Films on KFF VOD

KFF VOD will be available from 31st May to 16th June 2024.

  • Abebe-Butterfly Song

    dir. Rosie Jones
    DOC2023

    The music scene of Papua – New Guinea needed a long time to step out of the shade. It was possible thanks to George Telek, an artist singing in native languages and combining Papuan and Western sounds. The film is also a story of his friendship with Australian musician David Bridie, which defies the colonial past.

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    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Abel

    dir. Dekel Berenson, Paul Wesley
    FIC2024

    Life follows its own rhythm in boundless mountains, but a broken heart hurts as much there as in any other corner of the world. Abel, who is 17, does not expect his girlfriend to tell him that they should stop talking to each other. He will receive support from the least expected direction.

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Abraham

    dir. Elnaz Ghaderpour, Reza Gamini
    FIC2023

    A short, dramatic conversation. A man is trying to elicit some information from a clearly scared woman. Where is she? In a cave. With a fire burning at its entrance. How did she get there? And, first and foremost, what happened to Abraham? The teenage boy went missing. He is not at home. There are only burnt women’s clothes.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Aha

    dir. Paulina Jaklik
    ANIM2024

    A young man is walking around a Garden of Eden, full of lush vegetation and classical sculptures. Suddenly, he falls into a dark hole. This is an ‘aha’ - a hidden boundary of the garden, which is usually a moat or a ditch marking the end of the property without blocking the view, so that the garden may blend with its surroundings.

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    Set of films:Comme Des Cowboys / Submarine / Aha / Here for You / Do You Hear Me?
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Alice On & Off

    dir. Isabela Tent
    DOC2024

    For 10 years, the film author observed the life of the film character who as a teenager gave birth to a child from her relationship with a much older man. The film is a story of subsequent disappearances of Alice – a sensitive girl and an artist looking desperately for her own way and fleeing from her demons.

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  • All My Fucking Superheroes

    dir. Piotr Kabat
    ANIM2023

    A young director sets off for LA to sign a contract for the production of his new film. However, before he reaches Hollywood, he goes on a crazy ride in a cab through American streets, cinema history and pop culture. The film is a feast for the fans of the1990s and action films in an animated, comic-like version.

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    Set of films:Potatoes / The Power of Resistance / Joko / Needle / All My Fucking Superheroes
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Amma's Pride

    dir. Shiva Krish
    DOC2024

    Srija, a transgender woman from a small town in the south of India, is trying to get her marriage recognised. Unfortunately, her fight for justice, the media’s interest and the inconsideration of many people overshadow her relationship. But even when the problems start to mount, Srija can still count on the unconditional support of her mother.

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • And Don't Call Me Crazy

    dir. Dorota Skupniewicz
    ANIM2024

    The protagonist, who is treated at a mental health facility, carries out the vivisection of the psychiatric care system. Physicians do not have enough time to get to know and understand their patients. They formulate easy-to-classify diagnoses, prescribe pills and ‘normal’ life, such as work, family and stabilisation.

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    Set of films:And Don't Call Me Crazy / The Mandala / Me, Monster / In My Hands / Honey Bunny
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • An Orange from Jaffa

    dir. Mohammed Almughanni
    FIC2023

    A few kilometres from Jerusalem, the Hizma checkpoint. There has been tension here for decades. Mohammed, a young Palestinian with a temporary Polish identity card, tries to get through the Israeli checkpoint. A succession of drivers refuse to give him a lift. Farouk, a taxi driver agrees.

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    Set of films:Nabu / An Orange from Jaffa / Debtors / There Will Be No Other End
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Are You There?

    dir. Xawery Deskur
    DOC2023

    DJ Edee Dee aka Edward Gil-Deskur, is an iconic figure in Krakow’s club world. Edward was born with congenital glaucoma and will soon completely lose his eyesight. In his adaptation to the new reality, he is assisted by AI, with whom he begins to form an increasingly closer relationship.

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    Set of films:Are You There? / Koka
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Are You There? [PL audio descritption]

    dir. Xawery Deskur
    DOC2023

    DJ Edee Dee aka Edward Gil-Deskur, is an iconic figure in Krakow’s club world. Edward was born with congenital glaucoma and will soon completely lose his eyesight. In his adaptation to the new reality, he is assisted by AI, with whom he begins to form an increasingly closer relationship.

