Today, the third edition of Kiev short film festival starts. In this year's programme, there is a special screening of Polish short films, called "Polish Shorts".

The viewers of the Kiev festival will watch four Polish films made in the last two years. The programme includes three feature films - the award-winning "The Big Leap" by Kristoffer Rus, "The Hamster" by Bartek Ignaciuk, frequently shown at festivals abroad and the diploma film by Mateusz Głowacki, "Killing Auntie", made in Radio and Television Faculty at the University of Silesia in Katowice. In addition, within the frames of the screening, the viewers will watch also the latest documentary film by Marcin Janos Krawczyk, entitled "Mother 24/7". The screening is held on Saturday, 24 May at 3 p.m. in the cinema Kinopanorama.

Apart from the prestigious festival MOLODIST, which this year is held for the 44th time, Kiev Short Film Festival is one of the most important events in Ukraine dedicated to short film. This year, during the four days of screenings, the audience will watch 150 films, making up 25 thematic blocks. Apart from the special screenings of Polish films, the viewers in Kiev will also discover the best short films produces in Iceland, Denmark and Greece.  

The Polish programme was created in co-operation with Krakow Film Foundation.

This year's edition takes place from 21st to 25th May.

You can read more about KISFF here