POLISH SHORT FILMS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN APRIL
April will start slowly for Polish short films, but the second half of the month will see a flurry of our productions at numerous major European events.
The Easter holidays fell at the beginning of April, resulting in fewer events at this time. However, an exception is Renata Gąsiorowska's Pussy, which will be screened at the 2ANNAS Invitation Riga International Short Film Festival in Latvia.
The key European events that feature Polish short films will take place in the second half of the month. A total of six Polish animated films are included in the program of FILMFEST DRESDEN International Short Film Festival. Katarzyna Miechowicz's Headprickles has been selected for the competition section, while the remaining sections will present Natalia Durszewicz's Beasts Among Us, Marta Magnuska's Misaligned, Izabela Plucińska's 98 kg, Julia Siuda's Fury, and Maria Nitek's Hierophany. The second to last title will also be presented to audiences and jurors at the US-based Atlanta Film Festival.
Three Polish animated films have been invited to the competitive program of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. The audience at the German festival will get the chance to watch Misaligned, Headprickles, and Hierophany. The second film is also going to visit the Brussels Short Film Festival. The program of the Belgian event includes Airborne by Andrzej Jobczyk as well as three short fiction films – Damian Kosowski's The Creature, Michał Toczek's A Dead Marriage, and Stagnant by Konrad Kultys. The animated film directed by Jobczyk will also travel to the United Kingdom for the Europe in Shorts Festival, while Toczek's short film will make its way to South Korea for the Busan International Short Film Festival.
Another German festival will take place at the end of April and beginning of May. The prestigious International Short Film Festival Oberhausen has invited Kasia K. Pieróg's animated film Sister to its competitive section.
You can find the full list of festival screenings here.