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    Set of films:Are You There? / Here For You / Do You Hear Me?[PL extended subtitles]
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Autism Plays Itself

    dir. Janet Harbord
    DOC2023

    In 1957 at the Maudsley Hospital in London, a film recording atypical behaviour of children was shot. Many years later, three adults in autism spectrum added their commentary to it providing new interpretations for the behaviour of the children in the film.

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    Set of films:Cry Me Through Hell / Where Russia Ends / Autism Plays Itself / Better This Way
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places

    dir. Katarína Gramatová
    DOC2023

    A poetic story about growing up. Adam is a 12-year-old boy who lives in a Slovak village. He is a local lumberjack and additionally takes up different odd jobs. In general, he likes to do everything. Although his life is not easy, he is able to notice beauty everywhere.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • A Year in the Life of the Country

    dir. Tomasz Wolski
    DOC2024

    Martial law, which was imposed in Poland on 13 December 1981, targeted the Solidarity movement, but it had other faces, too. On the basis of exclusively archival footage, the film explores the backstage of the past events. It undermines the mythicised image of Polish society as a victim of the system.

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  • A Year In the Life of the Country [PL audio description]

    dir. Tomasz Wolski
    DOC2024

    Martial law, which was imposed in Poland on 13 December 1981, targeted the Solidarity movement, but it had other faces, too. On the basis of exclusively archival footage, the film explores the backstage of the past events. It undermines the mythicised image of Polish society as a victim of the system.

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    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Babylonia

    dir. Duda Gambogi
    DOC2024

    It is a hot night in Cuba. During her long-awaited debut on the stage of the biggest drag show in the entire province of Artemisa, Elizabeth de Victória must confront all the difficulties that precede a live performance.

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    Set of films:Kawauso / Force and Courage, rise and decline of an Italian Football Club / Buzz of t…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Baldiga - Unlocked Heart

    dir. Markus Stein
    DOC2024

    In the 1980s, West Berlin was the European LGBT+ capital. Jürgen Baldiga, a photographer, poet and activist, became its co-founder and chronicler. The archival materials he left behind were used to tell a neurotic story about himself and the community living in the shadow of AIDS. Age rated: 18+

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  • Berchidda Live - A Journey Into Time in Jazz Archive

    dir. Gianfranco Cabiddu, Michele Mellara, Alessandro Rossi
    DOC2023

    Time in Jazz festival is inherently linked to the place where it has been organized since 1988, i.e. the town of Berchidda in Sardinia. In beautiful natural surroundings one may absorb a variety of music traditions and the film is a portrayal of this atmospheric event and the people who create it.

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  • Better This Way

    dir. Emanuel Pârvu
    FIC2023

    Sixteen-year-old Adi is taken for a physical examination. He has obvious traces of beating, his face is lacerated and it is evident that he has been whipped. He does not say much. The police find out very soon that the motive behind the assault was his sexual orientation. In a small community, this is a reason to be ostracised, and for the family, especially his religious father, it is dishonour.

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    Set of films:Cry Me Through Hell / Where Russia Ends / Autism Plays Itself / Better This Way
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  • Blank Page Syndrome

    dir. Jānis Ābele, Toms Šķēle
    DOC2024

    In the world where printing machines keep spouting millions of pages of new books, there is a reality preceding this process. A contemporary author is struggling with writer’s block over a blank piece of paper.

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
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  • Blues Run the Game: the Strange Tale of Jackson C. Frank

    dir. Damien Aimé Dupont
    DOC2023

    In 1965, Jackson C. Frank, a folk singer, assisted by Paul Simon, had already recorded his only album, which influenced many American and British folk musicians. Nevertheless, he was unable to defeat his demons. The film shows the artist’s emotional landscape.

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  • Buzz of the Earth

    dir. Greta Stocklassa
    FIC2023

    What if Hrabal and Forman could sit at the same table to discuss a space mission? Czech humour accompanies the biggest challenge for earthlings represented by a group of scientists and a female citizen, who was entered in the competition by her children. Everything may happen during this discussion. We are aliens after all.

