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50th Krakow FF Highlights – the third day, 2nd of June 2010

Festivals 2010-06-02

The Krakow Film Foundation invites journalists accredited to 50th Krakow Film Festival to a meeting with Krakow Film Commission on 2nd June at 5pm, The International Cultural Centre, Rynek Główny 25

Opening of the exhibition ‘50 years of the Krakow Film Festival in posters' - the film posters from Krzysztof Dydo's collection, SZCZEPAŃSKI SQUARE

The exhibition shows skills and finesse of polish designers who enjoy the artistic liberty even in the times of communism. Among creators, there are the artists with international repute, such as Franciszek Starowieyski, Zbigniew Lutomski, Kuba Sowiński, Edward Lutczyn or Małgorzata Gurowska. The posters are available thanks to Kraow Poster Gallery.

10am - a screening of films from the National Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with directors after the screening:

Michał Wnuk (What the Doctors Say/Co mówią lekarze)
Karolina Bielawska, Julia Ruszkiewicz (Warsaw Available/Warszawa do wzięcia)
Małgorzata Bosek (Gibbons' Island/Wyspa gibonów)
Krzysztof Kasior (The Fourth Man/Czwarty człowiek)

12.30pm - a screening of films from the National Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with directors after the screening:

Kuba Czekaj (Don't be afraid of the dark room/Ciemnego pokoju nie trzeba się bać)
Dariusz Pawelec (Profession - Southern Traveller. Andrzej Stasiuk /Zawód-podróżnik na południe. Andrzej Stasiuk)
Daniel Zieliński (That's Life /Takie życie...)

2pm - a screening of films from the Documentary Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with directors after the screening:

Rob Lemkin (Enemies of the People)

6pm - a screening of films from the Short Film Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with directors after the screening:

Beryl Richards (Perfect World)
Nicholas Steiner (It's me, Helmut)
Kazik Radwański (Out in the Deep Blue Sea)
Fábio Yamaji (Divino Freestyles)

7.30pm - a screening of a film a film from the Krakow Documentary Premieres, ‘In the Shadows of Casablanca' dir. Malgosha Gago, Bolesław Sulik, KINO POD BARANAMI, Red Auditorium

Plot: Few people know that the Operation Torch - the landing of the Allies in the North Africa - succeeded thanks to one man. A spy. A Pole. Mieczysław Słowikowski. History forgot about him and his considerable achievements...

8.45pm - a screening of films from the Students Films Night, KINO POD BARANAMI, Blue Auditorium

London Film Academy presents:

Eyes on the Prize, dir. Omar Hamilton
Undead Union: The Making of... , dir. Jamie Stanton
Hungry, dir. Oliver Valente
Rule 2, dir. Joost Zoetebier
Tickled Pink, dir. John Paul Lancaster
Shooting , dir. Emma Lightfoot
Your Script, dir. Sarah Warren
Into the Light, dir. Alice Caronna

9pm - a screening of films from the Documentary Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with directors after the screening:

Kaleo La Belle (Beyond This Place)

9.30pm - a screening of a film from the Somewhere in Europe cycle ‘Comrade Couture', ARS ANEKS with participation of Marco Wilms, the director of the film

Plot: When socialism was raging around, they were having the time of their lives. Chic, gallant and strong - that is how one of the fashion underground groups in East Berlin called itself. In the controversial fashion shows, they drew fistfuls of inspiration from the reality, creating in its centre their own world the other way round.

The Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDe90FoauPU&feature=player_embedded

10pm - a screening of a film from the Sound of Music cycle ‘Black Eyes', KINO POD BARANAMI, Red Auditorium

Plot: Pyotr Leshchenko, once a famous Russian tango singer, is now completely forgotten. Jan Bosdriesz sets off for a journey following the singer's track all the way to the Romanian concentration camp.

The Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRhhFDZ1FGQ&feature=player_embedded