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Memories of Summer

Memories of Summer

Dir. Adam Guziński Production: Opus-film Runtime: 100 min. Country: Polska, Austria

It is the end of 1970s, a 12-year-old boy, Piotrek lives with his mother in a small, provincial town. When she is at work, the boy goes to a nearby bathing water. There he meets Skowron and a bunch of his friends. These events will seemingly be an insignificant story about regular people, but for Piotrek it will be the most important holiday in his life.

Demon

Demon

Dir. Marcin Wrona Production: Magnet Man Film Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 100 min. Country: Polska, Wielka Brytania

Based on a play "Adherence" by Piotr Rowicki, "Demon" is the first film in the history of Polish cinema that combines the best elements of the horror and thriller genres.

Valley of the Gods

Valley of the Gods

Dir. Lech Majewski Production: Stowarzyszenie Twórców i Mecenasów Kultury i Nauki Angelus Silesius Runtime: 110 min. Country: Polska, USA

The screenplay of ”Dolina Bogów” combines the number of characters and threads but three of them constitute the “narrative masts”: “the materialization”  of the Navajo tribe archaic legend, the story of the richest man in the world and the narrator’s, the writer’s, own story. 

Happiness of the World

Happiness of the World

Dir. Michał Rosa Production: Argomedia Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 100 min. Country: Polska

“Szczęście świata” tells the story of the unusual tenement house and its inhabitants: good John, beautiful Rose and the three men: Polish, Silesian and German, completely enchanted by her. 

Lila

Lila

Dir. Dominika Łapka Production: Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich Studio "Młodzi i film" im. Andrzeja Munka Runtime: 26 min. Country: Polska

 “Lila” is a drama telling a story of two children in contention for their mother’s favour. The main characters of the film are: Lila who, having lost her parents, remains in the custody of her loving aunt, and Joshko, whose quiet life gets transformed by a sudden arrival of his cousin.

Solidarity According to Women

Solidarity According to Women

Dir. Marta Dzido, Piotr Śliwowski Production: Emotikonfilm Runtime: 107 min. Country: Polska

 “Solidarity According to Women" is a feature documentary presenting some forgotten heroines of the Solidarity revolution as well as their contemporary image.

My Niemandsland

My Niemandsland

Dir. Wojciech Królikowski Production: TVP Katowice Runtime: 50 min. Country: Polska

“My Niemandsland" is an artistic biography of Janoscha (Horst Eckert), one of the best-known children’s book authors.

Kocidrapka

Kocidrapka

Dir. Bronisław Zeman, Andrzej Orzechowski Production: Studio Fiolmów Rysunkowych Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 7 min. Country: Polska

“Kocidrapka” is an animated film created by the Studio Filmów Rysunkowych Sp. z o.o. (the Animated Film Studio) in Bielsko Biala. The habits of one lonely cat undergo a heavy trial because of a large family of rabbits.

No fooling around, film stores by Stanislaw Janicki

Dir. Krzysztof Tusiewicz Production: Domino Film Runtime: 52 min Country: Polska

A documentary on the life of Stanisław Janicki. The filmmakers have made the fragments of the hero’s life that can be described like film scenes the core of the film and drew abundantly on a whole palette of picturesque comparisons to film sets, travelling, and shots.

Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz

Dir. Adam Sikora Production: Largo Studio Filmowe Runtime: 52 min Country: Polska

“Bruno Schultz” is a historical documentary, which recreates the life of one of the most famous and inspiring artists of the 20th century. The film tells a story of how Schultz perceived the world and how the world perceived him.