THREE SISTERS

POLISH TITLE: TRZY SIOSTRY

REPRESENTED BY KFF

A film about three sisters living in a Roma settlement in the Polish mountains. Cassandra, Soraja and Clara are typical teenagers who are interested in cosmetics, talk about jewellery and fashion and listen to simple Polish pop music. They go to school but Cassandra, the oldest, has individual tuition. They have additional classes organized by the Polish authorities to help them to integrate with Polish society.

GENRE:
documentary
RUNNING TIME:
56'
YEAR:
COLOUR:
colour
DIRECTING:
Dariusz Kowalski
SCRIPT:
Lucyna Kowalska
DOP:
Andrzej Adamczak, Marcin Ściegliński
EDITOR:
Jakub Śladkowski
MUSIC:
Teresa Mirga
SOUND:
Irena Jakuszewska, Piotr Bielawski
PRODUCTION:
Ragusa Film (Lucyna Kowalska)

Dariusz Kowalski »

A psychologist by training, a filmmaker by choice. During the Polish transformation, he participated in the production of the BBC mini-series "In Solidarity" directed by Bolesław Sulik. He co-founded one of the first independent production companies created after the fall of communism – Widark Film and Television Production. In the 1990s, the company produced educational and documentary films for Polish Television and non-governmental organisations, such as PAH [Polish Humanitarian Action] and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. The originator and the first head of the festival "Watch Docs. Human Rights in Film". Since 2007, he has been associated with Ragusa Film, where, together with producer Lucyna Kowalska, they have been producing socially engaged films.