The focus of this year’s festival is on Poland. As well as a programme of films from Poland, the results of the cross-border film workshop Poetic Encounters will also be presented.
Sa 20.10. 17:00 Saal 1 Rpt So 21.10. 15:00 Saal 3
This programme dips into Poland’s poetic and films worlds with scurrilous and breathtaking animations as well as painterly documentaries and feature films.
In cooperation with the Polish Institute Berlin. Sponsored by the Foundation for German-Polish Cooperation
KRASICKI – RELOADED
Maciej Majewski – Polen 2007 9:00 min polnisch / Engl. Sub. Gedichte: The Child and the Father, The insubordinate oxen, Children and frogs Ignacy Krasicki
A bizarre adaptation of old Polish poems.
I AM FAR AWAY
Tushar Prakash – Polen 2010 11:00 min polnisch, hindi / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: o.T. Janesevsky
A description of a post-apocalyptic and industrial city in Poland. The conquest of cultural alienation by the ability to find beauty in commonplace things.
Wiola Sowa – Polen 2007 13:00 min onomatopoetisch Gedichte: Pamikowska, Wojaczék, Lipsiva
Women of three generations are joined by common bonds and feelings.
Sofia Bohdanowicz, Joanna Durkalec – Kanada 2011 9:25 min polnisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: Dundas Street Zofia Bohdanowiczowa
Exploring the flaws and the humanity of Dundas Street, the immigrant creates a spiritual connection with a fruit merchant.
Lukasz Twarkowski – Polen 2011 9:45 min polnisch / Engl. Sub. Gedicht: Poetic Fairy Tale Anka Herbut
The rough passage from a blurred childhood into a defined individual implies crossing and extending one’s own boundaries.
THE LOST TOWN OF SWITEZ
Kamil Polak – Polen 2010 21:00 min Gedicht: Switez Adam Mickiewicz
A coach battles through the dark forests of 19th century Poland. The next day, stunned, but alive, he is pulled out of a lake.