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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.

Close-ups

Close-ups

Dir. Magdalena Piekorz Production: Studio Filmowe TOR Runtime: 76 m. Country: Polska

A psychological drama about a complicated relationship between one mother and her daughter, both of whom cannot imagine their lives without each other. The situation changes when Marta gets married and leaves her mother alone in her big house.

Tu Stalinogród

Dir. Maciej Muzyczuk Production: Grupa Producencka YO! Sp. z o.o. Runtime: 52 min Country: Polska

On March 7th, 1953, Katowice was renamed Stalonogród (Stalin Town) and, by the power of the same decree, the Katowice Voivodeship became the Stalinogrodzkie one. The latest film by Maciej Muzyczuk discusses various nuances of that period.

Kutzowizna

Kutzowizna

Dir. Mirosława Sikorska Production: DokumentArtFilm Mirosława Sikorska Runtime: 53 min Country: Polska

“Kutzowizna”, a documentary directed by Mirosława Sikorska, portrays an extraordinary man – it is a story about the life and creative activity of Kazimierz Kutz.

Wojeciech Kilar - Credo (Workin title: Polski etos Wojciecha Kilara)

Wojeciech Kilar - Credo (Workin title: Polski etos Wojciecha Kilara)

Dir. Zdzisław Sowiński, Violetta Rotter-Kozera Production: Telewizja Polska S.A. Oddział w Katowicach Runtime: 50 min Country: Polska

“Wojciech Kilar. Credo” is a sincere confession of a man aware of his life and creative choices. The filmmakers bring the personality of the artist closer to the audience – the artist who has been following his individual, fully independent way for years.

Teatr niknących obrazów

Dir. Dagmara Drzazga Production: Instytucja Filmowa SILESIA FILM Runtime: 31 min Country: Polska

Directed by Dagmara Drzyzga, this documentary is devoted to a long and colourful history of the Kinoteatr “Rialto”, which on January 15th, 2013, celebrated its one hundredth birthday.

The Mill and the Cross

Dir. Lech Majewski Production: Stowarzyszenie Twórców i Mecenasów Kultury i Nauki "Angelus Silesius" Runtime: 96 min Country: Polska, Szwecja Official website Trailer

Thanks to the latest technological innovations, Lech Majewski animated the famous painting “The Procession to Calvary” by Pieter Breugel the Elder. In the film, Rutger Hauer played the part of Breugel along with – among others – Michael York, who was impersonating the banker Jonghelinck.