POLISH FILMS AT JI.HLAVA
The programme of the festival in Jihlava has already been announced. There are several Polish productions and co-productions among the selected titles. The audience will get to see Paweł Łoziński's "The Balcony Movie", Tomasz Wolski's "1970", Tatiana Chistova's "Bless You", and a special screening of Susan Sontag's documentary "Promised Land".
Ji.hlava International Film Festival is one of the largest documentary film festivals in Central and Eastern Europe. Every year, the Czech city of Jihlava sees numerous industry representatives and viewers arrive to experience interesting cinema. This year's edition of the festival will have a hybrid form and take place from 26 to 31 October.
The programme includes five Polish productions and co-productions. The Constellations section features "The Balcony Movie" by Paweł Łoziński, Tomasz Wolski's "1970" will be presented in the Testimonies section, Andrei Kutsila's "When Flowers are not Silent" in Opus Bonum, while the Polish-Russian documentary"Bless You" by Tatiana Chistova – in Doc Alliance Selection. A special section devoted to Susan Sontag's output also includes her Polish-French documentary "Promised Land" from 1974.
Our productions in the programme aren't the only examples of Polish presence at the festival. Producers Stanisław Zaborowski (Silver Frame) will appear as one of the panellists during the Visegrad Accelerator; Karolina Śmigieł has been invited to the prestigious group of Emerging Producers, and the Polish project Guest Worker by Matej Bobrik will be presented during the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum. You can find more information here.
More information about the festival, and a detailed program, can be found on its official website.