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    Set of films:Kawauso / Force and Courage, rise and decline of an Italian Football Club / Buzz of t…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Captive

    dir. Lika Nadir
    FIC2023

    Russia. On the monitors of a nightclub, beautiful girls dance in front of an uninterested clientele. From the radio and television come recruitment announcements for a ‘special military operation’. In the drawer of Savvy's young bodyguard lies a gun. Would he be able to use it to kill someone? In the name of what? Love? Propaganda?

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
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  • Codex

    dir. Betina Bożek
    ANIM2024

    A woman who lives inside the glass Rubik’s Cube makes sure that everything is organised, clean and symmetrical there. One day, inadvertently, she hurts her foot and chaos starts to force its way into her orderly life. The struggle between what can be under control and what is untamed begins.

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    Set of films:Codex / Ends and Beginnings / Tiger Soup / Stimulants & Empathogens
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Comme Des Cowboys

    dir. Julia Sadowska
    FIC2024

    Can one’s adolescent love which ended with separation flourish again after years? Julita and Stacy parted ways, but now they meet again at a stud farm where Julita is working together with her mother. Stacy comes to participate in an important competition. The infatuation is back, but is it worth the reopening of old wounds?

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    Set of films:Comme Des Cowboys / Submarine / Aha / Here for You / Do You Hear Me?
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Crazy Love

    dir. Martyna Peszko
    DOC2023

    Magda and Michał, actors of the famous Theatre 21, made by people with Down syndrome, fall in love with each other. Their wedding plans meet with mixed reactions of their close ones. Will the young couple be able to overcome all the adversities to achieve a dream about their life together?

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    Set of films:Nutcracker Girl / The Miracle / Crazy Love / From You
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Cry Me Through Hell

    dir. Jae Yang
    FIC2023

    Airports are usually places full of hustle and bustle where crowds pass each other on escalators. This one, however, is different. Noone rushes Mr Wu; what is more, an airline employee starts a friendly conversation with him about his daughter. If everything seems to be in perfect order, why is the viewer becoming suspicious?

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    Set of films:Cry Me Through Hell / Where Russia Ends / Autism Plays Itself / Better This Way
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Dark Cloud Memories

    dir. Seung-hee Jung
    ANIM2024

    In this futuristic vision of the world, memories are recorded in a virtual cloud. One day, the animation character loses all her images from the past, but she still believes she will be able to recover her memories. However, such messages as ‘Disk full. Buy a subscription. Battery low’ do not help the situation.

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
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  • Debtors

    dir. Andrzej Danis
    DOC2023

    In Poland, only two out of ten debtors obliged to pay child support actually do that. What excuses were used by the fathers of the protagonists to wriggle out of this obligation? Can anything be done to change this situation in Poland?

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    Set of films:Nabu / An Orange from Jaffa / Debtors / There Will Be No Other End
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Diamond Beauty

    dir. Anna Korom
    FIC2023

    Maria is addicted to plastic surgeries. Successive augmentations do not satisfy her and she wants new ones. Her nose, lips or facial fillers are never perfect. Now, she is looking forward to the opportunity of a date with her former love. But where to find money if she is drowning in debt?

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
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  • Don Benjamín

    dir. Ivan Zahínos
    DOC2024

    An unpretentious and poetic journey through a magical, endangered region of the Amazon rainforest in Bolivia. People living in the jungle are trying to restore the original state of the areas stripped bare of any trees.

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Don Lewis and the Live Electronic Orchestra

    dir. Ned Augustenborg
    DOC2023

    In the 1970s, Don Lewis, who was an electronic engineer and musician, constructed a synthesizer that could generate and mix sounds on an unprecedented scale. However, the story of success turned into a drama of a man striving for recognition and struggling with racial prejudice.

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  • Do You Hear Me?

    dir. Magdalena Sienicka
    DOC2024

    Danusia lives alone. For years, each of her days has consisted of the same activities: cooking, looking at old photos and calling her grandson, who stays in a foster care facility.

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    Set of films:Comme Des Cowboys / Submarine / Aha / Here for You / Do You Hear Me?
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  • Do You Hear Me? [ PL audio description]

    dir. Magdalena Sienicka
    DOC2024

    Danusia lives alone. For years, each of her days has consisted of the same activities: cooking, looking at old photos and calling her grandson, who stays in a foster care facility.

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    Set of films:Are You There? / Here For You / Do You Hear Me?[PL extended subtitles]
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  • Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons

    dir. Cris Arana
    DOC2024

    In Paraguay under the Stroessner regime, almost 400 people vanished without any trace and several hundred thousand ended up in prison, where they were tortured. The film tells the story of Emilio Barreto, who was detained for 13 years, although never convicted of any crime.

