festival Warsaw has awarded its prize to the Bulgarian competition entry "Irina", directed by Nadejda Koseva. The main actress of the film, Martina Apostolova,  won the festival's Special Jury Award. The Warsaw Grand Prix was awarded to "Delegacioni" (The Delegation), directed by Bujar Alimani from Albania which also received a Commendation by the Ecumenical Jury. The Jury of the International Film Critics Association (Fipresci) choose "I doulia tis" (Her Job), directed by Nikos Labôt from Greece as winner of their Award for the best debut film.

Link: Festival Website


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The film raises the controversial bioethical topics giving cause for conservation about fundamental human values and still being an example of original approach of the artist. It tells a story about rediscovering the world by bringing new life into it and as such is an affirmation of life itself. The main character, Irina, slowly learns how to love and forgive.

The Delegation
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By the high artistic quality displayed the film dramatises the theme of the struggle for truth and justice.