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

Short fiction film competition – part VII

Short fiction film competition – part VII

FRIDAY, 08.03.2024, 10:00-11:50, (LOT CINEMA, st. POCZTOWA 11)


Mother and daughter are going to a funeral. The mother is taking away the coal furnace for scrap that day, and the daughter is wearing brown tights. The furnace turns out to be heavy and tights inadequate for the ceremony.

PL, 2023, 15:00, dir. Klaudia Fortuniak, prod. Agata Golańska – Film School in Łódź


Lera has been living in Berlin since the outbreak of war in Ukraine. One day she decides to return to Kiev. On the way, she learns that members of her family are not in the city and that they will return the next day. She spends the day waiting for her loved ones in the company of her friend.

PL/UKR, 2023, 15:29, dir. Anastasiia Solonevych, Damian Kocur, prod. Piotr Steczek

As It Was 1


Amid the hustle and bustle of the Bałuty district in Łódź, a young man gets lost in the grind of part-time jobs and masks his true self. Harsh words and rough streets fill his days until one person makes him realize there’s something more. Together they roam the city on the scooter, sharing meals and moments before it’s time to say goodbye.

PL, 2023, 17:30, dir. Ming-Wei Chiang, prod. Agata Golańska – Film School in Łódź


On this hot summer day, 17-year-old Nayla is faced with the same dilemma every Lebanese youngster is faced with today – to leave or to stay. Two men in her life have set ideas about it, but both might wake up to a surprise.

CZE/LBN, 2023, 19 :00, dir. Leila Basma, prod. Natália  Pavlove



Justyna is a young dance student who fills her days with love, movement and parties. One quiet autumn night, her carefree life is disrupted by a violent encounter.

PL, 2022, 13:52, dir. Joanna Różniak, prod. Krystyna Doktorowicz – Kieślowski Film School


Michal finds his way back to his birth village due to the death of his father. He meets neighbor Ruda, who claims to be his father’s friend and is interested in buying land after deceased father. Michal has to deal not only with property that he inherited, but also to face unhealed wounds from his childhood.

CZE, Dědictví, 2023, 18:52, dir. Matei Norbert Mlinarcsik, prod. Miloň Terč – FAMO V PISKU

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