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
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  • Ends and Beginnings

    dir. Klaudia Fortuniak
    FIC2024

    In this film, the viewers may get lost in the maze of human biographies. The protagonists’ stories coincide in the least expected circumstances because of a thief’s trick. Someone mistakes days, another person always has a getaway plan, and for someone else the first kiss will taste and smell like a strawberry field.

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    Set of films:Codex / Ends and Beginnings / Tiger Soup / Stimulants & Empathogens
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  • Everything Needs to Live

    dir. Tetiana Dorodnitsyna, Andrii Lytvynenko
    DOC2024

    Whoever saves one life, saves the entire world – that’s the motto of Anna, the strongest woman in the world, who loves animals. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Anna joined by a group of volunteers are doing everything possible to save as many wounded and abandoned animals as they can in these difficult days.

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  • Everything Needs to Live [PL audio description]

    dir. Tetiana Dorodnitsyna, Andrii Lytvynenko
    DOC2024

    Whoever saves one life, saves the entire world – that’s the motto of Anna, the strongest woman in the world, who loves animals. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Anna joined by a group of volunteers are doing everything possible to save as many wounded and abandoned animals as they can in these difficult days.

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  • Fahnenflucht

    dir. Emil Ahlhelm, Konradin Schuchter
    DOC2023

    If you are a man, you have only two options during a war – stay and fight or leave to save your life. Not everyone wants to lay down their life for their homeland and this should be respected. A story of people who refused to participate in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine on account of their beliefs.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Force and Courage, Rise and Decline of an Italian Football Club

    dir. Giovanni Merlini, Francesco Bovara
    DOC2023

    Sambenedettese, a football club from a small town, is celebrating its centenary. In the 1970s, its team was a step away from promotion to Serie A. The story of the team is enlaced with a political narrative recounting the bloodiest and most brutal years from Italy’s history from a unique perspective.

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    Set of films:Kawauso / Force and Courage, rise and decline of an Italian Football Club / Buzz of t…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • From You

    dir. Jędrzej Gorski
    FIC2024

    What do parents hide from their children? What don’t children want to know, fail to notice or deny about their parents? Adam’s meeting with his father Piotr enables both men to confront their feelings, not always pleasant, and mutual allegations. Will the discovery of the truth allow both of them to see each other in a different way?

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    Set of films:Nutcracker Girl / The Miracle / Crazy Love / From You
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Here For You

    dir. Cezary Orłowski
    FIC2024

    Bartek’s mother would like to prepare her son for the worst and at the same time the inevitable, i.e. her own death. She secures his financial and legal future, teaches him what to do when the time comes. And although the boy with trisomy is an attentive listener, completely different thoughts have absorbed his mind and his heart. He has just met a wonderful girl.

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    Set of films:Comme Des Cowboys / Submarine / Aha / Here for You / Do You Hear Me?
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  • Here For You [PL audio description]

    dir. Cezary Orłowski
    FIC2024

    Bartek’s mother would like to prepare her son for the worst and at the same time the inevitable, i.e. her own death. She secures his financial and legal future, teaches him what to do when the time comes. And although the boy with trisomy is an attentive listener, completely different thoughts have absorbed his mind and his heart. He has just met a wonderful girl.

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    Set of films:Are You There? / Here For You / Do You Hear Me?[PL extended subtitles]
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  • Honey Bunny

    dir. Gracjana Piechula
    FIC2024

    A simple hug lowers the level of cortisol and blood pressure, at the same time strengthening resistance and self-esteem. Life can be hard without it, as experienced by Staszek and Alinka. In their marriage, closeness has been replaced by routine. Everything changes when Alinka takes up the work of a hugger at Honey Bunny salon.

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    Set of films:And Don't Call Me Crazy / The Mandala / Me, Monster / In My Hands / Honey Bunny
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  • How to Skin a Cheetah

    dir. Meghan O'Shaughnessy
    FIC2023

    A macabre, coming-of-age story and a thriller in one. Meghan O'Shaughnessy invites the viewers to a maze full of traps, where fantasies of revenge intertwine with illness, lies, solitude, hopelessness, violence and dreams of a journey-escape to Tanzania.

