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

Short fiction film competition – part I

Short fiction film competition – part I

WEDNESDAY, 06.03.2024, 11:00-13:05 (LOT CINEMA, st. Pocztowa 11)
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Teenagers Anna and Josef have grown up in a strict religious sect. When the whole group gathers by a forest lake to perform a baptism, Anna and Josef decide to run away. They disappear into the forest, but soon find out that they are totally unprepared for life outside the borders of their community.

CZE, Osmý den, 2023, 19:59, dir. Petr Pylypčuk, prod. Ondřej Šejnoha – FAMU, Kryštof Burda


Teenage Alex is the only girl in a boys’ ice-hockey team, coached by her father Michal. She is a tough player, rather than a young woman or a daughter, and her surroundings treat her accordingly. But it starts bothering her, as she is in love with one of her teammates.

CZE, 2022, 19:50, dir. Elvira Dulskaia, prod. Julietta Sichel, Rozálie Brožková


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Ó is an immigrant outsider who seeks friendship with poor results. Eliza becomes intensely stimulated and nothing pleases her anymore.
Together they set out in search of something really strong.

PL, 2023, 30:00, dir. Hubert Patynowski, prod. Ewa Jastrzębska, Jerzy Kapuściński – Studio Munka 


A young married couple with two pre-teen kids takes a weekend trip to a large amusement park. In the hotel room, the woman discovers that her husband had a suicide attempt. He convinces her to hide the truth from the kids and to carry on with their holidays.

PL, 2023, 29:00, dir. Szymon Waćkowski, prod.  Ewa Jastrzębska, Jerzy Kapuściński – Studio Munka




Maya, who is staying with her daughter in a Ukrainian shelter at the beginning of the Russian invasion, is looking for them to go somewhere safe.

PL, 2023, 13:30, dir. Artem Rachkleyuk, prod. Agata Golańska – Film School in Łódź


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