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50th Krakow Film Festival Highlights – the fourth day, 3rd of June 2010

Festivals 2010-06-04

12pm - 'Still a Documentary or Already Fiction?' - a panel discussion chaired by Professor Tadeusz Lubelski, The International Cultural Centre, „Pod Kruki" Hall, Rynek Główny 25

Discussion about blurring of the boundaries between the documentary and feature film - recently-fashionable hybrid genres, such as mocumentary, docufiction, animated documentary.

2pm - Marcin Sauter's Photography Exhibition vernissage with participation of the author, The International Cultural Centre, Rynek Główny 25

The earliest photographs displayed on the exhibition were created during the film workshops within the Russia-Poland. New Gaze Project in Moscow, in 2005.

Marcin Sauter about his photography:

"I transferred the need to tell a story about people from photography into film. It is much easier to do it in this medium; time and words help."



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

Q&A with filmmakers after the screening:

Dmytro Tiazhlov (I Am a Monument to Myself)

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

Q&A with filmmakers after the screening:

Muriel Rébora (Who Looks After)

3pm - a screening of films from the National Competition, KIJÓW.CENTRUM

Q&A with filmmakers after the screening:

Tomasz Wolski (Slowly/Pomału)
Mateusz Skalski (The End of the World/Kres świata)
Adrian Panek (My Poor Head/Moja biedna głowa)
Marcin Koszałka (The Declaration of Immortality/Deklaracja nieśmiertelności)

5pm - a screening of a film from the Focus on Israel cycle "The Prisoner", dir. Asaf Sudry, KINO POD BARANAMI, Red Auditorium

Plot: Benny has just left prison and tries to rebuild his contact with the family. He quickly sees for himself that the people, who used to be close to him, lead new lives and do not want to change them.

5.30pm - a screening of a film from the Jonas Mekas Retrospective ‘As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty', dir. Jonas Mekas, ARS, Reduta

Plot: In a work of imposing scale Mekas records banal moments of family happiness, private holidays, simple and everyday actions, life without dramatic turns and tensions.

7.30pm - a screening of a film from the Krakow Film Premieres cycle ‘Driving Men' dir. Susan Mogul, KINO POD BARANAMI, Red Auditorium

Plot: Susan Mogul, the director, performance artist, feminist, with humour and distance carries out a vivisection of her relationships with men important in her life - lovers, brothers, father (among them, there is one man from Krakow).

The Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyqFDWyproM

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

Q&A with filmmakers after the screening:

Meni Philip (Sinner/Grzesznik)
Manuel Zimmer (Tobacco Girl/Tytoniowa dziewczynka)
Sun Koh (Dirty Bitch/Dziwka)
Jan Gogola (I Love My Boring Life/Kocham moje nudne życie)

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Justyna Warzecha
Biuro Prasowe / Press Office

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