WARSAW: The Polish public broadcaster TVP finalised a special competition for documentaries celebrating the 100th anniversary of Polish independence and chose 13 projects that will go into production in 2018. Nine documentaries and four feature reports were chosen from among 57 submissions.
The first ones will be aired by TVP Historia. All projects will be produced by regional branches of TVP with a planned total budget of 236,529 EUR / 1 m PLN.
"I believe that they will allow our viewers to know the lesser known and famous examples of bravery, willpower and intelligence of our ancestors like the stories from the Kresy region - the battles for Bobrujsk, Lithuanian Mińsk, Dynaburg or Kowno. We are also interested in heroes fighting with the Prussian occupant in Silesia and Pomerania, as well as the fight between the Polish and the soviet agents just before the war broke out in 1920", TVP Board Member Maciej Stanecki told FNE. SELECTED PROJECTS: Documentaries:
Forgotten Hero / Zapomniany bohaterDirected by Marcin TomaszewskiProduced by TVP3 Bydgoszcz
One City / O jedno miastoDirected by Marcin TomaszewskiProduced by TVP3 Bydgoszcz
Monument for the Colonel / Pomnik pułkownikaDirected by Katarzyna PawlinaProduced by TVP3 Łódź
Kazimierz Greger - The Chronicler of Independence / Kazimierz Greger – Kronikarz niepodległościDirected by Zbysław KaczmarekProduced by TVP3 Poznań
From the Steppes of Kubań to Independence / Od stepów Kubania po NiepodległośćDirected by Jerzy Oleszkowicz
The Thirthteeners - Following the Vilnius Cadre / Trzynastacy – szlakiem wileńskiej kadrówkiDirected by Dorota KosierkiewiczProduced by TVP3 Kielce
The Mayor of Independence / Burmistrz niepodległościDirected by Andrzej SrokaProduced by TVP3 Kraków
The Birth of Polish Wings / Narodziny polskich skrzydełDirected by Marek SzczepanekProduced by TVP3 Kraków
Three Faiths, One Poland - The Pomarański Brothers / Trzy losy, jedna Polska – Bracia PomarańscyDirected by Leszek WiśniewskiProduced by TVP3 Lublin
The Przemys Eaglets / Przemyskie orlętaDirected by Agnieszka NiemiecProduced by TVP3 Kraków
The Morskie Oko Conflict / Spór o Morskie OkoDirected by Monika SkwirtniańskaProduced by TVP3 Kraków
Jastków 1915 - A Later Word on the Battle / Jastków 1915 – późne słowo o bitwieDirected by Leszek WiśniewkaProduced by TVP3 Lublin
Field of History / Pole historiiDirected by Ewa Mamińska and Krzysztof PolakowskiProduced by TVP3 Warszawa