"We Will Be Happy One Day" Wins
Paweł Wysoczański’s documentary Kiedyś będziemy szczęśliwi (We Will Be Happy One Day) received the award for Best Documentary Film at the 10th Jameson CineFest International Film Festival in Hungary, which closed on September 21.
The tenth edition of the Jameson CineFest International Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday, September 21, in the city of Miskolc, Hungary. One of the festival’s winning films was Kiedyś będziemy szczęśliwi (We Will Be Happy One Day), a documentary by Paweł Wysoczański, which received the Award for Best Documentary Film, a prize sponsored by Miskolc Auto Ltd.
The Story of Daniel
Kiedyś będziemy szczęśliwi (We Will Be Happy One Day) is the story of a boy from Lipiny, the poorest district in all of Silesia. The boy, Daniel Furmaniak, wants a different life for himself. He starts making a film about his neighbourhood, using a mobile phone camera. He asks his peers about their dreams. Who would they like to be in the future? Will these teenagers have a chance to fulfill their dreams? Will reality interfere with their plans? Is there any point to having dreams? Paweł Wysoczański’s documentary has been recognized at international film festivals, winning awards at the Documenta Madrid festival in Spain, the Docudays festival in Ukraine, and the Reykjavik Shorts&Docs Festival in Iceland.
10th Jameson CineFest
The Jameson CineFest International Film Festival in Miskolc is one of Hungary’s top film festivals. In addition to a documentary film competition, the festival lineup also boasts a feature film competition, a short and experimental film competition, and an animated film competition. The latest edition of the festival was dedicated to István Szabó, who celebrates his 75th birthday this year.
Further details are available on the festival website.
Translated by Karolina Kołtun