WARSAW: The 26th EnergaCamerimage IFF, which runs 10 – 17 November 2018 in Bydgoszcz, has selected nine films for the Polish competition.
The award in the Polish competition will go to both the director and the cinematographer, in keeping with the festival’s focus on the art of the cinematographer.
The competition includes films from some of Poland’s most notable directors, as well as by several lesser known names. Among them are films from Jan Jakub Kolski, Krzysztof Zanussi and Filip Bajon. Only three of the films are coproductions.
The films in the Polish competition are:
53 Wars (Poland)Directed by Ewa BukowskaCinematography by Tomasz NaumiukProduced by Jacek BromskiCoproduced by Canal +, The Chimney Pot, Wojciech Kabarowski Digital Movies, Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers AssociationSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Back Home (Poland)Directed by Magdalena ŁazarkiewiczCinematography by Wojciech TodorowProduced by Argomedia ProductionCoproduced Dreamsound and ChimneySupported by the Polish Film Institute and the Wroclaw Film Commission
Breaking the Limits / Najlepszy (Poland)Cinematography by Piotr Sobociński Jr.Directed by Łukasz PalkowskiProduced by Iron FilmsSupported by the Polish Film Institute
The Butler / Kamerdyner (Poland)Directed by Filip BajonCinematography by Łukasz GuttProduced by Filmicon Dom FilmowySupported by the Polish Film Institute
A Cat with a Dog / Jak pies z kotem (Poland)Directed by Janusz KondratiukCinematography by Witold PłóciennikProduced by Akson StudioCoproduced by Telewizja Polska, Studio Produkcyjne Orka, Filmoteka Narodowa – Instytut Audiowizualny (FINA)Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Ether / Eter (Poland, Lithuania, Hungary, Ukraine)Directed by Krzysztof ZanussiCinematography by Piotr NiemyjskiProduced by Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych, Telewizja Polska, Canal+(Poland)Coproduced by Studio Uljana Kim (Lithuania), Lakoon Film (Hungary), Interfilm Production Studio (Ukraine)Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Podkarpackie Film Fund, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Lithuanian Film Centre and the Hungarian Film Fund
Fugue / Fuga (Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden)Directed by Agnieszka SmoczyńskaCinematography by Jakub KijowskiProduced by Mental Disorder 4Coproduced by Axman Production, CommonGround Pictures, Odra Film, Mazovia Film Fund, Film I VastSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Nina (Poland)Directed by Olga ChajdasCinematography by Tomasz NaumiukProduced by Film It
Pardon / Ułaskawienie (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia)Directed by Jan Jakub KolskiCinematography by Julian A. Ch. KernbachProduced by CentralaCoproduced by Mimesis Film and SentimentalfilmSupported by the Polish Film Institute