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Dir. Dagmara Drzazga Production: Kataraman Izabela Rudzik Runtime: 50 min Country: Polska

A story about an unassuming hero of II World War, about an incredible demeanour of a man, priest, founder and leader of the Polish Armed Organization. The film tells the story of Father Jan Macha who, at the age of 28, was guillotined for his underground activity in prison in Katowice (Poland).

Nowe legendy miejskie - Śląsk (series of film legends) "Dziadek Piaskowiec" dir. Rafał Kapeliński, "Ufo w piekarach" dir. Konrad Aksinowicz

Nowe legendy miejskie - Śląsk (series of film legends) "Dziadek Piaskowiec" dir. Rafał Kapeliński, "Ufo w piekarach" dir. Konrad Aksinowicz

Dir. Rafał Kapeliński, Konrad Aksinowicz Production: Fundacja Moma Film Runtime: 15 min. i 16 min. 30 s Country: Polska Trailer

Two subsequent parts of the film and literary project titled New Urban Legends, filmed this time in Silesia.

Dzieci Wehrmachtu

Dzieci Wehrmachtu

Dir. Mariusz Malinowski Production: WFDIF Runtime: 70 min Country: Polska Official website

A dramatic story about filial love. During the World War II Alojzy Lysko's father was forced into the Wehrmacht Army. Lysko, a famous Silesian activist, collects narratives from these forgotten soldiers with the hope of getting closer to his father.

Serce Śląska

Dir. Paweł Woldan Production: Pado Studio Film Dorota Przyłubska Runtime: 60 min Country: Polska

A documentary devoted to an extraordinary place on the map of Silesia: the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity and Social Justice in Piekary Śląskie. A group of several-thousand men, who are on their pilgrimage to the shrine, are accompanied by the filmmakers.

Zbigniev's cupboard (Working title: Zbigniew z trumną)

Dir. Magdalena Osińska Production: Breakthru Films Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 8 min Country: Wielka Brytania/ Polska

Zbigniev lives in Poland in the times when communism is still in full bloom. Kilometre-long-queues do not impair his efforts to get hold of various every day goods. His father dies in this world full of absurd and Zbigniev sets out on a quest of finding a coffin.

The Mole

Dir. Rafael Lewandowski Production: Metro Films Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 108 min Country: Polska/Francja Official website

The main protagonist is the son of an erstwhile activist of Solidarity trade union. Together with his father, he tries to build up a business. The family idyll is spoilt by the publishing of an article suggesting that his father used to be an SB (secret service) agent. The father denies everything. Is the article true or is it a provocation?

Eva

Dir. Ingmar Villqist i Adam Sikora Production: Magic Production Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 90 min Country: Polska

“Eva” is a story of a woman – a mother and wife – who, in the face of hunger and poverty, makes a desperate decision to undertake work in an escort agency.

Laura

Dir. Radosław Dunaszewski Production: TVN S.A. Runtime: 90 min Country: Polska

Radosław Dunaszewski’s film shows a social drama, inspired by a true story which happened in Halemba in 2006.

Niebieskie chachary

Dir. Cezary Grzesiuk Production: Grzesiuk Cezary Blue Dream Film Runtime: 65 min Country: Polska Official website

“Blue Hools” is a documentary about supporters of Ruch Chorzów football club. The author penetrates the environment of football fans and shows the “backstage workings”of the phenomenon called football club support.

Zgorszenie publiczne

Dir. Maciej Prykowski Production: Paisa Films Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 90 min Country: Polska Official website

A feature debut by Maciej Prykowski is a lively comedy about the inhabitants of a small Silesian housing estate. Partly real and partly magical, the story has most certainly a human dimension and warm atmosphere.