START PROJECTS 2019
dir.: Tomasz Szołtys, prod.: Natalia Grzegorzek – Koskino
The story of two brothers and their transformation from small boys into young men. How do they shape their manhood? What makes them become who they finally become?
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 Drożdż, 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.
dir.: Maria Magriel, prod.: Katarzyna Gontarczyk – Innovation Institute
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.: Katarzyna Wiśniowska, prod.: Tomasz Morawski – HAKA Films
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.
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?
LITTLE BIG TOMEK
dir.: Barbara Białowąs, prod.: Anna Zajączkowska
A man in a boy’s body. This is the story of 26-year-old Tomasz, who suffers from a very unusual disease. His mind develops normally, but the body has stopped at the age of 10.
MISS OF POLAND
dir.: Jana 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
A film portrait of Barbara Hulanicki, a visionary, fashion revolutionary, founder of the legendary Biba store in London. A story of a woman who was ahead of her time.
dir.: Martyna Peszko, prod.: Katarzyna Tymusz
This film takes a bold, fearless look at people with disabilities. The ability to communicate with ‘others’, the capacity for empathy, tolerance and being able to look at them as ‘normal’.
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.
PROJEKTY GO 2019
BUTTERFLY CHILD EFFECT
dir.: Jarosław Szmidt, prod.: Kamil Przełęcki – Cineo Studio
A story about exceptional strength and hope, thousands of people, joined by empathy and the need to save the little „Butterfly” child – the 7-year-old Zuzia suffering from skin disease.
DANCE WITH ME, DAD
dir.: Malgorzata Goździk, prod.: Joanna Zielińska, Magdalena Puzmujźniak – Big Wave Films
In a need to change a distant relationship with a grumpy dad, an adult daughter invites him to take a Lindy Hop dancing course together. She gets her dad out of his comfort zone.
HERBERT, DESPITE EVERYTHING!
dir.: Rafael Lewandowski, prod.: Maria Blicharska – Donten & Lacroix Film
Herbert was not only a poet: he embodied opposition against the communism and moral authority, defending values deep-rooted in the European Culture. He was also a human who faced extreme emotions.
dir.: Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała, prod.: Agnieszka Wasiak – Lava Films
Vaulting is like the circle of life – when you are little you can just fly but when you grow up you must start to carry. A portrait of different stages of womanhood.
dir.: Leszek Gnoiński, prod.: Jarosław Talacha, Wojciech Dobrogojski – Ateńska
A film about A. Dziubek, who at the age of 17 fled from communist Poland. He settled in Norway, where he founded rock bands DePress and Holy Toy. The highlander from Orava became a star in Scandinavia
dir.: Paweł Chorzępa, prod.: Dominika Mandla – Munk Studio, Polish Filmmakers Association, Joanna Dobrzańska
An 18-year-old boy, after leaving the orphanage, comes back to his father to start a fight for a new, happy life.
NO HERO AT ALL
dir: Michał Kawecki, prod.: Maria Siniarska – Unlimited Film Operations
A sometimes darkly comical documentary tale about an unusual sportsman whose toxic relationship with his family is more of an obstacle in his pursuit of Olympic gold than his lack of arms and legs.
dir: Łukasz Kowalski, prod.: Łukasz Kowalski, Anna Mazerant – 4:30 Picture
A couple of eccentric businesspeople runs the biggest pawn shop in Silesia. When their finances collapse and love begins to die, they set out to fight their hardest life battle.
THE ANTARCTIC SYNDROME
dir.: Piotr Jaworski, prod.: Janusz Skałkowski, Kamil Skałkowski – Kalejdoskop Film
The forgotten, pioneering experiment of psychologist Dr. Terelak, who studied limits of human psyche under the conditions of the Antarctic isolation.
dir.: Aleksandra Skowron, prod.: Mirosław Skowron – Mediolia
It’s a film about a girl who lost her home and her friends and tried to find it all during an adventure that brought her to a moon base.
dir.: Tomasz Knittel , prod.: Tomasz Knittel, Maciej Puczyński – STRIKTFILM, OMPRODUCTIONS
Austere, intimate portrait of the society of the community of neighbors. „Zlota” is a story about looking for your own place and painful study of the relationship.