The nominations for IDFA’s various competition programs have just been announced.DOK.Incubator has supported three of the nominees, in two different competitions!
“Something Better to Come“, a film by Hanna Polak /PL/, DOK.Incubator 2013 observer, who has followed her main character Yula for 14 years, from she is 11 until she turns 25 on her way out of the Europe´s biggest garbage dump.The is nominated for
the IDFA Competition for Feature-Length Documentary. Moreover, this film has been nominated also for IDFA DOC U Award On Friday, the DOC U jury, consisting of young people aged 15 to 18 years.
The jury of the IDFA Competition for First Appearance will need to decide between two of DOK.Incubator 2014 participants: “Drifter“, a film by Gabor Hörcher/HU/ and Eva Tomanova´s /CZ/ debute “Always Together” /CZ/, portraying an unusual Czech family, living with nine children on sunlit meadows seem to be a paradise – but the father is a disciplinarian and leads his family with a heavy hand.
“Drifter” brings ont he big stage the rugged, persistent Hungarian countryside, loaded with decay and melancholy. Following 18-year-old rebell Risci on his complicated way towards his big dream: a rally troophey. With an enourmous intimacy with Ricsi and his
juvenile male restlessness the film beautifully frames the poverty-stricken Hungarian countryside.
The winners will be announced on Friday evening at the closing ceremony of the 27th IDFA in Amsterdam’s Compagnietheater.