Dir. Dagmara Drzazga
Production: Telewizja Polska S.A. Oddział w Katowicach
Runtime: 50 min
The hero of the film is a composer Jan Sztwiertnia, born in Ustroń (Hermanice), who lived to be only 29. The one whose talent had been expected to “become too huge for Europe” was murdered in Mauthausen-Gusen in 1940. “Muzyka i cisza" (Music and Silence) was made in cooperation with students from the University of Silesia, the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music in Cieszyn.
Dir. Jan Zub
Production: Grupa Producencka YO! Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 50 min
"Between Moments" - an incredible story of Rajmund Karkosza, a chronicler of the Silesian reality. The documentary is a sentimental journey through old family film shots, full of personal anecdotes and experiences. At the same time, it does not avoid journalistic generalisations as well as political and social commentaries.
The last match of Ernest Pohl
Dir. Paweł Smolorz, Tomasz Smolorz, Wojciech Sarnowicz, Henryk Urbanek
Production: Antena Górnośląska Studio Programów i Filmów Telewizyjnych
Runtime: 50 min
A documentary story of a Polish football legend, Ernest Pohl. A sentimental journey through time, where statements delivered by his nearest and dearest are interspersed with historical photographs depicting the striker and thus create a simple and clear picture of his life.
Dir. Krzysztof Stasiak
Production: BMC Krzysztof Stasiak
Runtime: 30 min
“Tactum” is a documentary in which the image, music and dance form an integral whole to tell a story about feelings, emotions and passions of three main protagonists, each at a different age. The story constitutes an attempt on juxtaposing the world around us with the yearning for simple truths and rules.
Kuba i Śruba - Dwóch Jasiów i Małgosia
Dir. Bronisław Zeman, Marek Burda
Production: Studio Filmów Rysunkowych Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 12 min 30 s
The second episode of the “Kuba and Śruba” series, an animated story for children. This time the youngest viewers will be taken to the world of “Hansel and Gretel”, where a bad Witch will be waiting for them in her gingerbread cottage.
Dir. Ariel Folman
Production: Pandora Film Production, Opus Film Sp. z o.o., Bridgit VFilman Film Gang, Paul Thiltges Distributions, ARP Selection, Entre Chien et Loup
Runtime: 120 min
Country: Niemcy, Izrael, Polska, Belgia, Luksemburg, Francja
A futurological vision of the future where the real world is intertwined with the animated one. The film is loosely based on the novel “The Futurological Congress” by Stanisław Lem.
LOVE IN THE CITY OF GARDENS
Dir. Ingmar Villqist, Adam Sikora
Production: Magic Production Sp. z o.o.
Runtime: 100 min
A film representing the political fiction genre, which tells a story of love, betrayal and secrets, which are kept deep under wraps. It depicts the times when Upper Silesia was nicknamed “Shanghai of Europe” because of the region’s considerable economic growth and the income coming from the textile industry.
Dir. Wojciech Stupnicki
Production: Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich - Studio "Młodzi i Film" im. Andrzeja Munka
Runtime: 22 min.
A comedy describing a story of one wake in Silesia. Two brothers, who are waiters at the wake, use every opportunity to find a girlfriend for the younger of them.