It is a great pleasure to announce that the laureates of this year’s edition of Solidarity Shorts – International Film Contest 2014 have their diplomas, certifying their victory in each respectable contest category, during the Film Festival in Gdynia. The Diplomas were bestowed upon them by the Director of the Gdynia Film Festival Leszek Kopeć during the “Little Gala” at the Musical Theatre in Gdynia. We remind you that this year’s winners of the contest were:
Julia Proskurina of Ukraine in the category of animation for the film Fri “76/49″, Nelson Algomeda Centeno of Venezuela in the feature film category for the video Fri “A simple answer” and Migue Roth from Argentina for document Fri “A secret to share.” Internet users in the vote won film “Beyond The Hills” by Nishandh from India.
The awards in this year’s edition of Solidarity Shorts included: a two-way ticket to Poland from any location in the world (from the country of residence of the winner), participation in the Gdynia Film Festival and a meeting with the legendary leader of Solidarność (Solidarity) movement Lech Wałęsa. The meeting with Lech Wałęsa will take place today at his office in Gdansk.
We invite you to follow the next edition of the Solidarity Shorts through our social profiles on Facebook (www.facebook.com/solidarityshorts), Twiter (www.twitter.com/solidarityshort) and on our official website www.solidarityshorts.org.
Shorts Solidarity is an international film contest aimed at amateur filmmakers from all over the world. The goal of the contest is to encourage individuals to take a deep look at the relations that take place between people and cultures in our world, expressed in the form of a short film which will reflect their vision of the idea of solidarity in the XXI century.
The competition is organized by the Lech Walesa Institute and the Gdynia Film School with support from Culture.PL and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland.