Agnieszka Holland is President of the Documentary Jury at the Cannes Film Festival

Jury compositionthat will appear Best Documentary Film from the 75th Cannes Film Festival, advertised on the Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia (SCAM) on its website. As mentioned, he will be the head of the jury Agnieszka Netherlands. In addition to her body, the cast will include: Ukrainian director Irina TsiliK, French actor Pierre DelonchampCEO of FIPADOC Hisham Falah and film critic Alex Vicente.

Golden Eye, or 5000 Euro

golden eye is a prize 5 thousand euro, founded in 2015 by the Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia in association with the Festival de Cannes. Awarded for the best documentary film presented in one of the following parts of the Cannes event: Official Selection (Main Competition, Non-Competition Section, Short Films, Un Certain Regard, Cannes Classic and Specials), Directors’ Week, and Semaine de la Critique. Last year, the award-winning film was a movie “In the dark of doubt” Payal Kabaddi. Received a special award ‘Babi Jar context’ Sergey Luznica. We will know the winner of this year’s award May 28.

Who is Agnieszka Holland?

Agnieszka Netherlands She graduated from Film Studies in 1971 at the well-known FAMU school in Prague. After returning to Poland in 1972, she collaborated with Krzysztof Zanussi on his film “Illuminacja”. In the years 1972-1981 she was a member of the film production group “X” headed by Andrei Oujda. In 1978, the premiere of Wajda Without Anesthesia, for which the screenplay – with the director – was written by Holland. The film was awarded the Ecumenical Jury Prize in Cannes.

In 1978, she directed Holland – appeared in It was Critics Award FIPRESCI – Movie Regional actors. Another important title in her production is the 1980 film “Gorączka”, which won the Grand Prix at the Polish Film Festival and was presented at the International Film Festival in Berlin, where it was nominated for the Golden Bear. The text of “Rush” was written by Krzysztof Teodor Toeplitz, based on Andrzej Strug’s novel “Dzieje jednej pocisku”.

In 1981, the Netherlands realized “lonely woman”, with a Special Jury Prize at the Gdynia Festival. In the following years, she worked in Germany, France and the USA. In 1986, she was nominated for an Academy Award in the Non-English Film category “Bitter Harvest”Film production in Germany. In 1992, she received an Academy Award nomination for her adapted screenplay “Europe, Europe” (Co-production between France, Germany and Poland) Directed by himself.

Other paintings include “Kill the priest” with Christopher Lambert and Ed Harris in the cast (1988), “secret Garden” With Kate Maberly and Maggie Smith (1993) “total eclipse” – A story about the relationship between two famous poets, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and David Thewlis (1995), costume “Washington Square” With Jennifer Jason Lee, based on the novel by Henry James (1997) and Master’s version With Ed Harris as Ludwig van Beethoven and Diane Kruger as assistant composer (2005).

The Netherlands also directed a film “in the dark” (2011), which was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category and Golden Lions at the Gdynia Film Festival, and was awarded the Silver Bear in Berlin “Pokot” (2017) and Citizen Jones (2019), for which she won her third Golden Black Award for Best Picture. In 2020, the world premiere of her last film was held in the special section of the Berlinale “quack”inspired by the biography of Czechoslovak herbalist Jan Mikolasek.

When is the Cannes Festival held?

75th Cannes Film Festival It will be held May 17-28.

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