Polish Days - New Horizons International Film Festival

Polish Days co-organized with the Polish Film Institute, is the most important industry event of the New Horizons International Film Festival in Wrocław. It consists of presentations and screenings of latest Polish films to the international industry representatives. Polish Days 2021 will be held 15 – 17 August during 21st New Horizons IFF.

📆 Save-the-Dates!

  • Friday 9 July: 12:00 – 14:00 | New Horizons’ Polish Days Goes to Cannes

The pitching session will be screened in Cannes in Palais des Festivals – Palais K and online in your local time zone.

Projects

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
12:00 2h

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Imago

Category: New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Olga Chajdas

Produced by: Izabela Wójcik & Violetta Kamińska & Dariusz Jabłoński (Apple Film Production)

Country of production: Poland in co-production with the Netherlands, Czech Rep. and France

Original title: Stała niestała

Genre: Feature film

Language: Polish

Runtime: 95 min

Completed in: 2022

IMAGO is a portrait of ELA, a woman of change, in a country in change. Poland during the political shift becomes the playground to her pursuit of love, freedom and purpose battling internally with identity, her mother and becoming one herself.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
12:00 2h

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Fucking Bornholm

Category: New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Anna Kazejak

Produced by: Marta Lewandowska (Friends With Benefits Studio)

Country of production: Poland

Original title: Fucking Bornholm

Genre: Feature film

Language: Polish, English

Runtime: Approx. 94 min

Completed in: 2022

Fucking Bornholm is a contemporary comedy-drama focusing on the issue of confronting own needs and desires with being responsible and taking responsibility of others. It touches the topic of the identity in the times when the role models we knew are no longer relevant.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
12:00 2h

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Fears

Category: New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Łukasz Ronduda & Łukasz Gutt

Produced by: Kuba Kosma & Kasia Sarnowska (Serce)

Country of production: Poland

Original title: Wszystkie nasze strachy

Genre: Feature film

Language: Polish

Runtime: 90 min

Completed in: 2021

Daniel, the artist originates from the countryside and the Catholic Church. His relationship with Olek is evolving in secret. The suicide of a religious queer girl from his village pushes him to fight for tolerance. He tries to unite the community but everyone turns his back on him. Based on real events.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
12:00 2h

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Inverted

Category: New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Jacek Lusiński

Produced by: Leszek Bodzak & Aneta Hickinbotham (Aurum Film)

Country of production: Poland

Original title: Śubuk

Genre: Feature film

Language: Polish

Runtime: Approx.120 min

Completed in: 2022

“You have a broken child” these are the words Maryska will hear from a psychiatrist. A single mother does not agree with it. Thanks to her determination, she continues to fight for Kuba’s dignity and education – from kindergarten until high school finals. She acts unconventionally, against many rules and she motivates and inspires other people.

Goes to Cannes

FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
12:00 2h

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Lipstick on the Glass

Category: New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Kuba Czekaj

Produced by: Paweł Kosuń, Agnieszka Janowska (Centrala FILM), Arek Gielnik (INDI FILM)

Country of production: Poland, Germany

Original title: Lipstick on the Glass

Genre: Feature film

Language: English, Polish

Runtime: 95 min

Completed in: 2021

Emeryka loses control of her life through the intrigue of a mysterious character named The Something and is led to an adventurous escape to a female sect, for which she has to leave her daughter behind. It is a story about the right to choose how each person defines themselves in terms of gender and sexuality.