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    13. “Camera Action” Film Critics Festival 2022 in Łódź, Poland

    The Camera Action Festival emerged from a pure love of cinema. The project has become the only Festival in Europe devoted to film criticism. It is a place of meetings and conversations regarding cinema, attracting people absorbed by the films, but at the same time not excluding any voice from participating in the discussion. The 13th “Camera Action” Film Critics Festival will be held between October 13-16 stationary in Łódź and online on the Think Film platform (October 17-20.) It includes 72 screenings, 40 full-length films, and 20 pre-premieres.

    The Camera Action Festival is created by people with a vast experience in film events organization. Over 10 years of the Festival’s existence and vanishing boundaries between working professionally as a critic and active participation in the film culture inevitably influenced the growth and evolution of the Festival. The Camera Action Festival is open to a broad approach to the understanding of the audiovisual culture.

    For several years, FKA has been branching out into educational projects which primarily aim to popularize film culture among Łódź residents including keeping the memories of the forgotten traditions of Łódź as a cradle of Polish film and critical thought and a place of the development of the postwar production alive. Up to this moment, the Foundation has realized, among others, “the Academy of the Culture Animators”, “Action Education”, “Łódź Film Festival. 75 years of film history”, “The Big Test about Film Łódź”, and “New Horizons: Camera Action”. The Festival’s activities constitute a unique offer of an interdisciplinary and innovative programme for the cinephiles.

    Screenings of the International Authors Spotlight Competition:

    13th October, 2022 (Thursday), 11:00 a.m., block of animations, 93 minutes, Kinematograf Cinema
    14th October, 2022 (Friday), 5:00 p.m., I block of etudes, 150 minutes, Kinematograf Cinema
    Etudes at I block: A Day, That Year; Eden House; Fruits and Vegetables; Headfish; Noite Veloz; The Devil; SOLILOQUIUM
    15th October, 2022 (Saturday), 4:50 p.m., II block of etudes, 90 minutes, Kinematograf Cinema
    Etudes at II block: Cradle; My Brother a Fisherman; Then Came Dark; There is no peace of mind; When the house turns.
    16th October, 2022 (Sunday), 11 a.m, block of animations, 93 minutes, Kinematograf Cinema
    The films will be shown in their original language with English subtitles and the winners of the competition will be announced on October 16th, during the closing of the festival.

    Check the two films qualified to the International Competition Authors Spotlight of the festival from Warsaw Film School:

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