The Fokus: Idea competition includes films that surprise with their form and approach to the subject. Their authors often use well-known conventions to tell in an unusual way about problems and phenomena seemingly incompatible with a comedy or a musical. They prove that cinema has still a lot more to show.


The Woman with the Dog, dir. Yukyeong Jo (Republic of Korea) 2021, 29’, 16+
Manhee barely makes a living teaching seniors how to use the computer. Her life seems to be a series of constant failures. She desperately asks one of her students, Moil, for a favor. Will this change Manhee’s fate? Polish premiere.


Between the Nest and the Swallows, dir./reż. Daniel Leite Almeida (Brazil) 2021, 25’, 18+
Overwhelmed by social expectations, a young man begins his studies. Even his activities in theater classes turn out to be a trap. Polish premiere.


Unburial, dir. Artur Wyrzykowski (Poland) 2022, 22’, 16+
Berka is 31 years old – and she’s the most pathetic person ever. When Berka’s dad urges her to come home for an unburial, she has to confront him, a City Hall expert and his activation programme for Millennials and her ex as well. Through all of this, Berka has to try to not kill herself. Film presented at e.g. Brussels SFF.


Nov 20 2022


18:30 - 19:50


8.00 PLN

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Main Performance Room, Centre for Culture in Lublin
Peowiaków 12
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