FNE at New Horizons IFF 2019: Bait Wins Grand Prize at 19th New Horizons IFF

    Bait by Mark Jenkin Bait by Mark Jenkin

    WROCŁAW: The British drama Bait directed by Mark Jenkin won both the International Competition Grand Prize and the Audience Award at the 19th New Horizons International Film Festival. The festival wrapped on 4 August 2019 in Wroclaw.

    Financed by Grażyna Błęcka-Kolska and Jan Jakub Kolski, the Zuzanna Jagoda Kolska Prize was awarded to the youngest filmmaker at New Horizons - Polish Natalia Koniarz, the director of The Dam.

    From 25 July to 4 August 2019, 223 long films from 54 countries were screened, of which 142 had their Polish premiere during the festival.


    New Horizons International Competition

    Main Prize:
    Bait (UK)
    Directed by Mark Jenkin

    Audience Award:
    Bait (UK)
    Directed by Mark Jenkin

    Zuzanna Jagoda Kolska Prize:
    The Dam (Poland)
    Directed by Natalia Koniarz
    Produced by the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television

    For the winners of the New Horizons Studio+ Awards click HERE.