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    Polish film director hopes her films will be screened in Ukraine

    “My brother a fisherman” by Alicja Sokół has been nominated and takes part in the prestigious Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival.

    NOWADAYS THE FESTIVAL IS 50 YEARS OLD AND ITS GOAL REMAINS UNCHANGED – TO UNCOVER IMPORTANT TRENDS OF YOUNG CINEMA DEVELOPMENT AND TO HELP ASPIRING BEGINNER FILMMAKERS FIND THEIR WAY ON THE WORLD CINEMA MAP.

    The film “My brother a fisherman” has been already awarded several times. Previously, The Lucjan Bokiniec Award for the best film in the Short Film Competition during the 46th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia went to the director. Moreover, it won Heliograf’s Award for Best Cinematography in the Short Film Competition at 46. Polish Film Festival and received Special Mention at 25. International Film Festival ZOOM.


    Alicja Sokół is third-year student of Film Directing at the Warsaw Film School. Besides “My brother a fisherman” she is the author of a documentary about women running a radio station in prison “We are not friends” and a co-writer of the mini-series “Random”, the first Polish production which combines a radio play and a film.

    “I am deeply touched that our film has been nominated at such an important and prestigious festival.”,

    said the film director.

    She is currently working on her new film “Three cars”, as a part of her education path at Warsaw Film School. The new film will present a story about three families that were fleeing from war in Ukraine. The author believes that her films will be screened in Ukraine one day. Check the video below to hear a short message recorded by the film director herself:

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