BARDZO FAJNY SHORTS
Polish cinema is one of the most artistically remarkable in Europe. And it doesn't only apply to feature films! You can see for yourself in our selection of four short films. While The Devil roams the 90s countryside, luring its inhabitants into its dark clutches, My Girls is a quirky variation on Thelma and Louise in retirement. Local competition of best potato salad reflects life in Czech-Polish bordertowns in awarded documentary by Piotr Jasinski. Dead Marriage transports the audience to the movie set, where not only cheap catering, but maybe even love awaits the film's extras. Come fall in love with us too: in a short Polish production!
DEAD MARRIAGE (POLAND)
Director: Michał Toczek | Producers: Klaudia Preyss, Katarzyna Stasieluk |
Star: Sebastian Stankiewicz, Marta Scislowicz, Ernest Lorek |
Year: 2022 | Length: 19 min | Live Action |
Filip works as a professional movie extra and he always plays roles of dead bodies. On the set of a historical film, he meets Lucy, who happens to be also an extra, playing a role of a dead woman. When laying on top of each other during long film making hours a bittersweet relationship develops between them in the unusual circumstances.
Everything's fine, potatoes in line (Poland)
Director: Piotr Jasiński | Producers: Amelie Kostelkova, Tomas Simon |
Star: Teresa Kruszynska |
Year: 2022 | Length: 13 min | Documentary film |
The Turow mines in Poland near the German and Czech borders have had a negative impact on the environment and led to a reduction in groundwater in the surrounding area.
Director: Jan Bujnowski | Producer: Malgorzata Kotlinska |
Star: Sebastian Pawlak, Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieslak, Waldemar Czyszak |
Year: 2023 | Length: 19 min | Live Action |
According to researches made throughout 1990s by the Institute for Public Opinion Research approximately 95% of Poles identified themselves as a believers. At the same time unemployment rates reached record values. In times of crisis, when people sought spirituality, seemingly impossible events were possible...
MY OLD GALS (POLAND)
Director: Natasza Parzymies | Producer: Maciej Slesicki |
Star: Dorota Pomykala, Dorota Stalinska, Masza Wagrocka |
Year: 2023 | Length: 25 min | Live Action |
Zofia and Ania meet again after 50 years to embark on their last journey together and fight for their old love.
Total length of the screening 76 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.