POLISH ANIMATED FILMS AT THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN MARCH
After a few quiet months of preparations and summaries, a real opening of the festival season comes. In the programme of the most important film events, there will be no lack of many Polish short animated films. Be sure to check out where our films are shown!
The very first week of March brings several screenings of Polish films at international festivals. The animated films "Portrait of Suzanne" by Izabela Plucińska and "Acid Rain" by Tomek Popakul will be shown in the competition at the Tampere Film Festival, and "Pussy" by Renata Gąsiorowska at the Canadian Festival Filministe. Two days later, in the programme of the European Film Festival of Lille in France, we will find as many as three Polish productions: "Ovule" by Natalia Durszewicz, "Tango of Longing" by Marta Szymańska and "Story" by Jola Bieńkowska. The last of the aforementioned films will have the most screenings this month. The animated film will also be shown at the Febiofest Bratislava, the American festivals San Luis Obispo Film Festival and Aspen Shortsfest and at the German International Short Film Week Regensburg.
The film by Jola Bańkowska also received an invitation to the competition at the Tricky Women / Tricky Realities Festival. "The Little Soul" by Barbara Rupik and "Metro" by Natalia Krawczuk will compete for the awards at this festival. Three Polish animated films will be shown at the German International Short Film Week Regensburg. The jurors there will have the opportunity to award "You Are Overreacting" by Karina Paciorkowska, "Norma" by Agata Mianowska and "Portrait of Suzanne" by Izabela Plucińska.
Other three Polish animated films will be shown in the Land of Baguettes at the International Encounters Traverse. The following films are invited to the competition: "Oh, God!" by Betina Bożek, "The Other" by Marta Magnuska and "Red Light Train" by Alicja Kot. In turn, at another French festival, the Roanne Animation Short Film, "Bless You!" by Paulina Ziółkowska, and, once again, "Story" by Jola Bańkowska wait for the viewers.
In the middle of the month, at the Canadian International Festival of Films on Art, there will be a chance to watch "Sunset" by Marcin Giżycki, at the American GLAS Animation Festival" "Leather" by Karolina Borgiasz, and at the Vilnius International Film Festival "The Little Soul" by Barbara Rupik.
A large representation of Polish animated films can be found in the programme of the 22nd edition of the Mecal Pro, the Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival. In Spain, as many as five Polish films will compete for the awards: "Acid Rain" by Tomek Popakul, "Story" by Jola Bańkowska, "The Hunt" by Mateusz Jarmulski, "The Little Soul" by Barbara Rupik as well as "Portrait of Suzanne" by Izabela Plucińska. We will also watch five Polish animated films at the French Festival International du Film d’Aubagne - Music & Cinema at the end of the month. "Tango of Longing" by Marta Szymańska and "Portrait of Suzanne" by Izabela Plucińska are invited to the competition there. In turn, in the non-competing section, you can watch "Squaring the Circle" by Karolina Specht, "Bless You!" by Paulina Ziółkowska and "You Are Overreacting" by Karina Paciorkowska.
At the end of the month, there are also a few important film events in store for us, among others, the Filmfort Festival with the screening of "The Little Soul" by Barbara Rupik, the Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival in Hungary, where the viewers will watch "You Are Overreacting" by Karina Paciorkowska and the Carrousel International du Film de Rimouski with "Thicket" by Adrianna Matwiejczuk in the competition. Two Polish animated films will also be shown during the 17th edition of the Cinedans Festival. "III" by Marta Pajek and"The Little Soul" by Barbara Rupik will compete for the awards at the Dutch festival.
The full list of festival screenings is available here.