Postponed due to a pandemic, the 16th KINOFILM Festival returns May 10-16. During the festival, as many as 10 productions of the Warsaw Film School, which were already in the official selection last year, will be presented. The event will be held online.
The screenings in the Polish Shorts section:
HIGH HEELS – dir. Juan Alejandro Bermudez
A man gets trapped between the unspoken crisis in his marriage and his fixation with women’s legs.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Juan Alejandro Bermudez DOP: Grzegorz Tatar EDITING: Juan Alejandro Bermudez, Grzegorz Tatar SOUND: Łukasz Klimczak MUSIC: Andrzej Lewocki PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
WIKI – dir. Veronica Andersson
Wiki is an autistic girl, facing a harsh future living with her alcoholic mother. And then she meets Mateusz, a huge fan of Warsaw city buses, who brings some sunshine back into her life.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Veronica Andersson DOP: Mats Helgesson EDITING: Mats Helgesson SOUND: Marek Mogilski, Rafał Kłosiewicz PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
ON THE WEB – dir. Katarzyna Babicz
Michal is addicted to pornography. Exploring the world of internet web cams he meets Diana, a cyber prostitute. Intrigued and fascinated, he starts to stalk her.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Katarzyna Babicz DOP: Mateusz Klimek EDITING: Krzysztof Nieradko SOUND: Katarzyna Perzyna MUSIC: Marcin Cyronek PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
AISHA – dir. Piotr Łukasiak
A young woman washed up on the beach creates tensions among a family of fishermen.
DIRECTOR: Piotr Łukasiak SCRIPT: Paweł Hercog DOP: Piotr Łukasiak EDITING: Karolina Nadolna SOUND: Małgorzata Czuro MUSIC: Małgorzata Czuro PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
THREE YEARS. 1 NIGHT – dir. Bartosz Jakub Jasiński
Two dimensions of the same love story.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Bartosz Jakub Jasiński DOP: Witold Popiołek EDITING: Sebastian Walczak, Bartosz Jakub Jasiński SOUND: Max Samulak, Aleksandra Konik, Krzysztof Biarda MUSIC: Anna Krstajić PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
MOTORCYCLE – dir. Krzysztof Chodorowski
New in town, seventeen year old Wojtek tries to gain acceptance of his peers by taking part in a motorcycle race.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Krzysztof Chodorowski DOP: Michał Stańczyk EDITING: Julia Muszyńska SOUND: Mateusz Weigl PRODUCER: Maciej Ślesicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
CLIFFS OF INFATUATION – dir. Tomasz Kurlej
A single mother tries to find a husband for her daughter with the help of a local priest. But she falls in love with one of the candidates herself…
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Tomasz Kurlej DOP: Kajetan Kasprowicz EDITING: Paweł Lichota, Tomasz Kurlej, Ignacy Fitzet SOUND: Mateusz Ruciński PRODUCER: Maciej Śleiscki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
DREAMLAND – dir. Natasza Parzymies
A 19-year-old boy takes up a job at a local amusement park and falls in love with an older woman who works as his replacement as a bear mascot. But she’s already in a highly toxic relationship…
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Natasza Parzymies DOP: Szymon Mrzygłód EDITING: Szymon Żuczkowski SOUND: Julia Gintrowska MUSIC: Borys Sidorkiewicz PRODUCER: Maciej Śleiscki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School
STATION – dir. Arkadiusz Bartosiak
Klemens runs a provincial Gas Station and takes care of an autistic brother and sick father. One day he meets a blue-eyed beauty, who turns his life upside down.
DIRECTOR: Arkadiusz Bartosiak SCRIPT: Kacper Wójcicki, Łukasz Suchocki, Arkadiusz Bartosiak DOP: Kacper Wójcicki EDITING: Paweł Wiszomirski, Malwina Wodzicka SOUND: Paulina Wyszkowska, Błażej Kafarski, Dariusz Podhajski MUSIC: Bitamina (zespół) PRODUCER: Maciej Śleiscki, Kacper Wójcicki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School CO-PRODUCTION: Głośno, Waju Studio
In the Kino Tales: Horror Shorts section will be shown:
INAPPETENCE – dir. Katarzyna Babicz
Under the influence of a weight loss substance, a young girl experiences delusions. Her body begins to change.
SCRIPT & DIRECTING: Katarzyna Babicz DOP: Mateusz Klimek EDITING: Jakub Kokot SOUND: Stanisław Wójcik, Katarzyna Perzyna MUSIC: Marcin Cyronek PRODUCER: Maciej Śleiscki PRODUCTION: Warsaw Film School, Psychokino
Films by students of the Warsaw Film School are co-financed by the Polish Film Institute