POLISH ANIMATED FILMS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN APRIL
It doesn't look like the global pandemic is going away. So, festival organisers and their audiences are more eager to flock to the online world. April is another month during which Polish animated films will be available at international festivals mostly in online versions. Check out where to see our productions.
The Kaboom Animation Festival has just concluded. Attendees could see “The Land of Whim” by Betina Bożek, “We Have One Heart” by Katarzyna Warzecha, “Marbles” by Natalia Spychała, “Plantarium” by Tomek Ducki, “My Fat Arse and I” by Yelyzaveta Pysmak, and the award-winning “I'm Here” by Julia Orlik.
The European Film Festival of Lille is going to take place in the first week of the month, with Julia Benedyktowicz's “Tunnel” competing for awards, and the GLAS Animation Festival with another in-competition screening of Orlik's latest film. During the Florida Film Festival, the audience and jurors will see Betina Bożek's “The Land of Whim”.
April is going to be another month when international audiences and festival jurors will be given the opportunity to appreciate Katarzyna Warzecha's animated documentary. “We Have One Heart” will visit the Aspen ShortFest, Seattle International Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival in the US as well as the Movies that Matter Festival and the Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
The latter's program will see quite a large representation of Polish animated films. In addition to the aforementioned film by Warzecha, the festival's viewers will see “I'm Here” by Julia Orlik, “My Fat Arse and I” by Yelyzaveta Pysmak, and the premiere of Tomek Popakul's “Moon”.
The New Point of View – European Online Competition is slated to begin in the second half of the month. Renata Gąsiorowska's “Home in a Shell” has a chance of winning. The GoEast Film Festival will be taking place in Germany with a screening of Yelyzaveta Pysmak's animated film “My Fat Arse and I”, and in South Korea, Julia Orlik's “I'm Here” by will be competing for another statuette.
The Atlanta Film Festival will be held at the turn of April and May. The audience there will see “Portrait of Suzanne” by Isabella Plucińska as part of the festival's competitive segment.
A full list of festival screenings is available here.