Silver Eye Award 2020 nominees

12. 10. 2020

Author: Veronika Zýková

The Institute of Documentary Film will give Silver Eye Award to the best short and feature documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe in the East Silver Market at the online edition of the 24th Ji.hlava IDFF (October 27 – November 8, 2020). Take a look at the complete list of the nominated films in feature length and short category and juries.

Silver Eye Award 2020 nominees –
 feature length documentaries:
A Loss of Something Ever Felt
(Carlos Eduardo Lesmes López, Estonia, 2020)
Salt from Bonneville (Simon Mozgovyi, Ukraine, Poland, Georgia, 2020)
A New Shift (Jindřich Andrš, Czech Republic, 2020) 
Her Mothers (Asia Dér, Sári Haragonics, Hungary, 2020)
Wolves at the Borders (Martin Páv, Czech Republic, 2020)
Inner Wars (Masha Kondakova, Ukraine, France, 2020)
Town of Glory (Dmitry Bogolyubov, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, 2020)
Say Yes / No (Pawel Hejbudzki, Poland, 2020)
The Jump (Giedrė Žickytė, Lithuania, Latvia, France, 2020)
Running on Empty (Lisa Weber, Austria, 2020)
Merry Christmas, Yiwu (Mladen Kovačević, Sweden, Serbia, France, Germany, Belgium, Qatar, 2020)

Feature length documentaries jury:
Tomáš Poštulka (One World IHRDFF, Programmer and outreach coordinator, Czech Republic)
Michaela Čajková (Filmotor, Sales, Czech Republic)
Ondřej Kazík (AFO, Head of Program, Czech Republic)

Silver Eye Award 2020 nominees short documentaries:
The First Bridge
(Laila Pakalnina, Latvia, 2020)
All Our Nights (Nicolle Reale, Viv Li, Zsófia Paczolay. Hungary, 2020)
Hitting my Head on the World (Anna Vasof, Austria, 2019)
Son of the Streets (Mohammed Almughanni, Poland, Lebanon, 2020)
Outsiders (Almantas Petkunas, Lithuania, 2019)
We Have One Heart (Katarzyna Warzecha, Poland, 2020)
To Feather, to Wither (Hanna Hovitie, Hungary, 2020)
I am Wounded (Orkan Bayram, Germany, Latvia, 2020)

Short documentaries jury:
Christine Camdessus (FIPADOC, festival director, France)
Veronika Janatková (DokuBaku, Co-founder, Programmer, Czech Republic)
Diana Tabakov (DAFilms, distributor, film website representative, VoD representative, Czech Republic)

The Silver Eye Award for the best short film will be presented during Festival HUB on Thursday, October 29, at 7 pm (CET), and the Silver Eye Award for the best feature length film will be given during the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, October 31, at 8 pm (CET).

The 17th edition of the East Silver Market is available for industry professionals. You can find the complete edition of 2020/2021 (available throughout the year) at bit.ly/EastSilver2020. More than 130 preselected documentary titles from Central and Eastern Europe are available for world, international or local premieres. In order to get the access, please register at https://dokweb.net/user/registration/dokweb. You will find the East Silver Market Videolibrary at https://streaming.eastsilver.net or in the User Zone at dokweb.net. The films from Ji.hlava IDFF programme are available from October 31.

[edited on October 26. 2020]

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