On May 28 – June 4, the 57th edition of the Krakow Film Festival took place in Warsaw. The Festival is one of the oldest events in Europe dedicated to documentary, animated and short feature films. During the eight-day event, audiences enjoyed exhibitions, concerts, open-air shows and meetings with artists. Filmmakers from Poland and around the world also participated in four competitions of equal rank, evaluated by an international jury: documentary film competition, short film competition, national competition and the music documentary film competition, DocFilmMusic. At the end of the festival, a screening of the following award-winning films took place at the Małopolski Ogród Sztuki (June 4), following the awards ceremony (June 3).
The winners of the DocFilmMusic were a team from the US and Germany, however several films about music were amongst the winners in other categories, including:
- Award for the best short and documentary films producer in Poland – Anna Gawlita for films: OPERA ABOUT POLAND (dir. Piotr Stasik) and FESTIVAL (dir. Tomasz Wolski, Anna Gawlita)
- Best Cinematography Award under the patronage of The Polish Society of Cinematographers – Tomasz Wolski for the film FESTIVAL