>>> POLISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS >>> SET I - WEDNESDAY 8.11.2017 / 16:00 - 18:00


The story about unexpected night visit and also about a teenager who has to face with something what he thought was just a fairy tale. czytaj więcej...


Portrait of a father, whose adult children live their own lives far away from him. Director follows his every day routine at the swimming pool, at work, at home and – first of all – he explores his emotions. It's a film about complicated relationships. czytaj więcej...


The protagonist of the film is a woman who trips and falls, while rushing around the house. She gets up, only to discover, that her home has unusual features – it is built from paradoxes, filled with illusions and covered with patterns.

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The main protagonist of The Gentle Giant is going to take part in a poetry contest. To gather up the courage to come out, he collects the memories from the entire life and fights his own demons. It's a film about one tiny step for mankind, one giant leap for a man. czytaj więcej...


Awareness of the ubiquitous system is the source of loneliness. It is not always a result of revelation, sometimes it's part of the plan. Each unit outside the system is for him both a threat and an impulse to evolution. Not always an individual can escape the fate. czytaj więcej...


Intimate, creative and visual documentary where couple of stories meet in one night. During that one night, people in a big city, troubled by loneliness, want to talk to someone. Some of them call 112, even if it is not really necessary, and others call the radio, where the speaker asks the question about the end of the world: what it means to each one of us. czytaj więcej...


An intimate portrait of a father and son relationship, in which both have high expectations towards each other. They do not always agree, but they can reach an understanding. czytaj więcej...

>>> POLISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS >>> SET II - WEDNESDAY 8.11.2017 / 18:20 - 20:10


A piano rescued by a student of the conservatoire – which was meant to reinforce a barricade in the Ukrainian Euromaidan – became a participant in and symbol of the revolution. The instrument drew together the fates of the film’s protagonists, each of whom faced a different choice, in an attempt to occupy with dignity their due place in this dramatic conflict. czytaj więcej...


The film is a story of one meeting, made in one shot. During just a few moments the lives of the two women who are complete strangers bump into each other. They meet for the first time when the younger tries to steal the handbag from the elder. But instead of solving the problem assisted by the police, the women make an exceptional arrangement. czytaj więcej...


‘Travelling’ is a violation of the rules that occurs when a player holding the ball moves one or both of his feet illegally. Justyna (15) has had it with her mother, who spends her life at parties trying to meet someone. When a new neighbour moves into her block, Justyna spends less and less time at home. A short and intense relationship will push her to grow up quickly.
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>>> POLISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS >>> SET III - WEDNEDSAY 8.11.2017 / 20:30 - 22:30


Stanislaw, being forty-something years old, takes his loved Zosia to a mysterious and romantic journey. He wants to propose to her in the city of love. He does not expect that the next nigth will become a nightmare of his life and meticulously planned trip will be far away from his expectations. A short story, maintained in the tragicomic tone, about there are no control of our fate, even when we think we have reached the fullness of happiness. czytaj więcej...


Film tells about an Ukrainian woman, who worked for Russian television during the war. Earned money she plans to spend on paying for the acting school in Poland. The film's action takes place during the entrance examinations. During the tasks she recalls the traumatic moments of the war. czytaj więcej...


Maks, a ten-year-old son of a hospital cleaning lady, gets caught red-handed stealing a wallet of one of the patients. The elderly man decides not to report the theft. Instead, he asks Maks to complete three tasks. They are going to prove much more difficult than Maks expects. czytaj więcej...


In a small Polish village called Ameryka, two teenage girls, Anka and Dżastina, dream of a better life. The inseparable friends, tired of their everyday life and problems at home, set off on a trip hitchhiking. With the innocent promise of adventure, things quickly start to get out of control. The events of a single night irrevocably change the relationship between the two girls. czytaj więcej...


The daily life of a certain social networking site account is solely based on the content posted by the owner. Unexpectedly, new photos stop appearing... czytaj więcej...

>>> POLISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS >>> SET IV - THURSDAY 9.11.2017 / 16:00 - 17:45


The Wizard of U.S. is a funny, ironic, animated collage, that refers to popular American story and shows how American dream comes true. Main theme contains insights and doubts of those who want to be “the emigration voice of their generation” and try their luck in Hollywood. czytaj więcej...


1. Any alteration in the structure or function of an organism by which it becomes better fitted to survive.
2. The process of change by which an organism becomes better suited to its environment and more resistant to outer stress.
3. The ability of eyesight to adjust to seeing in the dark. czytaj więcej...


Short document about the dying profession. czytaj więcej...


First joys and first disappointments of an 11-year- old Mały who goes with his father to visit his grandpa in Ukraine in the summer. A film about exploring the relations between the world of adults and the world of children. czytaj więcej...


The film follows the lives of two brothers : 14-year-old Mateusz and 13-year-old Łukasz, who live at a small mountain village in the South of Poland. Like many boys their age they have a dream - they want to be great football players.
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>>> POLISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS >>> SET V - THURSDAY 09.11.2017 / 18:00 - 20:00


Justyna, a young woman who’s the main protagonist in the film, buys a flat at a bailiff auction regardless the risk it may bring. When she wants to move in it turns out that the keys she was given do not fit the locks. A dream about a place of her own turns into a nightmare. czytaj więcej...


Marianna is an attractive 40-year-old woman who has just sued her parents in order to obtain a sex reassignment. Confronted with the idea of losing what she holds dearest to her – her family – she must face the chilling reminder of the sacrifices one takes to be themselves. czytaj więcej...


A warm look at a charming older couple living with memories and songs from their youth. czytaj więcej...


>>> Day 1 | 8.11.2017 (Wednesday)

KINOTEKA – Palace of Culture and Science – pl. Defilad 1 | HALL 3


WARSAW FILM SCHOOL – ul. Generała Zajączka 7 | CINEMA HALL (ground floor)


Jack’s Cinema – ul. Bracka 18

>>> Day 2 | 9.11.2017 (Thursday)

KINOTEKA – Palace of Culture and Science – pl. Defilad 1 | HALL 3


Jack’s Cinema – ul. Bracka 18

>>> Day 3 | 10.11.2017 (Friday)

KINOTEKA – Palace of Culture and Science – pl. Defilad 1 | HALL 4


WARSAW FILM SCHOOL – ul. Generała Zajączka 7 | CINEMA HALL (ground floor)


Jack’s Cinema – ul. Bracka 18

  • 22:00
    VHS Hell “Cy Warrior”, dir. G. De Rossi (1989)
  • 22:00
    JACK’S CINEMA Festival Club

>>> Day 4 | 11.11.2017 (Saturday)

KINOTEKA – Palace of Culture and Science – pl. Defilad 1 | HALL 4


Jack’s Cinema – ul. Bracka 18

>>> Day 5 | 12.11.2017 (Sunday)

KINOTEKA – Palace of Culture and Science – pl. Defilad 1 | HALL 3

  • 16.00 – 17.00
    meeting with the authors of the film
    “Silence of the Polish Lambs”, dir. Maciej Stuhr
  • 19:00
    The announcement of the results of The International Short Feature Film Competition
    The ceremony of Jan Machulski Polish Independent Film Awards
    Final of the Mazovian Script Contest Script Wars
  • 21.30 – 23.00
    Independent Music Videos Showing

JACK’S CINEMA – ul. Bracka 18

  • 21:30
    JACK’S CINEMA Festival Club