DOCS TO START

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

30.05, 10.00 – 13.00

MOS 1 (access with passes: INDUSTRY, MEDIA, MARKET, STUDENT)

ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

30.05, 14.30 – 18.00

MOS 5 (for participants only)

A presentation of recent Polish documentary projects in development stage preceded by intensive workshop Doc Lab Poland: Doc Lab Start. Its purpose is to find additional source of financing and potential coproduction partners.

SELECTED PROJECTS:

Brotherhood, dir. Hanna Maciąg, prod. Maria Wachowiak, Anna Waligórska / NO PROB PRODUCTION HOUSE

A young radical and Catholic who grew up in a traditionalist environment tries to live according to the ideas he professes. However, reality around him verifies his view of things.

Candidates of Death, dir. Maciej Cuske, prod. Ewa Hoffmann / FUNDACJA BYDGOSKA KRONIKA FILMOWA

A story about four friends who make an extraordinary horror every summer. The film shows ten years of their adventures, mutual worries, overcoming problems and joy.

Children of Paradise, dir. Filip Dróżdż, prod. Agnieszka Skalska / KOI STUDIO

Demas Nwoko, a brilliant Nigerian architect and the king’s 63rd child with his grandson Uno prepare a stage based on a play written by Demas in 1977 under the title „Paradise Children”.

Do I Still Get on Your Nerves?, dir. Michał Szcześniak, prod. Joanna Banach / KOSMOS PRODUCTION

Two neighbors at war. He used to host night concerts at home, she wanted to sleep. They met at a funeral of… their common friend and fell in love. Now they have other reasons to fight.

Dreamers Forever, dir. Maria Magriel, prod. Katarzyna Gontarczyk / INSTYTUT INNOWACJI

What connects a TV star, a retired scientist and a housewife? They all have a dream – despite the retirement age, they want to go back to work. The problem is that the modern world does not need them.

I Want It All, dir. Joanna Wendorff‑Ostergaard / ANIMAPOL

Yara is ten years old and she’s already a boxing champion and a little miss Belgium. She has never yet lost. Though, growing up is all about discovering that failing is a part of life.

Lili, dir. Sylwia Rosak, prod. Tomasz Morawski / HAKA FILMS

Since Lili has been spending 1 week with her dad and 1 with her mom, she’s been curious about the world of adults. What will be her birthday wish knowing, that she will soon embark on a great journey?

Miss of Poland, dir. Joanna Shostak, Jakub Jasiukiewicz, prod. Katarzyna Drapała / WYTWÓRNIA FILMÓW DOKUMENTALNYCH I FABULARNYCH

Yana (26), an ambitious artist from Belarus, surprises everyone by deciding to take part in the Miss Poland beauty pageant. This year is her last chance to win the crown.

My Big Biba, dir. Judyta Fibiger, prod. Robert Rhodin / WHITE SHARK STUDIOS

Documentary film portraying Barbara Hulanicki, founder of the legendary Biba. A fascinating biography of one of the most important figures in the fashion world.

Together, dir. Marek Kozakiewicz, prod. Agnieszka Skalska / KOI STUDIO

Upon his mother’s death, a teenager is left under the care of his sister. The family their build is unconventional.

When the Wind Becomes Silent, dir. Mateusz Gołębiewski, prod. Małgorzata Domin, Dominika Mandla, Kinga Mielnik / DOMINO FILM

56′ Olympics in Melbourne – Janusz Sidlo is the favourite of javelin throw. One step ahead of the Olympics’ Gold he decides to lend his javelin to his biggest rival – Egil Danielsen.