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  • School nr 3

    Duration: 115 mins. Year of production: 2016 Country of production: Ukraine Director: Georg Genoux, Leisaveta Smith “One year ago, I found out that life isn’t fair. And I still think that.” In familiar environment of their everyday life, thirteen young people talk about things that are important for them, about experiences, which changed their lives, about their first love, […]

  • Man in his 40 Chooses to Smuggle

    Duration: 56 min. Year of production: 2009 Country of production: Poland, Congo Director: Marcin Momoń Abundance, mystery, magic, and at the same time hunger, war, genocide: Congo. This is where the diamonds on European stock markets come from. No one asks, how much blood was shed in order to sell them. Is there still some space […]

  • When Elephants Fight

    Duration: 90 min. Year of production: 2015 Country of production: USA, Kongo, Rwanda, Canada Director: Michael Ramsdell The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to some of the richest deposits of increasingly desired by the Western consumer electronics minerals – including copper and coltan. Instead of improving the quality of life of the poorest nations on earth, […]

  • Hotel Sahara

    Duration: 85 min. Country of production: Germany Year of production: 2008 Director: Bettina Haasen A dead-straight, endless road leading to nowhere. And at the end of the road: Nouadhibou, a town in the West African country Mauritania, bordered by the ocean on one side and the Sahara Desert on the other. A bleak and inhospitable […]

  • War Child

    Duration: 93 min. Year of production: 2008 Country of Production: USA Director: Christian Karim Chrobog Producer: Afshin Molavi Music: Charlie Barnett Left home at the age of seven, one year later I’m carryin’ an AK-47.” His electrifying music crackles with both pain and hope. For hip hop artist Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier in Sudan’s brutal civil […]

  • Agnieszka Lichnerowicz 

    Polish journalist, radio reporter in Tok FM, where she hosts “Światopogląd” (Eng. World View) audition. She graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics. In her work as a journalist, she specialises in international affairs. She reported on Andrzej Poczobut trial. She cooperated with Polish non-governmental organisations, she trained among others a group of journalists from […]

  • Małgorzata Wabińska

    A producer and founder of the production company Entertain Pictures, specialising in documentaries with cross-media potential. A graduate of Film and TV Production Faculty at National Film School in Lodz, Creative Producers Programme at Andrzej Wajda School as well as of Marketing and Marketing Strategy at Warsaw School of Economics. She also studied Econometrics at […]

  • Rafał Kostrzyński (UNHCR)

    Since 2012, a spokesperson for the UNHCR Representation in Poland – the UN agency providing legal protection for refugees. Prior to that, he was working as a journalist, reporter and press photographer for almost 15 years. He collaborated with i.a. Radio Zet, BBC World Service, the “Rzeczpospolita” journal and the “Przekrój” magazine, where he was […]

  • dr Dorota Heidrich

    dr Dorota Heidrich, a graduate of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science (now the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies) as well as of postgraduate studies in developing countries in the Institute of Regional and Global Studies, both in the University of Warsaw. She hold a Ph.D. in Political Science. Since 1 October […]

  • The Map To Paradise James Sherwood

    James Sherwood is a director, cinematographer and editor, who grew up in the film and television industry with the dream to become an underwater cinematographer. He has a Bachelor of Marine Science from James Cook University, holds a PADI Divemaster certificate, and has spent the last six years making short conservation documentaries about the land […]

  • The Map To Paradise Danielle Ryan

    Is a director, producer, writer and editor. In 2011, she convinced film and post-production expert, James Sherwood, to join her on her adventure, leading the way as a journalist and producer to secure a story about child labour in Nicaragua, which aired on Dateline SBS. Seven years later, the duo has won eight film festival […]

  • Shadows Of The Empire

    Duration: 76 min. Country od production: Poland Year of production: 2018 Film original language: russian, ukrainian, armenian Website: Facebook Director: Karol Starnawski Pictures: Filip Drożdż Editing: Paweł Kowalik Sound: Grzegorz Różycki, Piotr Domaradzki Music: Michał Drabczyk Producer: Studio Filmowe KADR Investors: Polish Film Institute Although the Soviet Union disappeared from the world maps 30 years ago, the characters from the Nagorno Karabakh, Ukraine and […]

  • Ice on Fire

    Duration: 94 min. Country od production:  USA Year of production: 2019 Film original language: angielski, polski Director: Leila Conners Produced by Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio, George DiCaprio and Mathew Schmid and directed by Leila Conners, Ice on Fire is an eye-opening documentary that focuses on many never-before-seen solutions designed to slow down our escalating environmental crisis.The […]

