DOC LAB POLAND Selects 21 Projects


    WARSAW: The 2021 edition of DOC LAB POLAND, organised by the Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation, will present 21 projects in two industry sections. The first session in 2021 will be held in April in Warsaw (online or in a hybrid mode), and the second one with pitchings DOCS TO START, DOCS TO GO! and individual meetings is planned offline at the Krakow Film Festival (30 May – 6 June) as part of the KFF Industry.

    DOC LAB POLAND was launched in 2015 to focus on the comprehensive development of documentary projects in an atmosphere of partner discussion, addressed to producers and directors. The past six editions have seen some 150 developed or pitched projects, with almost 50 films completed and going on to win awards worldwide. It is the largest programme of its kind in Poland.


    Director: Katarzyna Dąbkowska
    Producer / production company: Ewa Żukowska – Studio Żuk

    Fear Less
    Director: Edyta Sewruk
    Producer / production company: Ewa Hoffmann – Eh! Ewa Hoffmann

    Man of Marble
    Director: Szymon Kuriata
    Producer / production company: Katarzyna Kuca, Aneta Zagórska – Film Kraków Sp. z o. o.

    Girl’s Stories
    Director: Aga Borzym
    Producer / production company: Marta Dużbabel, Agnieszka Rostropowicz-Rutkowska – Pinot Films

    The Silk Road
    Director: Marcin Lesisz
    Producer / production company: Marcin Lesisz, Mateusz Sajdak – Stowarzyszenie „Lubińska Grupa Filmowa Uisel Studio”

    Step by Step
    Director: Eliza Kubarska, Michał Woroch
    Producer / production company: Monika Braid – Braidmade Films

    Wild Soul
    Director and producer: Marcin Gęsiarz

    The Invisibles
    Director: Piotr Bernaś
    Producer / production company: Aleksandra Szczęsna – Hasko Film

    Papa Was a King of Kongo
    Director: Joanna Ratajczak
    Producer / production company: Maciej Kubicki, Joanna Ratajczak – Telemark

    “…After 20 Years”
    Director: Diana Kadłubowska, Krzysztof Kadłubowski
    Producer / production company: Krzysztof Kadłubowski – Studio Filmowe Plus Tv D.Kadłubowska, K.Kadłubowski

    Abou’s Journey
    Director and producer: Gosia Juszczak

    Guest Worker
    Director: Matej Bobrik
    Producer / production company: Agnieszka Skalska – Koi Studio

    Late Lovers
    Director: Anna Wowra, Lena Jabłońska
    Producer / production company: Rafał Sakowski – Story Vehicle

    Director: Dariusz Załuski
    Producer / production company: Małgorzata Wala – Go Everest Studio


    Director and producer: Marcin Łobaczewski

    Inka on the Net
    Director: Piotr Bartos
    Producer / production company: Bartek Bartos – MANIFIESTA

    Desert Medicine
    Director: Rita Ciołek
    Producer / production company: Rita Ciolek – Kazia Productions, LLC

    People I Know
    Director: Zofia Pregowska
    Producer / production company: Zofia Pregowska – Prego media

    My Place Ozerna
    Director: Karina Będkowska
    Producer / production company: Monika Braid – Braidmade Films

    Silence Heard Loud
    Director and producer: Anna Konik

    Father and Son
    Director: Paweł Chorzępa
    Producer / production company: Joanna Dobrzańska – Bees Film House