POLISH DOCUMENTARIES AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS IN DECEMBER
In December, the festival season is slowly coming to a close, although there are still several events where Polish documentaries will be screened. Check out which Polish productions will have a chance to gain international recognition this month.
The 9th edition of FIDBA International Documentary Film Festival of Buenos Aires has begun on December 2nd. The program includes as many as five Polish documentaries. The audience will see The Whale from Lorino by Maciej Cuske, Dad You've Never Had by Dominika Łapka, Masks and Men by Paweł Łoziński, Five Days of Fear by Bartłomiej Żmuda, and Papa by Maryia Yakimowich. The last one will also be shown at Febiofest Bratislava in Slovakia.
The Ukerdi Film Festival will start in Spain just two days after the Argentinian event. Marcin Polar's The Tough will be competing for its awards. The Bogotá Short Film Festival BOGOSHORTS starts in Colombia in the second week of December. Andrzej Cichocki's A Little Bit of Paradise is in the competition, while the audience of the Cinecipó – Insurgent Film Festival will see Julia Pełka's Fat Kathy in neighbouring Brazil.
Also this month, Lithuania will host the Videogrames Festival. Tomasz Wolski's An Ordinary Country will have a screening. In Iran, during the Iran International Documentary Film Festival “Cinema Verite” the jurors and audience will get the opportunity to see Altered States of Consciousness by Piotr Stasik.
A complete list of festival screenings can be found here.