47th International Short Film Festival Cracow

Poland, May 31 - June 5 2007

For its 47th editon, the Cracow Film Festival, the oldest festival in Poland, introduced a new competitive section presenting feature-length international documentaries in addition to the well know competition of international short films and other specialities such as music clips and a national competition giving a overview of the Polish production in these fields. For the second time the festival also offered a film market. Renowned filmmakers started here their careers, such as Krzysztof Kieslowski, Andrzej Fidyk and Marcel Lozinski; also animation film directors debuted in Cracow, as for example Zbigniew Rybczynski, winner of the Academy Award for his film Tango. This year Indian filmmaker Gitanjali Rao won the Critic’s Prize for her second short film Printed Rainbow.