Polish representation at the 61st Krakow Film Festival

    The premieres of the most interesting Polish documentary, short and animated films, returns of the award-winning film-makers and the latest debuts, the award for the contribution to the development of international cinema for Piotr Dumała – in the programme of the Krakow Film Festival there is always a special place for the productions of Polish film-makers, who tell the stories about Poland and the world in an original and uncompromising way.

    The Dragon of Dragons for Piotr Dumała - This year’s Dragon of Dragons award for the exceptional contribution to the development of the international cinema will be given to Piotr Dumała — the master of international animated film and the creator of original film technique.

    Polish films in international competitions - In the international documentary film competition, 2 Polish films will be presented: “Walk with Angels” by Tomasz Wysokiński, who for years accompanies like a shadow the mysterious Jerry, searching for missing children in the Republic of South Africa, and “No Hero at All” by Michał Kawecki.

    The short documentary, feature and animated films, including 5 Polish productions, will compete for the Golden and Silver Dragons in the international short film competition. Animated film-makers are the most numerous group — Zbigniew Czapla, the award-winner of the Krakow Film Festival in 2017, will present his latest film.

    1970, dir. Tomasz Wolski

    The National Competition of the Krakow Film Festival - As always, the latest Polish films of award-winning film-makers and debutants constitute the extremely diverse picture of Polish cinematography. In the programme, there are films by film-makers who have already been awarded in Krakow2020

    The panorama of the Polish documentary film - In the panorama, we will follow the fates of outstanding Polish artists: Rafael Lewandowski in the film “Herbert. Barbarian in the garden” reveals the complicated personality of the genius author, while the documentary film “An Actress in Wonderland” (dir. Maciej Kowalewski, Piotr Konstantinow) transports the viewer to the fascinating world of the prominent actress Barbara Krafftówna.

    Details about polish films in the international competitions.

    The 61st Krakow Film Festival will take place from May 30th to June 6th, 2021.

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    Last modified on 20-04-2021