Grand Prix for BALLAST, Mention for I’M HERE
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07. 09. 2021. Department

Fiction film BALLAST dir. Daniel Howlid awarded Grand Prix in the Next Generation competition of the Brussels Short Film Festival. Animated film I’M HERE by Julia Orlik received Special Jury Mention.

The 24th Brussels Short Film Festival took place from 28.08-5.09. Details:

BALLAST, dir. Daniel Howlid (direction student graduation film)

Family meeting. Lack of attention from adults, educational mistakes and disturbed ties and relationships trigger destructive behaviour in a small, bored and lonely boy, from which there is no turning back. The tragedy hangs by a hair ...

artistic supervision: Jacek Bławut

 I'M HERE (JESTEM TUTAJ), dir. Julia Orlik

An elderly man is looking after his paralyzed wife. Despite his old age and health problems he's doing his best to relieve her suffering, which is getting worse day by day. His daughter helps him, trying to balance care with her work in the hospital and family life. Everyone has a different view on how to properly care for the sick, which often causes arguments.

artistic supervision: Mariusz Wilczyński, Joanna Jasińska-Koronkiewicz

Photo. 1. BALLAST