POLISH SHORT FILMS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN MARCH
Festival life awakens with the coming spring. Our short films will be screened at the Tampere Film Festival in Finland, Febiofest in Slovakia, Kaboom in the Netherlands, Athens Animafest in Greece, and many more. Be sure to check out where else will international audiences get to see Polish productions.
Three festivals have started at the beginning of March. The first one is the Female Tracks Film Festival in Germany with a screening of Natalia Krawczuk's Metro. The second one is the Women's International Film Festival Nigeria WIFFEN with in-competition appearances of Klaudia Kęska's Last Days of Summer, Gabriela Federowicz's Anatomy Lesson, and Katarzyna Sikorska's The Gap is Always Third. The third one is the Watersprite Film Festival in the UK whose audience and jurors will see Mother's Day. The film by Patryk Kaflowski will also be presented at the FAMA Fest Festival de Arte y Medio Ambiente in Mexico.
In the second half of the month, you'll get to see The Moon by Tomek Popakul and The Visit by Mateusz Jarmulski at the Tampere Film Festival. Tricky Women International Animation Film Festival is taking place in the same timeframe. The competition of the Austrian festival will include Toothless by Andrea Guizar and Impossible Figures and Other Stories I by Marta Pajek.
Five Polish short films will be screened at IFF Febiofest Bratislava in Slovakia. Papa by Maryia Yakimovich, Metro by Natalia Krawczuk, Submission by Michał Ciechomski, The Last Whistle by Karol Lindholm, and Plantarium by Tomasz Ducki will all be competing for its awards, while the last film will also be screened at Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ Short Film Festival. The audience at Athens Animafest will get to see a total of nine Polish animated films. The following films were invited to the Greek festival's competition: Insect by Marcin Podolec, Tide by Marcin Giżycki, Impossible Figures and Other Stories I by Marta Pajek, Dog's Field by Michalina Musialik, A Brief History of Us by Etgar Keret, The End of Another Civilization of Arrogance by Małgorzata Rybak, Autumn Leaves by Wojciech Ostrycharz, and two films by Bartek Kędzierski – Out of This World and Space Kick.
The Ismailia International Film Festival starts in the second half of the month. The program of the Egyptian festival will include 98 kg by Izabela Plucińska, First Last Summer by Nastazja Gonera, and The Visit by Mateusz Jarmulski. In turn, Tomasz Wolski's Problem will be screened at the Festival L'Europe Autour de l'Europe.
Stagnant by Konrad Kultys, I'm Here by Julia Orlik, and Vyraj by Agnieszka Nowosielska can be found in the program of Germany's International Shortfilm Week Regensburg. Three Polish animated films will be screened at Kaboom Animation Festival. In the Netherlands, viewers will see Anastazja Naumenko's We Hope You Won't Need to Come Back, Julia Siuda's Fury, and Marcin Podolec's Insect. Siuda's film has also been given the spotlight at REGARD – Festival international du court métrage au Saguenay in Canada. Andrzej Jobczyk and his animated film Airborne will also be competing for awards at this festival.
A complete list of festival screenings is available here.