Polly Krakora Award For Artistry in Film

Established in 2010 by Joseph Krakora in memory of his wife Polly Krakora, a member of our Advisory Council, the Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film Award recognizes creative value in all aspects of filmmaking. The award includes a $5,000 cash prize.

 

2016 Winner

 Birth of Sake

 

The Birth of Saké

(Japan, 2015, 94 min)

Directed by Erik Shirai

Read more about this award here.

 

 

 

2015 Winner

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Monsoon

(France, 2014, 106 min.)

 Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson.

Produced by Ina Fichman, Luc Martin-Gousset.


Washington, DC Premiere

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Award Presentation

at the National Museum of Natural History


2014 Winner

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Once Upon A Forest

(France, 2013, 78 min.)

Directed by Luc Jacquet. Produced by Yves Darondeau,

Christopher Lioud and Emmanuel Priou.


2013 Winner

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Harmony

(United States, 2012, 90 min.)

Directed by Stuart Sender.

Produced by Julie Bergman Sender and Stuart Sender, Balcony Films.


2012 Winner

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The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

(United Kingdom, 2011, 40 min.)

Directed by Lucy Walker.

Produced by Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen.


2011 Winner

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Oil Rocks: City Above the Sea

(Switzerland / Azerbaijan, 2009, 52 min.)

Directed by Marc Wolfensberger.

Produced by Intermezzo Films and Thin Line Productions.


2010 Winner

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The Music Tree

(Brazil, 2009, 78 min.)

Directed by Otavio Juliano. Produced by Luciana Ferraz and Rogerio Ribeiro.