We are proud to announce that during the 40th Gdynia Film Festival's Closing Gala two films were awarded, the realization of which was supported by the Tumult Foundation, the organizer of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE. Both Jerzy Skolimowski's11 Minutes and Janusz Majewski'sThe Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Streetwere partly co-financed by the„Kujawsko-Pomorskie – kreatywne wsparcie marki regionu" fund within the Regional Operational Programme for Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship, operated by the Tumult Foundation.
Jerzy Skolimowski's11 Minutes was awarded with Special Jury  Award, editor Agnieszka Glińska was announced the laureate of the Award for Best Editing, and composer Paweł Mykietyn took home the Award for Best Music. Marek Żydowicz and the Tumult Foundation are also, together with Jerzy Skolimowski, the co-producers of 11 Minutes. In the director's absence, Marek Żydowicz accepted the Special Jury Award on his behalf, saying that Jerzy Skolimowski has showed us that in the times full of demons we should be more receptive to... the vulnerability of other people. And the way 11 Minutes was made is a proof that being young is not only about a man's biology.
Janusz Majewski'sThe Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Streetwas awarded with the Silver Lions, the second prize of Gdynia Film Festival. Actor Wojciech Pszoniak won in the Best Supporting Role category. Also, when on stage, Janusz Majewski and the film's producer, Włodzimierz Niderhaus, took the time to thank Piotr Całbecki, the Marshall of Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, and Michał Zaleski, the President of Toruń, for their support in making The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street.
Jerzy Zieliński won the Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Michał Rogalski's Summer Solstice. You can find the full list of laureates of the 40th Gdynia Film Festival at www.festiwalgdynia.pl. We sincerely congratulate all the winners and nominees!
Special Jury Award diploma for "11 Minutes"
Still from "11 Minutes"
Still from "The Eccentrics. The Sunny Side of the Street"