Krakow Film Festival 2024

Krakow Film Festival 2024: the complete winners

The in-cinema part of the 64th Kraków Film Festival has drawn to a close, culminating in the awards ceremony. This year, the event was preceded by the world premiere of Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert’s film All Inclusive. A gala ceremony attended by the Deputy Mayor of Kraków, Stanisław Mazur, commenced after the screening.

Winners of the 64th Kraków Film Festival

National Competition

  • Golden Hobby-Horse for Best Polish Documentary Over 30 Minutes: Silent Trees by Agnieszka Zwiefka
    • Also received a Special Mention in the International Documentary Competition and a recommendation for the European Film Awards.
    • Special Mention given to Runa Husni, the protagonist of Silent Trees.
  • Best Polish Fiction Film: Comme Des Cowboys by Julia Sadowska
  • Best Polish Animation: There Will Be No Other End by Piotr Milczarek
  • Best Polish Documentary: Tiger Soup by Kacper Świtalski
    • Special Mention: The Power of Resistance by Elżbieta Benkowska.
  • Best Short and Documentary Films Producer in Poland: Anna Bławut-Mazurkiewicz for Everything Needs to Live
  • Maciej Szumowski Award for Remarkable Social Awareness: Only Day and Night by Grzegorz Brzozowski
  • Wrocław Feature Film Studio Special Mention for Debuting Directors: Miracle by Ewa Borysewicz
    • Also recognized for Best Editing.
  • Best Cinematography: Koka by Aliaksander Tsymbaliuk

International Documentary Film Competition

  • Golden Horn: Of Caravan and the Dogs by Askold Kurov and Anonymous Creator
  • Silver Horn for Artistic Merit: A Year in the Life of the Country by Tomasz Wolski
  • Silver Horn for Social Issues: Intercepted by Oksana Karpovych
    • Special Mention: Silent Trees by Agnieszka Zwiefka.

International Music Film Competition DocFilmMusic

  • Golden Heynal: Teaches of Peaches by Philipp Fussenegger and Judy Landkammer

International Short Film Competition

  • Golden Dragon: Kawauso by Akihito Izuhara
  • Silver Dragon for Best Documentary: Don Benjamin by Ivan Zahinos
  • Best Short Fiction Film: Diamond Beauty by Anna Korom
  • Best Short Animation: Dark Cloud Memories by Seung-Hee Jung
  • Best European Short and EFA Nominee: An Orange from Jaffa by Mohammed Almughanni

FICC Award

  • Don Quixote Award: Buzz of the Earth by Greta Stocklassa
    • Special Mention: On the 8th Day by Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, and Théo Duhautois.


  • Best Documentary: Intercepted by Oksana Karpovych

Student Jury Award

  • Best Film: Omar and Cedric: If This Ever Gets Weird by Nicolas Jack Davies

Audience Award

  • Favourite Film: Everything Needs to Live by Tetiana Dorodnitsyna and Andrii Lytvynenko

The 64th Krakow Film Festival will continue to celebrate cinema until 16 June 2024 online.

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