28.08.2021 - 5.09.2021 Film

Brussels Short Film Festival।BSFF।24th edition

For its 24th edition, the Brussels Short Film Festival ।BSFF will be held from August 28 to September 5, 2021. Poland will be represented in the international competition with a total of five Polish works featured: Ballast by Daniel Howlid, Dalej jest Dzień by Damian Kocur, Jestem tutaj by Julia Orlik, Deszcz by Piotr Milczarek , Hi How Are You by Michał Chmilewski. Some directors will be present and will take part in discussions.



Ballast by Daniel Howlid

>> Wednesday 01.09  at 9.30pm @Cinéma Vendôme

Family reunion. Lack of adult attention, educational mistakes and disrupted bonds and relationships trigger destructive behaviour in a bored and lonely little boy from whom there is no turning back. (Fiction 2020 – 18′)



Dalej jest Dzień by Damian Kocur

>> Tuesday 31.08 at 9pm @Kinograph

Paweł is a lonely man who works on a small river ferry near his village. Most of Paweł’s time is spent transporting villagers across the river. Although Paweł is famous in the area, he spends every next day alone. One day he notices someone trying to swim across the river. This person is Mohammad, the illegal immigrant. Paweł decides to help and hides Mohammad. After all, there is someone to talk to. (Fiction 2020 – 25′)



Jestem tutaj by Julia Orlik 

>> Wednesday 01.09 at 7pm @Cinéma Vendôme

She is the centre of attention, but exhausted by life. An old woman in her final days, bedridden and too weak to speak to her husband and daughter. Her selfhood fades away while in the care of her relatives, who have problems of their own. (2020 – 15′)



Deszcz by Piotr Milczarek 

>>  Tuesday 31.08 at 9pm  @Studios Flagey

‘The Rain’ is a simple animated film on collective consciousness. It talks about how no accountability for our actions pushes us to thoughtlessly follow the crowd, which may lead to a tragedy. The film also depicts a struggle of an individual with collective hypnosis and its consequences for both the individual and the crowd. (2019 – 5′)



Hi How Are You by Michał Chmilewski

>> Thursday 02.09 @Cinéma Vendôme

>> Friday 03.09 at 4pm @Cinéma Vendôme

50-year-old Sławek quits his job. His day now consists of running errands for his wife or taking care of the house. Sometimes he wanders around the neighborhood looking for his missing cat. One day he meets Camilla, a rather peculiar girl who lives nearby. She promptly invites Sławek to stay in her garden. (Fiction 2019 – 23′)



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