/5.00 p.m. – Polish Diplomas 2013 (I)

5.00 p.m. – Polish Diplomas 2013 (I)

1st Screening:
Agrafka Cinema

25th November (Monday)
5.00 p.m.

TRAMWAJ JEDZIE / RIDE OF THE TRAM, scen./sc., reż./dir., zdj./ph.: Milena Molenda, muz./mus.: Maciej Sochoń, prod.: ASP Kraków, dyplom magisterski animacja/Master of Fine Arts with major in animation, Polska/Poland, 2012, 14’, anim.

The film Ride of the tram is a kind of a study of the city life observed from a moving tram.
It is a reflection on a daily life.

KING OF THE UNIVERSE / KRÓL KOSMOSU, scen./sc., reż./dir.: Mark Wegner, zdj./ph.: Tomasz Ziółkowski, wyst./cast: Gilad Regev, Omri Regev, Niv Azubel, prod.: PWSFTviT, dyplom magisterski reżyserski /Master of Fine Arts with major film directing, Polska/Poland, 2012, 25’, fab./fic.

“…(Nothing can ever stay precious on a sinking ship) and that barricades are only as decisive as we make them (So we sway back and forth/forth and back with the motions, hoping to reach anywhere or elsewhere)…”

WULKAN / VOLCANO, scen./sc., reż./dir.: Michał Wawrzecki, zdj./ph.: Cezary Stolecki, wyst./cast: Magdalena Popławska, Arkadiusz Detmer, prod.: WRiTV, dyplom licencjacki reżyserski/Bachelor of Fine Arts with major film directing, Polska/Poland, 2013, 17’02’’, fab./fic.

An intimate story of a marriage. Following an unsuccessful attempt to go on vacations, a couple shuts themselves away in their beautiful home deciding to spend their vacations all by themselves. To truly rest they give up telephones and laptops. They will neither watch television nor listen to a radio.

CO POWINIEN ZROBIĆ PRAWDZIWY MĘŻCZYZNA? / WHAT A REAL MAN SHOULD DO?, reż./dir.: Joanna Szuba, prod.: Wyższa Szkoła Nauk Humanistycznych i Dziennikarstwa w Poznaniu, dyplom licencjacki animacja/Bachelor of Fine Arts with major in animation, Polska/Poland, 2013, 2’29’’, anim.

The film tells a story of a young man looking for his goal. He develops a list of things that according to stereotypes each man should do. These include: finding a wife, building a house, planting a tree and begetting a son. He then tries to implement his plan – not an easy thing to do unfortunately.

BEZ CUKRU / NO SUGAR, scen./sc., reż./dir.: Matylda Kawka,zdj./ph.: Marcin Kaproń, muz./mus.: Michał Izydorczyk, wyst./cast: Ewa Kustusz, Urszula Gryczewska, Łukasz Simlat, prod.: PWSFTviT, dyplom magisterski reżyserski/Master of Fine Arts with major film directing, Polska/Poland, 2012, 20’, fab./fic.

Maja has lived away from home for some time. Now, she returns home, where her big sister, who just has had a baby, lives. The baby’s father is the man Maja had a crush on.

ARCHITEKTURA / ARCHITECTURE, reż./dir.: Maciej Kozłowski, prod.: ASP Kraków, dyplom licencjacki animacja/Bachelor of Fine Arts with major in animation, Polska/Poland, 2013, 3’58’’, anim.

The author fascinated by Alvaro Siza’s architecture started to look for relations between space, light and a human being, creating a dramatic effect with the use of light and slow motions which highlight the scale of architecture. The film illustrates the search for the simplest form in architecture, rejects complex compositions in pursuit of simplicity and comprehensiveness between seemingly unrelated shots.

OPERA Z MYDŁA / SOAP OPERA, scen./sc., reż./dir.: Bodo Kox, zdj./ph.: Arkadiusz Żyłka, muz./mus.: Leszek Możdżer, wyst./cast: Justyna Wasilewska, Orina Krajewska, Modest Ruciński, prod.: PWSFTviT, dyplom magisterski reżyserski/Master of Fine Arts with major film directing, Polska/Poland, 2013, 25’, fab./fic.

Marta, a student of music, is heels over head in love with her room-mate Anna, a student of acting. Oscar Boszko, an eccentric director has his eyes only for Anna, who’s acting in the play about life of St. Hedwig directed by him. Anna, unaware of Marta’s feelings, provokes her as an experiment. This leads to further complications and their tragic consequences.