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
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  • Inheritance

    dir. Matt Moyer, Amy Toensing
    DOC2024

    For a number of years the authors of the film accompanied a family from the Appalachians, an exploited region affected by the opioid crisis. In an insightful and empathetic way, they filmed the situation of the youngest generation burdened with poverty and the omnipresence of addictive substances from the very start. Among them, there is Curtis, a resolute boy ready to break out of the vicious circle sucking up his loved ones.

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  • Inside San Isidro

    dir. Katherine Bisquet
    DOC2023

    In 2020, rapper Denis Solís was abducted by the Cuban police and sentenced to 8 months of imprisonment for alleged contempt of court. In protest, a group of activists barricaded themselves inside the seat of the San Isidro organisation demanding the liberation of Solís and other wrongly convicted Cubans.

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
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  • In My Hands

    dir. Igor Kuna
    DOC2024

    A young determined man, despite not having his left arm, strives to be a hero as a fireman and father. Devoid of dialogues, the film shows the stalwart strength of the human spirit and boundless love using just images and sound.

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    Set of films:And Don't Call Me Crazy / The Mandala / Me, Monster / In My Hands / Honey Bunny
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  • I, Rosiński

    dir. Piotr Kielar
    DOC2024

    Grzegorz Rosiński, one of the most renowned Polish comic strip creators and the author of drawings for the series ‘Thorgal’, has retired. But what does it mean for an artist to end his career? Rosiński keeps drawing and plans to leave the profession on his own rules only.

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  • Joko

    dir. Izabela Plucińska
    ANIM2024

    Grotesque, Roland Topor and Plasticine, i.e. Izabela Plucińska returns yet again with an animation exposing human weaknesses, which is full of absurd and black humour. This time, using 600 dolls and 200 kilograms of plasticine, she shows the mechanisms of manipulation and social hierarchy.

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    Set of films:Potatoes / The Power of Resistance / Joko / Needle / All My Fucking Superheroes
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  • Kawauso

    dir. Akihito Izuhara
    ANIM2023

    A young girl and a river otter in an empty town do not develop into a story of great friendship between a human being and an animal. The protagonists are trying to establish some contact but they are total strangers. The starting point for this contemplative animation is the extinction of the river otter in Japan.

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    Set of films:Kawauso / Force and Courage, rise and decline of an Italian Football Club / Buzz of t…
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  • Koka

    dir. Aliaksandr Tsymbaliuk
    DOC2024

    On the coast of the Bering Sea, where time has stopped, a father and son make a living by fishing. They live in austere, almost ascetic conditions, where the rhythm of life is determined by successive fishing trips.

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    Set of films:Are You There? / Koka
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  • Life Is Beautiful

    dir. Mohamed Jabaly
    DOC2023

    When Mohamed Jabaly, a young Palestinian filmmaker, was invited to Norway, he did not realize he would have to stay there over the next seven years. He could not go back to Gaza because Israel had just closed the only border crossing with Egypt. As a result, he made a tragicomedy about Palestinian fate.

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  • Lili

    dir. Sylwia Rosak
    DOC2023

    Lili is eight and tries to understand the world of adults. She lives in Norway, the migration destination of her parents, who are no longer together. Her dad, when they meet, takes her backpacking, which is an opportunity to deepen their relationship.

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  • Manual for a Divorce

    dir. Peter Ghesquiere
    FIC2023

    Divorce is not as complicated as adults claim. You just need to split everything in two equal parts and make sure that ex-partners live far away from each other. Then after six years of tearing your hair out, shedding tears and immersion in despair, you will be able to have a civil conversation.

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
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  • Me, Monster

    dir. Zofia Tomalska
    ANIM2024

    Fear is an internal monster debilitating every cell of the body and disseminating without control. Is it possible to stop it? This animation will surprise you by offering a psychedelic journey to the labyrinth of the human mind and remote corners of the human body. A stream of consciousness ponding to the rhythm of disco, electronic and hip hop sounds.

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    Set of films:And Don't Call Me Crazy / The Mandala / Me, Monster / In My Hands / Honey Bunny
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  • Monogamia

    dir. Ohad Milstein
    DOC2023

    The director observes his senior parents whose relationship burned out a long time ago, for which his mother tries to compensate with shopaholism. The son initiates a psychodrama featuring his parents and at the same time tests his own marriage, which is falling into a routine. Is monogamy still the best form of a relationship?

