27. International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA 04 – 10.03.2024 / Jelenia Góra / Poland

Short documentary film competition – part I 2022

Short documentary film competition – part I

TUESDAY, 08.03.2022,  12:00-14:00, LOT CINEMA, ul. Pocztowa 11
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Amal, Yamila, Touré, Abigail, Akram, Amine… Through their faces, their eyes, and their stories, we want to have a look at the current reality of immigration in the Mediterranean.

ESP, Mar Nuestro, 2021, 23:00, dir. Álvaro López Soriano, Franz Blanco, prod. Álvaro López Soriano



Tunis, November 2019. A group of women is gathered at Saïda’s, the hairdresser, on the eve of the presidential election. The salon is transformed into a town square, mirroring the country’s internal turmoil. We get an intimate look at the county’s teenage democracy in this female sanctuary.

CAN, 2020, 19:04, dir. Sarra El Abed, prod. Isabelle Grignon-Francke – Club Vidéo


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The film Mensch Horst takes viewers inside the life of Horst Baitz, a member of the long-term unemployed who has recently been forced into early retirement. Horst’s everyday life is representative of the lives led by many people who live on the margins of society. Their stories too often remain untold.

D, 2021, 44:06, dir. Mo Rhozyel, prod. Sven Bratschke, Julia Waldschmitt



Sara is 26 years old and has suffered from anorexia for eight years. She currently weighs 36 kilograms, but this is her highest weight in a very long time. Counting calories obsessively and weighing every food was an integral part of Sara’s life. After many years, due to her desire to start a family, she decided to start treatment in a closed institution.

PL, 2021, 25:44, dir. Wiktoria Niewiadomska, prod. Maciej Ślesicki – Warsaw Film School


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