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International Film Festival

Krakow 22-27 X 2024

The Fifth Day of the International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima 2023

Added: November 25, 2023

Saturday is ahead of us, which marks the fifth day of the festival. We kick it off in the Big Hall of MOS at 11:00 a.m with a screening of the Dutch animation Oink from 2022. Additionally, there will be a summary of the Animated Crèches of Cracow and Traces of Polish Kings at Wawel Hill projects.

Photo from animation „Oink”, dir. Mascha Halberstad

At 12:00 p.m., for the first time in festival history, MOS's Small Hall hosts the Talent Market, organized in collaboration with the Polish Animation Producers Association. This event isn't just for students and graduates of art and film schools; it's an opportunity to delve into the Polish animation market and meet industry professionals.

Simultaneously, at Paradox Cinema at Krupnicza 38 street, there will be a screening of a preschool children's series titled Patchwork Kingdom at 12 p.m. Princess Bianka and Hamster Albert live in Patchwork Kingdom, where everything is made from fabric scraps. Each episode is a standalone story about their daily lives with their closest friends: King Dad, Queen Mom, Sparrow Stefan, Lumberjack Hamster, Sun, Moon, and other inhabitants of the fabric realm.

Moving back to MOS at Rajska 12 street at 1:00 p.m., Big Hall will feature a showing of the film No Dogs or Italians Allowed from 2022. Set in northern Italy at the beginning of the 20th century, it focuses on the Ughetto family.

At the same time, 1 p.m., at Cracow Academy of Fine Arts (ASP), there will be animation workshops inspired by Patchwork Kingdom, the children's series mentioned earlier. In a family-friendly atmosphere using materials and scraps, we'll create magical worlds akin to the animated series.

Photo from the film „Silent Twins”, dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska

At 2:00 PM in MOS's Small Hall, the Polish-British film Silent Twins directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska will be screened. The film centers on June and Jennifer Gibbons, two dark-skinned twins from Wales.

At Paradox Cinema, there will be two events happening simultaneously at 2:00 p.m.  The first is a showcase of Polish animations submitted for the 2022 SPF Awards, featuring titles like 'Betina's Dessert Dachshund by Betina Bożek, Blooming Brain by Edyta Adamczak and Outside by Izabela Plucińska. The second event is film-music workshops, particularly aimed at those seeking new experiences, running until 5:00 p.m.

Photo from animation „Squaring the Circle”, dir. Karolina Specht

At 2:30 PM in MOS's Big Hall, there will be a showcase of animations by Piotr Dumała's students, featuring titles such as There Are People in The Forest, directed by Szymon Ruczyński and Metro, directed by Natalia Krawczuk

Also, you can still come and visit our VR Corner and our WymiAR exhibition. Both of the attractions are in MOS at Rajska 12 street and are open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photo from the film „Silent Land”, dir. Aga Woszczyńska

At 4:00 p.m. in MOS's Small Hall, we invite you to watch Silent Land from 2021, directed by Aga Woszczyńska, followed by a discussion with the director.

At 4:00 p.m. at Paradox Cinema, there will be a screening of Polish animations awarded at SPF 2022, including Slow Light by Katarzyna Kijek and Przemysław Adamski, and A Train Insane by Andrzej Zaręba.

Photo from animation „The Peasants”, dir. DK Welchman, Hugh Welchman

At 4:30 PM in MOS's Big Hall, you can watch The Peasants, a film directed by DK Welchman and Hugh Welchman. It shows the unique microcosm of a rural community, weaving a universal and incredibly relevant story.

At 6:00 p.m. at Paradox Cinema, we've prepared the 31st International Animated Film Workshops for our guests. This project was initiated in 1996 by Jerzy Kuci, Bogusław Zmudziński, and Myriam Prongue. This year's presentation features films from the latest workshop period and snippets illustrating the stages of film production.

Photo from the film „Fin del Mundo?”, dir. Piotr Dumała

At 6:30 p.m. in MOS's Small Hall, the second part of the Self-Portraits of Animation Creators event will focus on Marc Roels, featuring his productions Oh Willy... from 2011 and This Magnificent Cake! from 2018.

Finally, at 8:00 PM in MOS's Big Hall, we'll have the official closing gala of the festival. During the event, the Special Golden Dinosaur Award will be presented to Piotr Dumała, followed by a screening of his directed film Fin del Mundo?.

These are all the attractions we've prepared for you on Saturday!

Link to purchase individual tickets: 

– PLN 12 for a discount ticket (pupils/students/seniors)
– PLN 14 for a regular ticket

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