Organized within a frame of Polish Delegation, Polish Docs Pro showcase presents Polish creative documentary projects in progress.
It consists of the pitching of the projects and is followed by the individual meetings with the decision makers. These projects include:
Leon by Wojciech Gostomczyk—a performative artist Leon creating his dream project he finds himself in conflict with society and family, including his boyfriend, Manfred Thierry Mugler.
5 Pills Away by Karolina Domagalska—four women running a support group called Abortion Dream Team when Poland is about to introduce the strictest abortion ban in Europe.
Pianoforte by Jakub Piątek—an intimate coming-of-age portrait of young pianists taking part in the legendary International Chopin Piano Competition.
Base 13 by Paweł Hejbudzki—a documentary about ambition and dreams in the world of children’s kart racing.
More information on the projects can be found here.
Addressed to film professionals, Polish Docs PRO focuses primarily on the wide-ranging promotion of the Polish documentary film industry at international events. It supports filmmakers and producers in developing their projects by facilitating access to markets, pitching forums, and co‑production meetings. It’s organized by the Krakow Film Foundation.