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Marcin Krupa, Mayor of Katowice, invites to the festival

Marcin Krupa, Mayor of Katowice, invites to the festival

Dear All, Here comes yet another edition of the Interpretations Festival of the Art of Directing, an event that I have greatly looked forward to. This year’s edition of the festival will explore the broad concept of ‘directing’, likely dear to everyone since each of us wants to be the director of their own life, […]

The map of festival objects

The map of festival objects

Below is a map of festival facilities, in which presentations of radio plays, television performances, films, main program performances, meetings and other accompanying events will take place. Map of Katowice

Competition performance: “Zakonnice odchodzą po cichu” (“Nuns Leave in Silence”), dir. Daria Kopiec

Competition performance: “Zakonnice odchodzą po cichu” (“Nuns Leave in Silence”), dir. Daria Kopiec

he stories of the heroines of Marta Abramowicz’s reportage “Zakonnice odchodzą po cichu” are the starting point of the performance. They bridge the gap between observing actresses’ performance and their personal attitudes to the characters they interpret. ‘The central theme of the play is the sense of call, conceived both in the context of the […]

Competition performance: “Reykjavík ’74”, dir. Katarzyna Kalwat

Competition performance: “Reykjavík ’74”, dir. Katarzyna Kalwat

Year 1974. In Iceland, two men mysteriously go missing. Their bodies have never been discovered. During a highly controversial, circumstantial investigation, six young individuals pleaded guilty of the murders and then repeatedly withdraw their statements. Following a sensational trial, the court passes severe sentences, including the first sentence of life imprisonment ever imposed in Iceland. […]

Competition performance: “Chłopi”, dir. Krzysztof Garbaczewski

Competition performance: “Chłopi”, dir. Krzysztof Garbaczewski

From the monumental novel by Władysław Reymont, Krzysztof Garbaczewski picks out ecological and emancipatory themes; he tracks human links with the natural world and defines the need to work and the sense of work in his own way. Within the multi-layered drama, he juxtaposes the writer’s and modern ideas and creates the world of creatures […]

Competition performance: „Puppenhaus. Treatment”, dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski

Competition performance: „Puppenhaus. Treatment”, dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski

They would be referred to as “traitors to the country”, “collaborators”, and “renegades.” They had intimate relationships with German soldiers during the occupation. Actors, singers and the stars of cinema and cabaret. Did they really deserve the infamy and punishment inflicted on them by the underground? What were their motivations? Do we have the moral […]