Foyle Film Festival is an Irish event presenting films from around the world. This week, the winners of Lights In Motion Awards were announced, among them, Miłosz Sakowski with his film "Grandma's Day," produced by Gdynia Film School.
"Grandma's Day" was honoured with the Best International Short Film award, which enables its author to apply for the Academy Award nomination in the category "the Best Short Film."
"Grandma's Day" is a story about Tomek, who needs money. He cheats the elderly woman, pretending to be her grandson. When it seems that everything goes according to the plan, the woman suddenly unmasks the impostor and locks him up in her apartment. The elderly woman offers him a deal. Tomek will get the money, but he has to pretend to be her grandson when the social worker comes to check whether the infirm woman is cared for by her family. If he sees that she is not – the woman will be forced to move to a nursing home.
You can find more information about the awards here.