People take on various tasks to make money. Some have a sense of mission, others are pragmatic, and there are those who simply don’t have a better idea for life. Regardless of the approach, work is an essential aspect of our daily lives. This is probably why authors of short films so often draw attention to it. Their point of view is often surprising…
Attention All Passengers, dir. Marek Moučka (Slovakia) 2020, 19’, 16+

A collective portrait of train drivers whose lives changed in a split second when they came across suiciders in their train’s way. Film presented e.g. at Camerimage IFF.


Store Policy, dir. Sarah Arnold (France) 2020, 17’, 18+

Lea begins a summer job as a cashier in a large supermarket. In an empty and cold environment, she soon discovers the underlying violence of the workplace. Film presented at Short Waves Festival.


Dogwatch, dir. Albin Wildner (Austria) 2019, 30’, 15+

After losing his lifelong position at corporation, Raphael is forced to take a job as a night-time security guard. He recently moved back in with his bedridden mother, who is also cared for by the dedicated Ukrainian nurse Vera. Through her support, Raphael gradually learns to cope with his new life situation, but a tragic incident breaks his world apart once more. Film awarded e.g. at IFF Etiuda & Anima.

Pornstar, dir. Maxime Caperan, Thomas Finkielkraut (France) 2019, 15’, 18+

After several years out of the business, a former porn star decides to make her comeback at an erotic expo. But will she manage to find her place in the industry, which was marked by the profound changes? Polish premiere.


Sand, dir. Bartosz Tryzna, Monika Stpiczyńska (Poland) 2020, 16’, 13+

A day in the life of three road workers. Krzysztof is a Polonics graduate who operates a road roller. Jerzy drives a dump truck and takes care of two dogs at the same time. Zdzisław is an excavator operator who tries to speed up the work to get some important business done. Film awarded at Opolskie Lamy FF and Przeźrocza FF.


Nov 27 2021


17:00 - 18:40