On Saturday starts the 12th edition of the Istanbul Documentary Days. There are four Polish productions in the extremely rich programme of the festival.

Documentarist - the Istanbul Documentary Days is a Turkish celebration of the documentary film, which has been held in the capital city of the country for 12 years. The programme of the event is very rich and varied, starting from the classic documentary film to animations. There is no lack of retrospectives and reviews.

You can find Polish productions in several sections. Two Polish animated films will compete for the best animated documentary film award – "A Documentary Film" by Marcin Podolec and "You Are Overreacting" by Karina Paciorkowska.

The film  "Unconditional love"     by Paweł Łysak may turn out to be the best LGBT documentary film. In turn, in the short film section, the audience of the Documentarist will have the opportunity to watch "In A Lion" by Karol Lindholm.

You can find more information about the festival here.