POLISH PRODUCTIONS IN MINSK
On November 2nd the Minsk International Film Festival Listapad begins in Belarus. Numerous Polish documentaries are included in the festival program.
The Minsk International Film Festival Listapad has been organised since Belarus regained independence in 1994. One of the festival sections is international Main Documentary Film Competition. This year three Polish productions will compete for the main award: "Over the Limit" by Marta Prus, Ukrainian-French-Polish coproduction "Home Games" by Alisa Kovalenko and "A Stranger on My Couch" by Grzegorz Brzozowski, which will internationally premiere in Minsk.
Three Polish films will take part in the National Film School Competition: "The Sisters" by Michał Hytroś, "Call Me Tony" by Klaudiusz Chrostowski and "How to Become a Pope?" by Justyna Mytnik, whereas in the National Competition of the Listapad Festival we will see a Polish short fiction film "Daughter" by a Belarusian director Mara Tamkovich.
Another film presented in Minsk is "Festival" by Anna Gawlita and Tomasz Wolski, which will be presented outside of the competition in the feature documentary film section.
The Minsk International Film Festival Listapad will host Krzysztof Gierat's presentation during which he will talk about the Krakow Film Festival.
The full program is available on the festival website.