Although nearly a year has passed since the international premiere of “Twist and Blood”, this short film by Kuba Czekaj is still present in selections of many international festival and keeps on scorning awards. The latest news coming from US is that Czekaj’s graduation film has just received two laurels at the ceremony of presenting Los Angeles Awards!

Los Angeles Movie Awards are annually presented in 10 cathegories to the most interesting films selected from entries sent from all over the world. Last year during the event Grzegorz Krawiec received the Special Mention in the student film cathegory for his film "Honeymoon" produced at Polish National Film School in Łódź. At this year’s gala Kuba Czekaj received two laurels – the Award of Excellence and the Award for the Best Screenplay.  

“Twist and blood” that was already screened at more than thirty festival’s worldwide, just like previous  films by Kuba Czekaj steps into the world of children describing the reality seen through their eyes. The story’s main protagonist – an eleven-year-old, overweight Belly Boy is living under a big pressure put on him both by his parents and peers. The only person he allows to enter his world is Missymouse. Thus, she will be the only one to whom he will confess his big secret.

The full list of this year’s winners of LAMA is available here