POLISH SHORTS AND ŁÓDŹ FILM SCHOOL IN TAIWAN
On October 19th the next edition of Kaohsiung Film Festival begins in Taiwan. This year the festival will present a selection of films from the Łódź Film School. What is more, five Polish shorts were invited to the competition.
Five productions from Poland will take part in the international short film competition of the Taiwanese Koahsiung Film Festival. The following films will compete in Taipei: "Dust" by Jakub Radej, "Tremors" by Dawid Bodzak, "For You" by Katarzyna Wiśniowska, "Nuclear Shadows" by Marek Leszczewski and "Off the Hook" by Pat Howl Kostyszyn.
This year the special festival guest will be Łódź Film School. Fifteen films produced in the school will be presented in the special program "Then and Now. The best of the Polish National Film School in Lodz". In the selection the audience will find both films from the acclaimed directors who graduated from the School including Roman Polański, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Andrzej Wajda and Małgorzata Szumowska, as well as the latest festival winning films.
The full program of the Łódź Film School section:
Kiedy ty śpisz / While You're Sleeping / 1953 / 11' / D / dir. Andrzej Wajda
Dwaj ludzie z szafą / Two Men With A Wardrobe / 1958 / 14' / F / dir. Roman Polański
Zabawa / A Game / 1960 / 9' / F/ dir. Witold Leszczyński
Konflikty / Conflicts / 1960 / 8' / A / dir. Daniel Szczechura
Erotyk / Erotic / 1961 / 3' / F / dir. Jerzy Skolimowski
Urząd / The Office / 1966 / 5' / D / dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski
Kwadrat / The Square / 1972 / 4' / A / dir. Zbigniew Rybczyński
Jajko / The Egg / 1982 / 10' / F / dir. Dorota Kędzierzawska
Krakatau / Krakatau / 1986 / 11' / F / dir. Mariusz Grzegorzek
Cisza / Silence / 1997 / 14' / D / dir. Małgorzata Szumowska
Echo / Echo / 2008 / 16' / F / dir. Magnus Von Horn
Opowieści z chłodni / Frozen Stories / 2011 / 27' / F / dir. Grzegorz Jaroszuk
Rogalik / Rogalik / 2012 / 18' / D / dir. Paweł Ziemilski
Lokatorki / Tenants / 2015 / 30' / F / dir. Klara Kochańska
Cipka / Pussy / 2016 / 9' / A / dir. Renata Gąsiorowska
More information about the festival is available here.