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Bartosz Konopka

Bartosz Konopka

Poland

Biography

Bartosz Konopka was born in 1972 in Myślenice, Poland. He obtained degrees in Film Studies from the Jagiellonian University, Journalism from Warsaw University and Film Directing from the Radio and Television Department of the Silesia University in Katowice. He has made the following documentaries Niebo nad Europą (2003), Goat Walker (2004) and a fiction film entitled Three for the Taking (2006). His films have won awards at festivals in New York, Seattle, Brest, Wrocław and many others. He has received a nomination to Polityka’s Passport, an award of ‘Polityka’ weekly, and a scholarship of the Culture Minister for his artistic achievements as well as the Nipkow Scholarship in Berlin. His most recent movie is an award-winning Rabbit à la Berlin.


Filmography:

Znajomi z widzenia (Poland, 2001)
Czubek (Poland, 2001)
Niebo nad Europą (Poland, 2003)
Cizse 1/ Silence 1 (19´, Poland, 2003) - segment director
Ballada o kozie/ The Goat Walker (50´, Poland, 2004)
Trójka do wziecia/ Three for the Taking (37´, Poland, 2006)
Nie wracaj po mnie (Poland, 2006)
Królik po berlinsku/ Rabbit à la Berlin (51´, Poland, 2009)
Fear of Falling (87', Poland, 2011)
The Art of Disappearing (51', Poland, 2013)

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Silence I

Cisza 1 (Orig.) / 2003 / Poland / 19 min

What does "Silence" mean to documentary students? Six short films touching much profound matter than the original aim of a student’s task.

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Trace of the future according to Bartek Konopka

Une trace du futur selon Bartek Konopka (Orig.) / 2014 / Poland / 1 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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