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  • Moving Mountains

    dir. Jessica Poon
    ANIM2024

    The characters of this animation are little creatures looking like people without faces, clothes or emotions. On the one hand, they seem to be roaming without an aim, while on the other, they try to move ‘mountains’ with all their might. This surreal story is a metaphor of the lifestyle of modern nomads constantly chasing novelty and, at the same time, entangled in old habits.

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Nabu

    dir. Joanna Rusinek
    ANIM2023

    Nabu’s carefree childhood is interrupted by bombs falling on her native village. The brave girl is trying to escape and find a safe haven. A remarkably touching animation about the fate of refugees as seen by a child, presented with great sensitivity and subtlety.

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    Set of films:Nabu / An Orange from Jaffa / Debtors / There Will Be No Other End
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  • Needle

    dir. Józef Gross
    DOC2024

    A punk story about the Z generation without censorship. Oscar, who lives in Toronto, returns to Krakow after many years. He carries a baggage of difficult life experiences with him and has a plan for the coming future – tattooing.

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    Set of films:Potatoes / The Power of Resistance / Joko / Needle / All My Fucking Superheroes
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Nutcracker Girl

    dir. Michalina Musialik
    ANIM2023

    Christmas is the magic time when snow falls, the family gets together and toys become alive. On this special evening, a little girl can see her doll embark on a great adventure. The magic is gone the moment a wooden soldier puts his hand under the doll’s dress. A story about growing up and discovering carnality to the tune of Tchaikovsky’s ballet.

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    Set of films:Nutcracker Girl / The Miracle / Crazy Love / From You
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  • Of Caravan and The Dogs

    dir. Askold Kurov, Anonymous 1
    DOC2024

    In Russia, those who hail the truth are considered foreign intelligence agents. One example is journalists of Novaya Gazeta, which received the Nobel Peace Prize six months before the invasion of Ukraine. How to maintain independence when the screws are being put on even harder?

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  • Omar and Cedric: If This Ever Gets Weird

    dir. Nicolas Jack Davies
    DOC2023

    This film has the dynamics of progressive rock, the preferred genre of the cult American band Mars Volta for over twenty years. The film edited out of hundreds of hours of archival footage is a painfully honest portrayal of friendship, successes, transformations and failures.

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  • Only Day And Night

    dir. Grzegorz Brzozowski
    DOC2024

    In the pandemic, during the strict lockdown period, human contacts were limited. Online conversations became the most common way of communication. The director employed them to talk to people stuck alone at home, just like him. What were they afraid of? How were they doing?

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  • Only Day And Night [PL audio description]

    dir. Grzegorz Brzozowski
    DOC2024

    In the pandemic, during the strict lockdown period, human contacts were limited. Online conversations became the most common way of communication. The director employed them to talk to people stuck alone at home, just like him. What were they afraid of? How were they doing?

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  • On the 8th Day

    dir. Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, Théo Duhautois
    ANIM2023

    Seven days were needed to create the world, but one day was enough to destroy everything. The authors of this animated film invite the viewers to a beautiful land, woven of colourful yarn, full of animals and plants. Imperceptibly, darkness and gloom creep into this ideal world, gradually engulfing the fauna and flora.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Open Eyes

    dir. Qi Zhang
    FIC2023

    Residents of no other country have been so much experienced by the pandemic restrictions. In China, a quarantine meant not only a ban to leave your house but also a welded door. ‘Open Eyes’ is a film that settles accounts with this difficult period in an unexpected way by presenting a relatively young marriage trapped in isolation.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Otherland

    dir. Piotr Wysocki
    DOC2024

    Poland through the eyes of immigrants. Over the course of 10 years, we follow ups and downs of three characters who have moved to Warsaw from the smallest region of Russia, located in the Caucasus. They are of the same nationality, but their ambitions differ. How will their lives turn out in their new homeland?

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    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Potatoes

    dir. Marcin Podolec
    ANIM2023

    The list of the father’s expectations from his son makes the young boy feel insufficiently good. The situation changes when the son becomes a parent himself. Will he set the bar for his own child equally high? A charming animation about parenthood, unfulfilled ambitions and letting oneself err.

