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.
Dir. Maciej Prykowski
Production: Paisa Films Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 90 min
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.
Podróż do zielonych cieni (Working title: Łączniczka)
Dir. Alicja Schatton
Production: Vidifilm Alicja Schatton
Runtime: 50 min
A poetic story about the life of Zofia Książek-Bregułowa, a blind actress and poet, who – as a courier nicknamed “Zośka, Żaneta”- lost her eyesight because of an explosion during the Warsaw Uprising. A fascinating and dramatic story about a struggle for survival.
Karol Stryja - Ślązak, który zdobył świat
Dir. Violetta Rotter-Kozera
Production: Filharmonia Śląska
Runtime: 40 min
A documentary telling the story of a famous Polish conductor. The film allows us to retrace steps of Karol Stryja, who – after the war – conquered the world of music by popularizing Polish composers and musicians. It is a story about a genius, about heritage, and about people, whom Stryja met on his way.