Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Beyond is the Day

Dalej jest dzien

Poland
2020 — 25 min / Black and white

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Synopsis

Somewhere in Europe, somewhere in Poland lives Pawel - a simple man working on a small river ferry close to his village. He spends most of his day taking the villagers to the other side of the river. Every day looks the same, but one day he notices somebody traversing the river by swimming. This person is Mohammad, an immigrant from Palestine. There is finally somebody Pawel can talk to.

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Directors' Biography

Damian Kocur is studying cinematography at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia in Katowice. His movies were shown and prized at numerous festivals all over the World (AFI DOCS, Camerimage, Gdynia FF, Watersprite FF etc) He made documentaries and short fiction films.

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Director

Damian Kocur

Producer

Damian Kocur

Michal Sadowski

Cinematography

Damian Kocur

Editing

Damian Kocur

Pawel Laskowski

Sound

Jakub Jerszyński

Screenings & Awards

Krakow FF, Poland, 2020
Best Short Film National Competition

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2021
Best European Film Award. EFA Short Film Candidate

Trieste IFF, Italy, 2021
Short Film Grand Prix

MOMA NYC, New Film/New Directors, United States, 2021