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The section FORUM is dedicated to films that have already received accolade from both Polish and international audiences and film critics, and sparked lots of discussions among critics and fans. More »

The Romantic and Vampiric Five
This year, we have created a very special film section for our audience, which corresponds to the main theme of the festival. THE ROMANTIC AND VAMPIRIC FIVE contains films about vampires, in which these creatures are shown from many interesting perspectives. More »

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The section MUST SEE MUST BE contains films we have carefully selected for you, some of which even the most knowledgeable cinema enthusiasts might have missed among the plethora of films that are made every single year. More »

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Descent, The

Hayerida · dir. Shai Miedzinski
Israel 2010, 20’
Polish premiere

A family who lost its son goes to find a stone that will be a tombstone on his grave. The journey takes place in desert scenes of the craters region of the Negev, places that the son loved and used to visit, and awakens repressed feelings in the family.

Director:Shai Miedzinski
Screenplay:Shai Miedzinski
Cinematography:Itai Maron
Editing:Anat Maltz
Cast:Gabi Golan, Keren Miedzinski, Shosh Miedzinski
Awards:Srebrny Niedźwiedź / Silver Bear (Berlinale Shorts 2010)

Shai Miedzinski — born in Be’er Sheva in Israel on 1979. He attended a boarding school specializing in environmental studies in Sde Boker and then studied at the Sam Spiegel School for Cinema and Television in Jerusalem. He lives in Tel-Aviv.