Central European documentaries awarded

THE FILM 66 Seasons by Slovak Peter Kerekes, which captures life at the old Košice swimming pool between 1936 and 2002, shares the Award for the Best Central European Documentary from the 7th International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava 2003 with the film Sentiment by Czech director Tomáš Hejtmánek.
The festival took place from October 23 to 28.

THE FILM 66 Seasons by Slovak Peter Kerekes, which captures life at the old Košice swimming pool between 1936 and 2002, shares the Award for the Best Central European Documentary from the 7th International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava 2003 with the film Sentiment by Czech director Tomáš Hejtmánek.

The festival took place from October 23 to 28. The two winning films competed with eight other central European films in the section Between the Seas. The five-member international jury included Canadian experimental filmmaker Mike Holboom and Tue Steen M÷uller, a director of the European Documentary Network.

The premiere of the Kerekes film in Slovak cinemas is scheduled for February 9, 2004.

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