PRODUCTION: Rebellion in Postproduction in Poland

    PRODUCTION: Rebellion in Postproduction in Poland Małgorzata Kozera

    WARSAW: Director Małgorzata Kozera is in postproduction with the documentary Rebellion (Bunt) focused on the biggest anti-government riots in Eastern Europe in 1989, the year of the collapse of communism. Postproduction is taking place at Vision House in Warsaw.

    Production work started when Kozera was analysing the history of the biggest post-war prison rebellions, which took place in Czarne, Nowogard and Goleniów, which resulted from the cultural and social transformation of East Europeans countries. Objectivity in the evaluation was essential for the director, who interviewed prisoners as well as guards, policemen and politicians.

    “Archival footage is the crucial aspect of that story,” producer Łukasz Bluszcz from Vision House said. “We found it in local public television archives, where, back then, that footage had been broadcast in fragments only. The documentary is cinematographically excellent and has a dramatic strength.”

    Rebellion was developed during Archidoc Workshops in Paris and Dragon Forum (www.dragonforum.pl) at the Krakow Film Festival (www.krakowfilmfestival.pl).

    Rebellion was shot during seven days on several locations in Poland including Czarne, Nowogard, Goleniów and Warsaw. Archival footage accounts for 18 minutes of the 52-minute film. The film is a coproduction of Vision House (www.visionhouse.eu), TVP SA (www.tvp.pl) and Al Jazeera Documentary Channel (www.aljazeera.com). The Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl) supported the project with 90,000 PLN (22,000 EUR). The total budget is 350,000 PLN (85,000 EUR).


    The Rebellion festival and theatrical premiere is scheduled for the first half of 2013.


    Production Information:

    Director: Małgorzata Kozera

    Screenwriters: Łukasz Bluszcz, Małgorzata Kozera

    Producer: Krzysztof Dzięciołowski

    Cinematography: Maciej Fornal & Jan Budzowski, Michał Pałka

    Sound: Mirosław Makowski, Paweł Zajączkowski

    Editing: Bartosz Pietras


    Production Contact:

    Vision House

    Jaworzyńska 7/18

    00-634 Warsaw, Poland

    Homepage: www.visionhouse.eu


    Krzysztof Dzięciołowski

    Phone number:+48 602 211 527
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.