During the festival’s second day we’ll see seven competition films at the ESC. We’ll start at 1.00 PM today, with a documentary essay “Dogs of Democracy”, after which we’ll have as teleconference with its author, Mary Zournazi. At 2.30 PM “The Shepherd” (dir. Joost van der Wiel) will be screened. It’s a story of a 92 year old family doctor.
Simultaneously, in the historic Sala BHP of the Gdańsk Shipyard at ul. Popiełuszki 6, at 2.00PM there will be In memoriam screenings of documentaries by an eminent Polish director, Irena Kamieńska. After presenting three of her documentaries, we’ll meet a film expert and historian, Professor Mirosław Przylipiak, to talk about her work.
At 3.00 PM, between the competition screenings, a review of short fiction films will be held in the ESC. We will watch two productions from the Gdynia Film School: “In the Corner” (dir. Maciej Kruk) and “Real Honey” (dir. Sławomir Witek) as well as the Dutch “Import” (dir. Ena Sendijarevic).
At 4.00 PM we’ll return to the main competition in the ESC. Anna Zamecka’s famous “Communion” will be presented. After the screening there will be a Q&A with the director. Next we’ll see a documentary “The Sound of Winter” (dir. Tizian Büchi) and right after it an Italian image, “2 Girls”. After the screening, there will be a video conference with the author, Marco Speroni. At 8.00 PM, do join us at the screening of “Kis” by Svetlana Bolycheva. We’ll end the second day of Gdańsk DocFilm Festival with the screening of “League of Exotique Dancers” documentary (dir. Rama Rau) about retired burlesque dancers.