On September 22, 2019, the prizes for the XXXIV International Catholic Film and Multimedia Festival, KSF Niepokalana 2019 were awarded in Krakow, Poland. With great enthusiasm we received the news that Garabandal, Only God Knows had been awarded the second place in the category of full-feature films.
Sixty four films from twelve countries had enrolled to participate in a competition under various categories of film: full-feature, Marian films, historical documentaries, national martyrology, television and radio. In addition, the Niepokalana 2019 had a special category for amateur videos.
The awards panel of the Niepokalana 2019 Festival awarded the top prize of the competition to the Polish film Kresy Dok by Rafal Bryll. A priest, Dr. Ryszard Gołąbek SAC, an expert in communication media presided over the jurors. The film director Romuald Wierzbicki served as secretary. In addition to these professionals, the films were evaluated by the following experts:
- Dra. Joanna Zienkiewicz, Institute of Education, Siedlce University,
- Dagmara Furgał, film director,
- Eugeniusz Jachym, director and actor.
- Zygmunt Gutowski, radio and television journalist,
- Elżbieta Cieślik, journalist and host of radio programs, and
- Andrzej Maywald, specialist in technology and journalist.
The more than 300 volunteers who made Garabandal, Only God Knows possible, the hundreds of volunteers who help with the promotion of the movie throughout the world, the thousands of moviegoers who have become witnesses of the apparitions of Garabandal thanks to this movie production, dedicate this prize to Our Heavenly Mother, the masterful director of Garabandal, Only God Knows.
All of our work is offered for the greater glory of God and the Most Blessed Virgin Mary.