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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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News

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015: Nominees of the 8th Edition

Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015: Nominees of the 8th Edition

Discovering new film talents has become an inherent part of the brand of the European Doc Alliance Selection Award awarded by the independent Doc Alliance platform uniting seven key European documentary festivals since 2008. The list of nominees, names of the members of the jury as well as the new location of the award ceremony – Locarno IFF – were revealed in the last week of April.

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DAS Award 2015 Nominee: Liwaa Yazji

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