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    Set of films:Potatoes / The Power of Resistance / Joko / Needle / All My Fucking Superheroes
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Putin's Playground

    dir. Konrad Szołajski
    DOC2024

    Russia has been trying to rebuild its empire for years. Its invasion of Ukraine deprived us of our sense of security. A couple of documentary filmmakers from Poland embark on a journey to look for answers about threats for Central and Eastern Europe.

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  • Ready

    dir. Eirini Vianelli
    ANIM2023

    When distinguished representatives of the country look at you from paintings on the walls, you had better behave decently. Meanwhile, employees of the Greek parliament kill time with meaningless activities and behave like little children. Where are those who made great Greek history?

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    Set of films:Kawauso / Force and Courage, rise and decline of an Italian Football Club / Buzz of t…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Red Emma

    dir. Macha Ovtchinnikova
    FIC2023

    This miniature, set in two time realities, presents a biography and philosophy of an activist Emma Goldman (1869-1940). ‘The right to vote, or equal civil rights, may be good demands’ says the protagonist, ‘but true emancipation begins in a woman's soul.’ Has this idea become outdated or perhaps it resonates nowadays stronger than ever?

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Silent Panorama

    dir. Nicolas Piret
    ANIM2024

    Splashing of a stream, rustling of leaves, chirping of birds. Soon, the sounds of nature turn into the sounds of a tree being felled, a factory or a train. With consecutive sounds, more fragments of a picture are being revealed on a piece of paper. An interesting formal experiment, which makes us more aware of how man drowns out the peaceful life of nature.

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    Set of films:Moving Mountains / Abel / Emilio Barreto: Angels and Demons / Diamond Beauty / Silent…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Son of the Mullah

    dir. Nahid Persson
    DOC2023

    Ruhollah Zam, a persecuted journalist from Teheran, was forced to leave for France with his family, but even there he needs to live in conspiracy. The director accompanies him during remote work and in his everyday fear. It turns out that the international network of activists is infiltrated by the Iranian regime.

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  • Stay Homas. The Band That Shouldn't Exist

    dir. Oriol Gispert, Nick Bolger, Ramon Balagué
    DOC2024

    The trio from Barcelona helped many to survive the lockdown. The songs referring to the pandemic situation, which were recorded by Stay Homas at their balcony, went viral and brought them popularity all over the world. Eventually, they had to cease to be an online phenomenon only.

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  • Stimulants & Empathogens

    dir. Mateusz Pacewicz
    FIC2024

    Antek fell in love head over heels. The object of his affection is Kuba, a teenage drug dealer. The boys have nothing in common. How to initiate a meeting? Antek does not take drugs, but he is in love, so he continues to buy fixes. Eventually, the boys have a chance to spend a longer evening together. Can anything go wrong?

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    Set of films:Codex / Ends and Beginnings / Tiger Soup / Stimulants & Empathogens
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Submarine

    dir. Oliwia Zakrzewska
    DOC2024

    Oliwia is experiencing a maternity crisis. She is a young single mother who raises her two-year-old son. Struggling with depression, she tries to seek help in many different ways - at counselling centres, church or Tinder.

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    Set of films:Comme Des Cowboys / Submarine / Aha / Here for You / Do You Hear Me?
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • Suisunday

    dir. Tal Menkes
    FIC2024

    A rucksack suddenly falls from the edge of the table. No, it is not true. Nothing happens suddenly. The backpack started falling the moment it was put away by Naomi. Her gesture began the process whose result we could see. What happened in the case of Albert and what decision will he take when he stands above a dying bee?

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • There Will Be No Other End

    dir. Piotr Milczarek
    ANIM2024

    A depressing vision in which the end of the world is not spectacular and may arrive unnoticed. Humans are to blame for the failure – their stupidity, pride, thoughtlessness, lack of empathy and irresponsibility. A satire on contemporary society in five acts, which reveals human faults and weaknesses in a humorous way.

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    Set of films:Nabu / An Orange from Jaffa / Debtors / There Will Be No Other End
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • The Andersson Brothers

    dir. Johanna Bernhardson
    DOC2024

    A renowned Swedish director, Roy Andersson, had three brothers, but their lives parted dramatically at a certain time. A daughter of one of them, standing behind the camera, in both an intimate and uncompromising way, x-rays the family story marked by addictions and conflicts.

