COMMUNION / KOMUNIA

Director / Anna Zamecka
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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SANS BRUIT / NOISLESS, BACKGROUND OF THE DESERT

Director / Michał Mądracki, Maciej Mądracki, Gilles Lepore
Status / completed
Genre /
Runtime / 64
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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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 production
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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THE MUTE/ NIEMY

Director / Bartek Konopka
Status / in production
Genre / fiction
Runtime / 100'
Otter Films as / producer

Early Middle Ages - two men come to a pagan land: one to bring Christianity, the other to find his way of living. They choose two different ways of reaching the pagans. In the fight between dialogue and force, one of them will die.   The story shows an attempt of christanisation of a pagan community in an unspecified place and time in the past. Through a story of two missionary monks we want to tell about religiosity and spirituality, about modern civilisation and the consciousness that makes us able to put it aside. We move...

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6 DEGREES - International Premiere at Guanajuato Film Festival in Mexico

We are happy to announced that International Premiere of 6 DEGREES will be during Guanajuato Film Festival in Mexico 2014. 



After national premiere during last Krakow Film Festival and taking part in national competition, Guanajuato is next step on festival career of this documentary. Screening of 6 DEGREES will take place on 31 July and it’s one of the event connected with honor guest of festival which this year is Poland. In festival program will be special section only with Polish films. Bilateral Co-Production Forum Poland-Mexico as one of the festival’s film industry activities organize by The...

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Next award for Deep Love!

After success at Krakow Film Festival ‘Deep Love’ won next competition. It was at 36th International Film Festival in Moscow.



„Deep love” the newest film by Jan P. Matuszyński won “Silver George” for the best film of the documentary competition. Our film competed with seven other films qualified for the Documentary Competition. The films were evaluated by the jury consisting of Sean McAllister - the chairman (Great Britain), Amir Labaki (Brasil) and Alina Rudnitskaya (Russia).

“Deep Love” shows story of Janusz, a...

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SILVER HOBBY-HORSE and student's jury award for DEEP LOVE at Karkow Film Festival!

During 54th Krakow Film Festival the newest Jan P. Matuszyński Documentary won Silver Hobby-Horse in National Competition and The Student Jury for National Competition!



Jury National Competition consisting of: Jerzy Śladkowski – Chairman, Filip Dzierżawski, Piotr Lenar, Irena Strzałkowska, Zbigniew Żmudzki decided to award Silver Hobby-Hourse for Best Documentary Film – Jan P. Matuszyński, the director of DEEP LOVE. Golden Hobby-Horse went to Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski directors of DOMINO EFFECT, also produced by Otter Films.

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Tuesday
2013.10.29
 
DEEP LOVE - International Premiere at DOK Leipzig!

It's today! 29th of October - International Premiere of 'Deep love' during the DOK Leipzig in Young Cinema Competition. Keep your fingers crossed! Janusz, a self-confident 60-year old, an incredibly active person and an accomplished diver, suffers a stroke which leaves him paralysed. Rehabilitation and assistance of his partner Asia help him regain mobility and improve his functions. He is...

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Thursday
2013.07.18
 
'THE ART OF DISAPPEARING' STARTS FESTIVAL TOUR AND THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION IN POLAND!

The newest film from talented Polish filmmakers Bartek Konopka and Piotr...

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Wednesday
2013.05.22
 
Our project - THE MUTE - by B. Konopka and P. Nowakowski awarded in Cannes!

The script for THE MUTE - fiction written by Bartek Konopka and Przemysław...

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Sunday
2013.05.05
 
THE ART OF DISAPPEARING - NATIONAL PREMIERE - PLANETE+ DOC FILM FESTIVAL

Our newest film have polish premiere on 8th May 2013 during 10th Planete+ Doc Film festival! 'The Art of Disappearing" has been invited to be part of the Opening Gala of the 10th Planete+ Doc Film Festival (http://planetedocff.pl/). Festival will be held between May 10-19, 2012 in Warsaw and between May 12-19 in Wroclaw. In keeping with the tradition, during the second weekend of...

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