New Polish film Mug, awarded with this year’s Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize is coming to cinemas in September. Be2Can is in charge of Prague’s distribution while ACFC covers the regions,” explained SFS programmer Jan Jílek.

His colleagues Aleš Stuchlý and Vít Schmarc then introduced the film’s director Malgorzata Szumowska who is considered one of the best contemporary European filmmakers. “Szumowska dissects human relationships and the Polish mentality. Not everyone has the guts for such plastic operation of a bigoted Polish town,” said Stuchlý.