This year's edition of the festival in Clermont-Ferrand, the largest European short film festival, begins on February 3. This year, two Polish films are included in the international competition. The latest Polish short films will be also shown at the accompanying film market, where the stall of POLISH DOCS will be established for the eleventh time.

Two animated films will represent Poland in this year's competition sections at the festivals in Clermont-Ferrand. The festival selectors invited the following films to the international competition: "Pussy" by Renata Gąsiorowska and "Beside Oneself" by Karolina Specht.

Traditionally, at the film market accompanying the festival, there will be the national stall of POLISH SHORTS, prepared by Krakow Film Foundation. Accredited film professionals and guests from around the world, who visit the stall, will be able to get information about the latest Polish short films, get oriented on the festival market and get in touch with Polish film producers, sales agents and festival representatives. In Clermont-Ferrand, apart from the representatives of KFF Sales & Promotion, there will also be the representatives of Polish Film Institute, New Europe Film Sales, Artcore and Munk Studio.

In addition, during the film market there will be the premiere of the compilation POLISH SHORTS 2016/17, which includes online access to seven short feature films and seven animated films. Also, 115 Polish films will be available in the film market's video collection.

This year within the frames of the film market, there will be the special screening of Polish films addressed to film industry professionals. In the POLISH SHORTS PRESENTS programme, there are seven films: „Evil Deeds” by Piotr Domalewski, „XOXO – Hugs and Kissed” by Wiola Sowa, „Black Volga” by Marta Wiktorowicz, „Education” by Emi Buchwald, „Locus” by Anita Kwiatkowskia-Naqvi, „Chainlets” by Alicja Błaszczyńska. The screening is held on Thursday, Feburary 9 in Georges Conchon Theatre..

This year, Polish project "Klingert's Diving Suit," directed by Artur Wyrzykowski and produced by the company Artcore, is invited to participate in the co-production forum EURO CONNECTION.

You can find more information on the festival's website .