Short Films by Kieślowski Film School
26th March 2023 | 12:00 Noon
Nie ma spokoju / There is No Peace of Mind (Poland/Polish/2022/14mins)Dir.Karol Ulman. A middle-aged man hires a company to get transformed into a tree. The process is supervised by a doctor and a therapist to make sure that he is fully aware of the consequences and that his decision is not accidental.
Szukam / Hide and Seek (Poland/Polish/2022/8 mins )Dir. Karolina Belka. Hide and seek becomes something more than just a game. A little girl is no longer looking for her friends, but for missing love and warmth.
Soliloquium (Poland/Polish/2022/11 mins )Dir. Karolina Monwid-Olechnowicz. A surrealistic take on the power of human thoughts balancing on the border in an undefined space-time that is our psyche
Funeralia (Poland/ Polish/2022/ 16 mins)Dir. Bartłomiej Błaszczyński. K. wins a grave-digging contest, which he should not win. The organizers do not like this, so they teach him a lesson, depriving him of what was most important to him.
Dygot / Quiver (Poland/Polish/2022/13 mins )Dir. Joanna Rozniak. Justyna is a young dance student who fills her days with love, movement, and parties. One quiet night, a violent encounter disrupts her carefree life.
6. Dzieci i ryby / Out of Water (Poland/Polish/2022/13 mins )Dir. Gratian Piechula. Zosia is a 13-year-old hearing child of deaf adults. As she finds herself in the role of interpreter and intermediary between her deaf father and the rest of the world, things start to feel burdensome.
7. Okna / Windows (Poland/Polish/2022/ 3 mins )Dir. Julia Dziworska.The film is a chronicle made during a strict lockdown. A documentary record time of the pandemic. Lives of the inhabitants of a certain Warsaw bloc from perspective balconies and windows.
8. Afonia / Aphonia (Poland/Polish/2022/ 12 mins )Dir. Marta Z Nowak. A new boy arrives at a boarding school for deaf children. He does not speak, he cannot sign, and there is no contact with him. A deaf girl helps him find his way into the new world. They make a bond but soon it turns out that the boy doesn't fit in here either.The film features deaf and hard-of-hearing children.