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KRAKOW 2020 Awards

Acasă - My Home triumphs at Krakow

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- Other winners of the 60th edition of the Polish festival include Sunless Shadows, The Whale from Lorino and Self Portrait

Acasă - My Home triumphs at Krakow
Acasă - My Home by Radu Ciorniciuc

Romanian filmmaker Radu Ciorniciuc's Sundance prizewinner Acasă - My Home [+see also:
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has won the top award at the 60th Krakow Film Festival, the Golden Horn for the Director of the Best Film in the International Documentary Competition. The festival unspooled online from 31 May–7 June.

Iran's Merhdad Oskouei received the Silver Horn for the Director of the Best Film on Social Issues for his IDFA opener Sunless Shadows [+see also:
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, while another title from the same festival, Polish filmmaker Maciej Cuske's The Whale from Lorino [+see also:
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, bagged the Silver Horn for the Director of the Film with High Artistic Value.

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In the National Competition, the Golden Hobby-Horse for the Director of the Best Film went to Tomasz Wolski, for An Ordinary Country. The Silver Hobby-Horse Awards in the animated, fiction and documentary categories were given to Daria Kopiec for Your Own Bullshit, Damian Kocur for Beyond Is the Day and Paweł Chorzępa for Sonny, respectively.

The Golden Dragon Award for the Director of the Best Film in the International Short Film Competition was bestowed upon Shoko Hara for Just a Guy (Germany), while the Silver Dragons in the animated, fiction and documentary sections went to Konstantin Bronzit's He Can't Live without Cosmos (Russia), Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli for Chubby (Canada), and Alex Evstigneev for Golden Buttons (Russia), respectively.

In the International DocFilmMusic competition, Pushpendra Singh received the Golden Heynal for the Director of the Best Film for Pearl of the Desert (India/South Korea).

Finally, Self Portrait [+see also:
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by Norwegian filmmakers Katja Høgset, Margreth Olin and Espen Wallin picked up the Audience Award.

Here is the full list of award winners at the 60th Krakow Film Festival:

International Documentary Competition

Golden Horn for the Director of the Best Film
Radu Ciorniciuc - Acasă - My Home [+see also:
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(Romania/Finland/Germany)

Silver Horn for the Director of the Film with High Artistic Value
Maciej Cuske - The Whale from Lorino [+see also:
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trailer
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]
(Poland)

Silver Horn for the Director of the Best Film on Social Issues
Mehrdad Oskouei - Sunless Shadows [+see also:
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trailer
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]
(Iran/Norway)

National Competition

Golden Hobby-Horse for the Director of the Best Film
Tomasz Wolski - An Ordinary Country (Poland)

Silver Hobby-Horse for the Director of the Best Animated Film
Daria Kopiec - Your Own Bullshit (Poland)

Silver Hobby-Horse for the Director of the Best Fiction Film
Damian Kocur - Beyond Is the Day (Poland)

Silver Hobby-Horse for the Director of the Best Documentary Film
Paweł Chorzępa - Sonny (Poland)

International Short Film Competition

Golden Dragon for the Director of the Best Film
Shoko Hara - Just a Guy (Germany)

Silver Dragon for the Director of the Best Animated Film
Konstantin Bronzit - He Can't Live Without Cosmos (Russia)

Silver Dragon for the Director of the Best Fiction Film
Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli - Chubby (Canada)

Silver Dragon for the Director of the Best Documentary Film
Alex Evstigneev - Golden Buttons (Russia)

International DocFilmMusic Competition

Golden Heynal for the Director of the Best Film
Pushpendra Singh - Pearl of the Desert (India/South Korea)

Audience Award
Self Portrait [+see also:
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 - Katja Høgset, Margreth Olin and Espen Wallin (Norway)

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