  • Humanity On Trial Jonas Bruun

    Jonas Bruun began working with documentary films as an intern at Danish Documentary Production. He subsequently worked in a variety of capacities at some of the most prominent Danish productions companies in the field of documentary filmmaking such as Hansen & Pedersen Film, Danish Documentary Production and Moving Documentary. He made his debut as a […]

  • Memory Is Our Homeland Jonathan Durand

    Before spending several years working as an educator and community development worker in Canada, South Africa, and Mozambique, Jonathan Durand studied Political Science and Philosophy at McGill. Since 2009, he has been living and working as a documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and photographer in Montreal, while researching and producing “Memory Is Our Homeland”, his first feature-length […]

  • Memory Is Our Homeland

    Duration: 90 min. Country of production: Canada, Belarus Year of production: 2018 Film original language: English, Polish Website: https://memoryisourhomeland.com/ Director: Jonathan Durand Pictures: Jonathan Durand Editing: Catherine Villeminot Music: Mikael Tobias Producer: Jonathan Durand, Frederic Bohbot From 1942 to 1952, more than 18,000 Polish women and children lived across Africa as World War II refugees. […]

  • The Curse Of AbundanceEwa Ewart

    Ewa Ewart is a journalist and an award-winning filmmaker who specialises in ground breaking and influential documentaries. She was born and raised in Poland, but she has spent most of her career based at the BBC TV in London, England. She has travelled and worked in many countries of the world, producing and directing programmes […]

  • The Curse of Abundance

    Duration: 69 min. Country of production: Polska Year of production: 2018 Film original language: English, Spanish Website: http://klatwaobfitosci.pl Director: Ewa Ewart Pictures: Mateusz Kruszelnicki, Maciej Grubiak Editing: Robert Ciodyk Music: Szymon Nidzworski Producer: Piotr i Sylwia Krupa Inwestors: Polish Film Institute In 2007, Ecuador, a South American oil rich country, launched a daring initiative to […]

  • Diagnosis Ewa Podgórska

    Ewa Podgórska – A graduate of the National Film School in Lodz, Cultural Studies at the University of Lodz and the DOK PRO Documentary Program at the Wajda School. Participant of Docu Talents from the East in Karlovy Vary, scholarship holder of the Polish Film Institute. Her medium-length documentary JAJKO I KURA about the difficult […]

  • Diagnosis

    Duration: 88 min. Country of production: Poland Year of production: 2019 Film original language: Polish Subtitles: English Director: Ewa Podgórska Producer: Małgorzata Wabińska Pictures: Marek Kozakiewicz Editing: Piasek & Wójcik Music: Bartek Tyciński, dj Lenar Sound director: Marcin Lenarczyk Sound: Anna Rok, Piotr Pliszka Co-producer: Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej Co-producers: EC1 Łódź – Miasto Kultury, […]

  • ZłotaTomasz Knittel

    Tomasz Knittel – director of documentaries, feature films and short film forms. Creator of the famous “Elektro_sonda” futuristic musical film with the participation of leading Polish electronics bands (including Kamp, Rysy, Bokka). His documentaries included, among others: FROM PODSEREDNIEJE WITH LOVE (2015 r.) – a multi-narrative story about the inhabitants of the Russian village of […]

  • O Zwierzętach i Ludziach Łukasz Czajka

    Łukasz Czajka – Born in Warsaw. A graduate of the Wajda School. He graduated from Political Sciences at the University of Warsaw and the Center for Latin American Studies. He gained experience as a TV reporter, as well as the originator and creator of video games that have been translated into several languages. From the […]

  • Of Animals and Men

    Duration: 58 min. Country of production: Poland Year of production: 2019 Film original language: polish Director: Łukasz Czajka Producer: Anna Wereda – Autograf Co-producers: TVP S.A., Mazowiecki Instytut Kultury, Mazowiecki i Warszawski Fundusz Filmowy, Filmoteka Narodowa – Instytut Audiowizualny, Narodowe Centrum Kultury, MX35 Co-financing: Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej, Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego, Urząd Marszałkowski […]

  • In Touch Paweł Ziemilski

    Paweł Ziemilski born in 1981, a graduate of the National Film School in Lodz and the Wajda School in Warsaw. Nominated for IDFA awards for the documentary film ROGALIK (2012 r.), also awarded, among others at: Zagreb Dox Festival, Alcine Festival (Main Award), festivals in Oberhausen, Beijing, Bucharest, Cracow and others. In addition to directing, […]

