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Abu Haraz (12+)

Grand Prix for the best film of the festival – “Big Golden Nanook”, FIPRESCI Award – “Silver Nanook”
Poland, 2013, colour, 73 min.
Director: Maciej J. Drygas
The construction of a huge sea wall on the Nile has interfered with the natural rhythm of the lives of its residents. Director of this film has spent several years with them, observing their vain attempts to turn back time.

AWARDS

Cinema Verite - Iran International Documentary FF, Iran, 2013 - Best Full-Length Documentary

Maciej J. Drygas

Maciej J. Drygas

was born on 3 April 1956 in Lodz, Poland. Film and radio director, screenwriter, professor and lecturer at the Polish National Film School in Lodz. After having graduated in 1981 from the Film Directing Dept. of the Cinema Institute in Moscow (VGIK), he worked as an assistant director for Krzysztof Zanussi and Krzysztof Kieslowski. He has won awards at numerous international festivals. Maciej J. Drygas’s films and radio documentaries have been broadcasted by television and radio stations in Europe, Canada, Brazil and Australia.

FILMOGRAPHY

«Hear me cry», 1991; «State of weightlessness», 1994; «A day in People’s Republic of Poland», 2005; «Hear us all», 2008; «Violated Letters», 2011; «Abu Haraz», 2013.
Grand Prix for the best film of the festival – “Big Golden Nanook”, FIPRESCI Award – “Silver Nanook”
Poland, 2013, colour, 73 min.
Director: Maciej J. Drygas
The construction of a huge sea wall on the Nile has interfered with the natural rhythm of the lives of its residents. Director of this film has spent several years with them, observing their vain attempts to turn back time.

AWARDS

Cinema Verite - Iran International Documentary FF, Iran, 2013 - Best Full-Length Documentary