Whether we like it or not and whether we find it hard to fit in, we all function within certain systems. And although they were created in a good faith, there will always be someone, who sooner or later will turn them against their founders.


Second Round, dir. Gábor Holtai (Hungary) 2020, 18’, 13+
In a world where childbirth is state-regulated, a couple applies for a license to have a child. They have passed the first stage of the process, but little do they know what awaits them in the second stage. Film presented e.g. at Warsaw Film Festival.


Better Half, dir. Jürgen Heimüller (Germany) 2021, 12’, 15+
Halve the world’s population to save the planet? A great idea, say politicians, experts and pedestrians. But who should go? Polish premiere.


Branka, dir. Ákos K. Kovács (Hungary) 2021, 20’, 15+
Yugoslavia, 1991. Far away from the war zones Branka gets a job at a maternity ward of a state hospital. Despite the loneliness she works with great commitment. One day she finds out that the newborns are disappearing from the hospital… Film presented at e.g. Go Short IFF and Krakow Film Festival.


4AM, dir. Mehdi Fikri (France) 2021, 11’, 16+
France, November 2015. After the Paris terror attacks, the state of emergency is proclaimed to facilitate the work of police forces. 4 AM. A policewoman helps colleagues to conduct a search, but soon finds out that things aren’t going the way they’re supposed to. Film presented at e.g. Venice IFF. Polish premiere.


Nov 18 2022


21:10 - 22:15




Main Performance Room, Centre for Culture in Lublin
Peowiaków 12