"POLONAISE" AND "COMMUNION" NOMINATED FOR THE CINEMA EYE HONORS
The list of nominees for the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors has been announced. Among the films competing for an award there are two Polish ones: "Polonaise" by Agnieszka Elbanowska and "Communion" by Anna Zamecka, which is nominated in two categories.
This year two Polish films were nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors awards. "Polonaise" by Agnieszka Elbanowska is among six documentary films which are competing for the Cinema Eye Honors award in the Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking category.
"Communion" by Anna Zamecka has been nominated in two categories: Outstanding Achievement in a Debut Feature Film and in the non-competitive section The Unforgettables, in which the film protagonist – Ola Kaczanowska - has been honoured.
Cinema Eye Honors are awarded to the best documentary films since 2008. For the film to be nominated it has to be presented at one of the following festivals: Sundance, Berlin, True/False, SXSW, Full Frame, Tribeca, Hot Docs, Cannes, Silverdocs, Los Angeles, Toronto, Sheffield or IDFA. Candidates for the Cinema Eye Honors are chosen by the representatives of the big documentary film festivals and the winners each year are decided by around 200 documentary industry members invited by the Cinema Eye.
The full list of nominees is available here.
The Awards Ceremony will take place in January 2018 in New York.