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  • The Gospel according to Ciretta

    dir. Caroline von der Tann
    DOC2024

    Ciretta lives in the streets of old Naples, primarily from theft and prostitution. He is also a street singer and a faithful adherent of the local Virgin Mary cult. In his company, we visit places where plebeian religiousness merges with cheerfulness and human solidarity.

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  • The Illustrated Woman

    dir. Isabel Herguera
    ANIM2023

    Ramia, Saadiya, Shubhashree and Samira are women with different experiences and dreams who meet at a henna tattoo workshop run by Isabel. Their stories in combination with the technique of collage and live henna tattoo design make a documentary animation which screams loud and clear for freedom and equality.

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    Set of films:Don Benjamín / How to Skin a Cheetah / Manual for a Divorce / Amma's Pride / Suisunda…
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06
  • The Mandala

    dir. Mikołaj Janik
    FIC2023

    In Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, a mandala is a mystical symbol of the universe. A wheel joins harmoniously with a square. In the same way, the present and the past, reality and a dream, are enlaced in the world of Łucja, a single mother. Harmony is becoming replaced by everyday mundane rehabilitation and a nightmare as if from another dimension.

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    Set of films:And Don't Call Me Crazy / The Mandala / Me, Monster / In My Hands / Honey Bunny
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  • The Miracle

    dir. Ewa Borysewicz
    FIC2024

    The life of a young man, a hedonist and a sinner, is turned upside down when his wife becomes pregnant. The protagonist tries to escape, but it does not bring him any comfort. To the contrary, it complicates his life even more. Combining animation with acting, the film borders on experimental cinema.

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    Set of films:Nutcracker Girl / The Miracle / Crazy Love / From You
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  • The Peter Plan

    dir. Grzegorz Pacek
    DOC2024

    Wracked with pain, a man flees our hyper-connected world to end his electro suffering.

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  • The Power of Resistance

    dir. Elżbieta Benkowska
    FIC2024

    Olga’s political idealism and hopes for a better future are put to the hardest of tests. The authoritarian, omniscient communist authorities are determined to break down the actress when her father is in hospital fighting for his life, while her husband is in prison. Olga needs to make a choice.

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    Set of films:Potatoes / The Power of Resistance / Joko / Needle / All My Fucking Superheroes
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  • The Shadow of Dawn

    dir. Olga Stalev
    ANIM2024

    A young girl rejects the advances of a lumberjack she met in the forest. Soon, she encounters Beast with a crow’s head and Shadow sets off to fight for her life. This magic story about love, rejection and hurt feelings is a puppet animation with impressive stage design and costume details.

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
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  • This Peculiar Day

    dir. Emilia Ondriasova
    FIC2023

    Martin has it all: his own art gallery, an intelligent wife, a nice apartment and an organised and settled life. This may be the core of the problem - his everyday life is overwhelmed by all-encompassing boredom or, simply, the mid-life crisis. He decides to face it in the most mature way: by running away.

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    Set of films:Red Emma / Inside San Isidro / Dark Cloud Memories / The Shadow of Dawn / Blank Page…
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  • Three Birds

    dir. Zarja Menart
    ANIM2024

    A girl visits a bird-woman to ask her how to deal with the problems bothering her. The strange older lady sends her on a journey inside herself, in which she is accompanied by three birds. Walking through a dark forest and murky reeds, entering a mysterious lake, the character experiences pain, fright and fear.

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    Set of films:Fahnenflucht / A Good Mind Grows in Thorny Places / Open Eyes / Abraham / Three Birds…
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  • Tiger Soup

    dir. Kacper Świtalski
    DOC2023

    A clash of grey communist reality with the American dream. A nostalgic story of Staś, a welder, who left Poland in the 1970s to start working in the biggest and oldest travelling circus in the world.

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    Set of films:Codex / Ends and Beginnings / Tiger Soup / Stimulants & Empathogens
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  • Where Russia Ends

    dir. Oleksiy Radynski
    DOC2024

    In 2022, during Russia’s on-going invasion of Ukraine, unknown film footage was discovered in Kiev. It is a testimony to the erased history of numerous imperialistic wars waged by Russia against its later colonies.

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    Set of films:Cry Me Through Hell / Where Russia Ends / Autism Plays Itself / Better This Way
    • Watch from 31.05 to 16.06