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CARROT FIELD
Poland, 2016, 16’, Color, No Dialogues
Director: Kacper Zamarło
Production: Studio Xanf
Last weeks of the cold winter… A drab and desolated province… 7-year-old boy, left without proper care, is looking for a companion to play. Despised and ridiculed by his peers, he decides to build a snowman. The snowman becomes a”prosthesis” for a coveted friend.

 


HOW THE BLACK HOLE BEGINS
Poland, 2017, 04’26, Color, Polish
Director: Karolina Gołębiowska
Production: Academy of Art in Szczecin
A story about the dog Rulon, who, after consuming some mysterious food, starts to fly. He decides to fulfill his dreams and fly off into space, where he encounters a sea of sweets. Rulon cannot control his appetite. At some point, however, he starts to get lonely, so he decides to return home.

 


STONE
Poland, 2018, 04’49”, Color, Polish
Director: Marcin Ożóg
Music: Paśko & Zespół Co To

 


WITH THE ARTIST’S KIND PERMISSION
Poland, 2016, 10’10”, B&W, Polish
Director /Producer: Piotr Bosacki
In the film, Piotr Bosacki explains the phenomenon of the emergence of a work of art. The literary layer of the film, as usual in Bosacki’s works, balances between the Zbigniew Czapla
seriousness and mockery. On the one hand, we listen to a lecture on basic science. On the other hand, statements uttered by the author somehow banter with their own meaning.

 


CAT TOY
Poland, 2017, 00’55”, B&W, No Dialogue
Director: Fabian Kowalczuk
Production: UMCS
Animated epigram about cat’s fun …

 


STRANGE CASE
Poland, 2017, 13’30”, Color, English
Director: Production: Warsztat Filmowy
“What are we here for?” – the protagonist keeps asking this question incessantly, thinking about the meaning of a human life. In a freely-flowing stream of consciousness, he goes back to the experiences that had an impact on him: love, adolescence and events from contemporary history. A kaleidoscope of memories…

 


YOU ARE OVERREACTING
Poland, 2017, 3’52”, Color, Polish
Director: Karina Paciorkowska
Production: Film School in Lodz
An animated take on woman’s place in the contemporary world. Inspired by reality and the media.

 


FAIL
Poland/Spain, 2017, 05’05”, Color, English
Director: Wojciech Ostrycharz
Music: Lion Shephered

 


LITTLE GIANT
Poland 2017, 03’08”, Color, No Dialogue
Director: Maciej Dydyński
Music: LASY
A music video was inspired by the form and movement of liquids and micro scale, which resembles and brings the impression of the macro world…

 


IF YOU CAN…
Poland 2017, 01’14”, Color, English
Director: Hanna Rybak
Production: UMCS
Animated epigram inspired by the words of Winston Churchill …

 


OH MOTHER!
Poland 2017, 12’15”, B&W, No Dialogue
Director: Paulina Ziółkowska
Production: FUMI Studio/Film School in Lodz
Oh Mother!” is a story of a relationship between an overprotective mother and her son. It is a playful game of constant changes of social and family roles, age and sizes. The film tries to answer the question who is truly an adult and what does it mean.

 


COME ON KASIA – IT WON’T HARM YOU!
Poland 2017, 6’37”, Color, Polish
Director: Aleksandra Filipowicz & Konrad Ożgo
Production: PJATK
“Come on Kasia, it won’t harm you” tells a story about a few normal and common situations, that escalate into strange and absurdly humorous endings. It’s an animation about how we all are under permanent invigilation. But how much fun those who watch us are having?”

 


OHOHO
Poland 2017, 2’34”, Color, Polish
Director: Łukasz Rusinek
Music: Gooral

 


STARDUST
Poland 2018, 02’05”, Color, No Dialogue
Director: Elena Volozneva
Production: Nicolaus Copernicus Univerity in Torun
Iron powder mixed with car oil was used to carry out the work, which was then manipulated by means of a neodymium magnet placed under the animation table.

 


WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER EVER FEED PIGEONS
Poland 2017, 01’20”, B&W, Polish
Director: / Producer:: Agnieszka Świętek
Animated epigram about pigeons …