LOVE IN TIMES OF COAL-BASED ECONOMY
Dir. Tomasz Siwiński
Production: Letko Sp. z.o.o.
- 1962, Silesia, one of the coldest winters of the century. In the coal loading bay at a nearby mine, we meet Zbyszek at a critical moment in his life. Unrequited love leads him to a suicide attempt. It is then that, thanks to a television voiceover, the idea of life enchanted in coal becomes part of his life with obsessive force.
CANDIDATES OF DEATH
Dir. Maciej Cuske
Production: Fundacja Bydgoska Kronika Filmowa
- The decade-long process of creation of an amateur horror film under the mysterious title Candidates of Death by a group of friends becomes the starting point for discreet observation of their adolescence, first successes, but also failures. The film will tell the story of a group of four wacky enthusiasts who, while making horror films, believed in the power of amateur cinema created out of passion which helps to live and grow.
I, KAYA - A GIRL FROM SILESIA
Dir. Sławomir Grünberg
Production: Fundacja LOGTV Films Polska
Country: Polska, USA
I, Kaya - a girl from Silesia tells the story of Kaya Mirecka - Ploss (real name: Hanna Adela Czech), a Polish women, now aged 96, born in Piekary Śląskie. Sławomir Grünberg the scriptwriter and director of the film, focuses on the uniqueness, steadfastness and charisma of Kaya, which allowed her not only to change the life of the Polish diaspora in the USA, but also to bring 105 Polish children to the United States, provide them with a window on the world and shape their world view.
THE FILM ODYSSEY
Dir. Piotr Stasik
Production: Telemark Sp. z.o.o
- Twelve-year old Jeremi, who is fascinated by modern technology and film, is given mysterious tasks, which form successive stages of the film. Everyone believes that he won a NASA competition and will be able to send a few items of his choice to space in a time capsule.