6-10.12.2023 / Białystok

DOCUMENTARY.PL Competition Set II

Rozpoczęcie: 9 December 2023 15:45
Zakończenie: 9 December 2023 17:15
Lokalizacja: Camera Cafe

DOCUMENTARY.PL Competition Set II

Documentary.pl – competition for the best short documentary film – directed to Polish filmmakers

Set II (79′, 16+)

9.12.2023, 15:45
Camera Café, ul. Lipowa 14 lok. 11
admission free

 

MUSIC OF SONNY
directors: Klementyna Margolis, Anna Sałacińska
director of photography: Andrzej Woźniakiewicz
Poland, 2022, 8’

An animated film with documentary elements. The protagonists, suspended in time and space, are performing repetitive tasks at a CD factory. The observation of the production line is a pretext for looking for meaning, purpose, and time within the system.

POLE
THE FIELD
director: Tomasz Grzymała
director of photography: Tomasz Grzymała
music: Oliwia Radomska
Poland, 2022, 17’

A forester living alone in the depths of Northern Poland knows every rock, notices every smallest anomaly in his forest. After many years of observing nature with great detail he discovers an unusual physical force. He measures it with his unique handmade instruments. For twenty years he’s been creating his own field of physics. The truth seems to be within reach, but with each answer, dozens of new questions arise.

WODA ŚWIĘCONA
HOLY WATER
director: Andrei Kutsila
director of photography: Vyacheslav Tsvetkov
Poland, 2023, 19’

There are 36 days left before Russia’s full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. On another Baptism of Christ holiday an ice hole was made in a pond in a bedroom suburb of Kyiv. Church bells are heard on the shore, people are undressing, standing in line…
In this short observational film, closeups of people of different ages, lines of naked bodies and short conversations tell us about the fragility of life, the contradictions of human faith and the joy of existence.

GARSTKA ZIEMI
HANDFUL OF DIRT
director: Izabela Daria Zubrycka
director of photography: Stefan Żółtowski
Poland, 2023, 13’

Halina is one of the last funeral singers in Podlasie, Poland. Her son Andrzej is a gravedigger.
Thousands of people have crossed to the other side accompanied by them.

SEN WUJKA VAHO
UNCLE VAKHO’S DREAM
director: Joanna Rój
director of photography: Sandro Wysocki
Poland, 2022, 22’

An elderly man, Vakho, lives alone in a deserted village high in the Kazbegi mountains. For years, he has been haunted by the memory of a prophetic dream, foreshadowing the tragic events he punishes himself for with seclusion.