COMMUNION / KOMUNIA

Director / Anna Zamęcka
Status / completed
Genre / documentary
Runtime / 72'
Otter Films as / producer

When adults are ineffectual, children have to grow up quickly. Ola is 14 and she takes care of her dysfunctional father, autistic brother and a mother who lives apart from them and is mainly heard the phone. Most of all she wants to reunite a family that simply doesn't work - like a defective TV set. She lives in the hope of bringing her mother back home. Her 13 year old brother Nikodem’s Holy Communion is a pretext for the family to meet up. Ola is entirely responsible for preparing the perfect family celebration....

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NOISLESSLY

Director / Michał Mądracki, Maciej Mądracki, Gilles Lepore
Status / in production
Genre /
Runtime / 75
Otter Films as / producer

Morrocco, dawn of the 20th century, somewhere between the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara. A column of the French colonial army reaches a lieu-dit called Ouarzazate, ‘without a noise’. Pacifying the country and exploring the indigenous, the vanguard accompanied by doctors, engineers and a new device called camera, discovers in this place an incarnation of its vision of the Orient. And from this day on the Western eye will never quit Ouarzazate, moving in for good with its dream factory, the cinema.

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FROM BED THOU AROSE

Director / Bartek Konopka
Status / completed
Genre / fiction
Runtime /
Otter Films as / producer

Rise up, rise up or 25 years in 10 beds. A story of a self-made man of Central European transition, a bit of a simpleton, who goes willy-nilly through a crash-course in capitalism. He gets on a high-speed train, taking up speed on every bend. As a conquence of transition driven changes our Hero loses his regular job and needs to take matters into his own hands. He becomes successful but it takes a toll on his personal life. To find peace of mind he eventually accepts his unusual fate. And so much happens along the way! Plagues descend on him like on...

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ZUD
ZUD

Director / Marta Minorowicz
Status / completed
Genre / fiction
Runtime / 85'
Otter Films as / producer

ZUD – when the unforgiving forces of nature take their toll on humans and animals. The unexpected return of snow devastates the nomad family’s livestock. 11-year old Sukbhat is forced to leave his childhood behind. Now the hopes of the family rely on the young boy who should tame and race the wild horse. An intense relation between father, son and their wild horse shows how nature overwhelms and influences human beings. Nobody remains unscathed after being confronted with the powers of the steppe.

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DEEP LOVE

Director / Jan P. Matuszyński
Status / completed
Genre / creative documentary
Runtime / 80'/56'
Otter Films as / co-producer

Joanna is the partner of Janusz - a diver paralysed after a stroke. Though deep down Joanna is against it, she helps Janusz achieve his only dream - going back under the water, to the depth attainable only to a few. join us on FB http://www.facebook.com/DeepLoveFilm 

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REPORTER

Director / Magdalena Szymków
Status / in developement
Genre / documentary
Runtime / 52'
Otter Films as / producer

This documentary embarks upon a fascinating journey in his footsteps. It uncovers the countries where he worked, places he explored, people he met. It is told through unpublished archival materials and voices of journalists, politics, writers and filmmakers (such as Lech Walesa, Salman Rushdie, Werner Herzog or Andrzej Wajda).

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AND THERE WAS LOVE IN GHETTO... / I BYŁA MIŁOŚĆ W GETCIE...

Director / Jolanta Dylewska, Andrzej Wajda
Status / in production
Genre / documentary essay
Runtime / 80'
Otter Films as / producer

  The film is kind of an answer for a call made by Marek Edelman, the former commander of the Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Uprising who witnessed the extermination in the Warsaw Ghetto throughout its existence. In 2009 he published a book based on his own experience 'And there was love in the ghetto...'

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DOMINO EFFECT/ EFEKT DOMINA

Director / Elwira Niewiera & Piotr Rosołowski
Status / completed
Genre / documentary
Runtime / 76'
Otter Films as / producer

In Abkhazia, a post-Soviet "frozen conflict" zone, patriotism runs deep. While Sports Minister Rafael is busy organizing an international domino event to put his motherland on the world's map, his beloved Russian wife is just an unwelcome foreigner. A Black Sea black comedy with socio-political commentary.

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6 DEGREES

Director / Bartosz Dombrowski
Status / completed
Genre / documentary
Runtime / 87'
Otter Films as / producer

  A Film inspired by the theory ‘Six degrees of separation’ by Stanley Milgram. The theory is based on an assumption that every single person in the world can be reached through a maximum of 6 personal connections. Six degrees is a road movie: a crew sets off on a journey to find the chain of connections between two people (chosen at random) who are complete strangers. Who will be the first and the last person on this chain? The crew travels around for around 3 months to examine how strong the relationships between human...

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THE ART OF DISAPPEARING / SZTUKA ZNIKANIA

Director / Bartek Konopka & Piotr Rosołowski
Status / completed
Genre / documentary
Runtime / 51'
Otter Films as / production

An unknown story of a Haitian vodou priest, Amon Fremon, who visited the People's Republic of Poland in 1980. During his stay, Amon contacts Polish spirits and conducts a vodou ceremony to free Poles from evil.A metaphisical view on time of socialism through the eyes of a stranger form a different culture.

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Tuesday
2016.08.16
 
COMMUNION is the winner of Semaine de la Critique at Locarno Film Festival!

The best news! COMMUNION wins in 27th Semaine de la critique - Locarno!! We are happy and proud of the whole wonderful crew. We can't wait for the first screenings in Poland that are coming soon. 

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Thursday
2016.04.28
 
POLISH PREMIERE OF ZUD AT 13th DOCS AGAINST GRAVITY FILM FESTIVAL

First official screening of Marta Minorowicz's film will take place on May 15. We are...

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Tuesday
2016.04.26
 
ZUD'S JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD

First viewers from Asia and South America saw Marta Minorowicz's debut. ZUD has...

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Sunday
2016.02.14
 
ZUD's WORLD PREMIERE ON BERLINALE!

Marta Minorowicz's feature debut had its world premiere during 66th BERLINALE. Our talented director, accompanied by the protagonists - Sukhbat Batsaikhan and Batsaikhan Budee, DoP Paweł Chorzępa, edtior Beata Walentowska and producers Anna Wydra and Ann Carolin Renninger presented her film in Generetion Kplus competition. We could not expect more attentive and curious audience as well as...

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