6-10.12.2023 / Białystok

Competition Independent set I

Rozpoczęcie: 8 December 2017 20:30
Zakończenie: 8 December 2017 22:30
Lokalizacja: Forum Cinema

Competition Independent set I

American Dream
director: Marek Skrzecz
directors of photography/zdjęcia: Kacper Sędzielewski, Damian Kocur, Justyna Musialska
music/muzyka: Audio Network
Poland/Polska 2017, 26’

Glucholazy, a small town bustling with life in the nineties, is now dying out. There is a great unemployment, and many people have left. In this dead-end place teenage Szymon decides to fulfil his big dream: he wants to become a professional wrestler.


directors: Tomasz Bochniak, Sławomir Shuty
director of photography: Kajetan Plis
music: Łukasz Targosz, Wysoki Lot
Poland 2017, 11’08”

A metaphor for socio-political transformations that took place in the 1990s in the Eastern Bloc countries. It is also a reference to Cargo cults, a religious movement born in Fiji in the 19th century, proclaiming the arrival of a new order – equality of all people and widespread well-being.


Strange Case
director: Zbigniew Czapla,
director of photography: Zbigniew Czapla,
music: Marcin Oleś, Bartłomiej Oleś
Poland 2017, 13’30”

A surrealistic journey deep into consciousness. A pulsating stream of images, reflections and memories. A sequence of the protagonist’s personal experiences and an echo of collective memory.


Me and My Father
director: Alek Pietrzak
director of photography: Mateusz Pastewka
music: Łukasz Targosz
Poland 2017, 30’

David is looking after his father who has a deepening Alzheimer’s disease. The son wants to know him better and get closer to the man whose health is declining with each passing day.


The Best Fireworks Ever
director: Aleksandra Terpińska
director of photography: Michał Dymek
Poland 2017, 30’

The film is set in a European city today. It depicts one day in the life of three young friends who have to modify their plans for the future as their country is up against an armed conflict.