EnergaCamerimage Fetes Danny DeVito as Cinematography Festival Returns to Torun
Published on Nov 10, 2019
Poland’s EnergaCamerimage Intl. Film Festival, Europe’s leading event celebrating cinematography, came full circle Saturday, opening in Torun, the Gothic town where the founders first launched it 27 years ago. The fest was based in Bydgoszcz from 2010 until this year, operating previously in Lodz.
Kicking off with a video call to David Lynch, a longtime friend of the fest, Camerimage director Marek Zydowicz accepted the cult filmmaker’s congratulations on a deal to found the European Film Center, a $155 million project expected to open in five years as the new fest headquarters. “Big thumbs up,” Lynch said, addressing the festival audience via remote camera in New York.
Danny DeVito added to the star wattage when he took to the stage at the gala fest opening, in Torun’s impressive Ckk Jordanki performance hall, filled with angular brick surfaces, to accept a lifetime achievement award
Before the septuagenarian actor/director recounted
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Author: Will Tizard