Dir. Dagmara Drzazga
Production: Kataraman Izabela Rudzik
Runtime: 50 min
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
Dir. Rafał Kapeliński, Konrad Aksinowicz
Production: Fundacja Moma Film
Runtime: 15 min. i 16 min. 30 s
Two subsequent parts of the film and literary project titled New Urban Legends, filmed this time in Silesia.
Dir. Mariusz Malinowski
Runtime: 70 min
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.
Dir. Paweł Woldan
Production: Pado Studio Film Dorota Przyłubska
Runtime: 60 min
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.
Dir. Rafael Lewandowski
Production: Metro Films Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 108 min
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?
Dir. Ingmar Villqist i Adam Sikora
Production: Magic Production Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 90 min
“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.
Dir. Radosław Dunaszewski
Production: TVN S.A.
Runtime: 90 min
Radosław Dunaszewski’s film shows a social drama, inspired by a true story which happened in Halemba in 2006.
Dir. Cezary Grzesiuk
Production: Grzesiuk Cezary Blue Dream Film
Runtime: 65 min
“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.
Dir. Magdalena Piekorz
Production: Studio Filmowe TOR
Runtime: 105 min
“Drowsiness”, the second – after “The Welts” – feature by Magdalena Piekorz, is a story of three protagonists, whose life paths are unexpectedly tangled. The film talks about people, whose lives have started slipping through their fingers, who have sunk into a sort of emotional lethargy, and though they are still alive, they do not really live anymore.