  • In Touch

    Duration: 62 min. Country of production: Poland, Iceland Year of production: 2019 Film original language: Polish Website: www.intouchdoc.com Director: Paweł Ziemilski Pictures: Filip Drożdż Editing: Dorota Wardęszkiewicz Sound: Piotr Kubiak Music: Arni Valur Kristinsson, Martina Bertoni Producers: NUR, Łukasz Długołęcki, Haukur M Inwestors: Polish Film Institute, Icelandic Film Centre, Marshal of Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship – Gustaw […]

  • Shadows Of The EmpireKarol Starnawski

    Karol Starnawski – director and screenwriter. A graduate of Film Directing at Film School in Lodz. The author of a dozen of short feature and documentary films. A director of many commercials and music videos. An assistant director in the film by Jan P. Matuszyński, „Ostatnia rodzina”. Currently he is working on a full-length documentary […]

  • The Map To Paradise

    Duration: 95 min. Country of production: Australia Year of production: 2018 Film original language: english Website: https://memoryisourhomeland.com/ Director: Danielle Ryan, James Sherwood From Executive Producer Martin Sheen, THE MAP TO PARADISE is an adventure-filled and spectacularly gorgeous tale about the birth of the global movement to protect the sea. From underwater worlds of ice to […]

  • Mosul

    Duration: 88 min. Country of production: UK Year of production: 2017 Film original language: Arabic Directors: Olivier Sarbil, James Jones Producer: James Jones In October 2016, an elite team of Iraqi Special Forces was tasked with leading the fight to defeat ISIS in Mosul. It was the beginning of a brutal battle of attrition that […]

  • On Presidents Orders | MosulOlivier Sarbil

    Olivier Sarbil is an award-winning French documentary Director and Emmy-winning Cinematographer based in London. Over the past decade, Olivier has covered conflicts and critical social issues across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America. With strong visual storytelling, Olivier’s films are intimate and human, conveying emotions through beautiful and cinematic imagery. Olivier is […]

  • Lisbon Beat

    Duration: 65 min. Country of production: Portugal Year of production: 2019 Film original language: portuguese Website: www.terratreme.pt/projects/lisbon-beat Director: Vasco Viana, Rita Maia Pictures: Vasco Viana Editing: Claudia Oliveira Sound: Rita Maia Producer: Terratreme A journey around Lisbon’s suburbs through the lives of a handful of musicians establishing their place to exist in a city of […]

  • Lisbon Beat Rita Maia

    Best known as an international club DJ and broadcaster at Gilles Peterson Worldwide FM, Rita Maia is also a curator, record collector and creative director. Originally from Lisbon with a family background from Goa – India and based in London most of her adult life, 2018 saw her radio show Migrant Sounds travel to stages […]

  • Lisbon Beat Vasco Viana

    Vasco studied cinematography, sound and image at E.T.I.C. (Escola Técnica de Imagem e Comunicação, Lisboa) and at E.S.A.D. (Escola Superior de Artes e Design, Caldas da Rainha). He graduated in Cinema – Image and Screenplay at E.S.T.C. (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema) in 2005. He worked as assistant cinematographer in dozens of short and […]

  • HurdleMichael Rowley

    Michael Rowley – Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, U.S. Michael Rowley is an emerging documentary filmmaker from Dallas, Texas who aims to document underrepresented stories in an effort to bring awareness, equity and justice to an interconnected and global society. Rowley’s documentary feature directorial debut, Hurdle (2019), was the recipient of Austin Film Society’s North Texas […]

  • Hurdle

    Duration: 87 min. Country od production: United States Year of production: 2019 Film original language: Arabic, English, Hebrew Website: www.hurdlefilm.com Director: Michael Rowley Pictures: Michael Rowley Editing: Michael Rowley Sound: Eric Thompson – www.Honeymix.nyc In the shadow of a wall stands a New generation of Palestinian. With defiantcreativity, they prove that no matter theheight of […]

  • War Of Art Tommy Gulliksen

    Tommy Gulliksen’s background as a political and current affairs-journalist has resulted in over 20 documentaries during his working years at broadcaster TV2, and production companies Dokumentaravdelingen and Norsk Fjernsyn AS. He has been awarded six and nominated for several Norwegian Emmys (Gullruten) and won the Nymphe D´Or in Monte Carlo for the documentary “Terror Island” […]