Cinema Under the Stars
As the historic urban space of Toruń constitutes an unforgettable experience in itself, weshall let you have a taste of it during this year’s edition of the festival. Once again, we aregoing to meet in the yard of the Old Town City Hall in Toruń where you will have a chance to watch five films we have selected for that particular scenery: More »

Castle Cinema
Let us take you back to the 1980s, amidst the unique scenery of the ruins of the Teutonic Castle, when some of the legendary horror films, now considered ‘cult classics’ were made. Although many of them were remade – some even saw many sequels made to continue the original idea – our intention is to show you the archetypes of the characters that have forever gone down in the history of this particular genre. The genre that is adored by so many devoted cinema goers. More »

Must See Must Be
The section Must See Must Bee is a summary of the films screened during the most important film festivals around the world which even the most knowledgeable film enthusiasts might have missed, when making an effort to digest the plethora of new film productions. More »

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Der Ampelman · dir. Giulio Ricciarelli
Germany 2009, 14’

It’s a comedy. The story of a small-town police officer, who dreams of being a hero. As his peaceful village offers no opportunity for heroism, he decides to take matters in his own hands. He sets up a traffic light on a rarely used bridge in the middle of nowhere — and the fight begins...

Director:Giulio Ricciarelli
Screenplay:Soern Menning
Cinematography:Max Penzel
Editing:Wolfgang Weigel
Cast:Lisa Martinek, Sven Walser, Beat Marti, Johann von Bülow
Awards:Główna Nagroda / Main Prize – Golden Spike Award, Najlepszy Europejski Film Krótkometrażowy / Best European Short Film Prize (54. IFF Valladolid)

Giulio Ricciarelli (born in 1965) is a actor, writer/director based in Germany. His credits include Lights, Love it Like it Is, and Vincent, all of which have been screened at several international film festivals.