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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Room

Ciemnego pokoju nie trzeba się bać · dir. Kuba Czekaj
Poland 2009, 34’

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Room is a story of an eleven-year-old girl’s overwhelming love for her father. The girl, Łata, prepares a song for the school celebration organized in honour of the upcoming Father’s Day. This makes Łata watch her father much more closely than usual. Eager to describe her feelings in the best possible way she slowly begins to uncover the secrets he is hiding…

Director:Kuba Czekaj
Screenplay:Kuba Czekaj
Music:Zygmunt Konieczny
Cinematography:Adam Palenta
Editing:Daniel Gąsiorowski
Cast:Emilia Stachurska, Przemysław Bluszcz, Jowita Budnik, Anna Ilczuk
Awards:Konkurs Młodego Kina – Grand Prix (FPFF w Gdyni 2009); Srebrny Lajkonik dla najlepszego krótkometrażowego filmu fabularnego / Best Short Feature Film (Krakowski Festiwal Filmowy / Film Festival Cracov 2010)

Kuba Czekaj — the fifth year student of direction at Krzysztof Kieślowski Radio and Television Faculty at the University of Silesia in Katowice. A holder of scholarships of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and of the National Centre for Culture. The author of several short films awarded at film festivals in Poland and abroad.