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The Polish Countryside Serves as Landscape for the Education of Young Film Critics

The Polish Countryside Serves as Landscape for the Education of Young Film Critics

A Sunday in the Country

An exclusive workshop for young European film critics at the New Horizons Film Festival brought together critics, filmmakers and other professionals in a
remote location outside Wrocław. There, they watched and discussed films, exchanging thoughts and learning from each other’s experiences. Under the guidance of
the Festival organizers, four glorious days were spent watching films, meeting with interesting filmmakers and discussing the challenges faced by film
critics today. The topic of this year’s meetings was the future of film criticism and the trans-border exchange of ideas between film professionals from
across Europe.

This 2nd edition of “A Sunday in the Country” was organized within the framework of the T-mobile New Horizons Festival and in cooperation with the European
Film Academy. Guests last year were Béla Tarr, Carlos Reygadas, Tomasz Wasilewski, and Dominga Sotomayor. This year, critics from Poland, the Czech
Republic, the Belgian region of Wallonia, Hungary, and Lithuania took part in the event.

“A Sunday in the Country” was supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Czech Center, the Hungarian Embassy in Warsaw, the Lithuanian Film Centre, and
the Wallonia-Brussels Delegation in Warsaw.

(Sydney here: Thank you Tara for this article. I am sure my readers wish they could have such a great experience. I certainly do!)

For more information on this initiative visit HERE

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