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Karolina Bielawska

Poland

Biography

A graduate of the Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Film Department of Silesian University in Poland and from the Development Lab Feature Programme at the Wajda School in Warsaw. Studied under the supervision of renowned Polish filmmakers as Andrzej Wajda and Wojciech Marczewski.

Her short films and documentaries have been shown and awarded at Krakow Film Festival, International Film Festival “Message to Man” in St. Petersburg, Locarno Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival, Queer Lisboa Film Festival and many other film festivals all over the world. Nominated for Polityka magazine’s Passport Awards 2015.


Filmography:
Documentaries:
- CALL ME MARIANNA (Mów mi Marianna) – director and scriptwriter, TVP, Kalejdoskop 2015, 74 min
- WARSAW AVAILABLE (Warszawa do wzięcia) – co-directed with Julia Ruszkiewicz, TVP, Eureka-Media 2009, 52 min
- BIELINSKIEGO 6 - director and scriptwriter, film made in the project „Russia–Poland. New Gaze ” TVP, Eureka-Media 2005, 26 min

Short films:
- THE END OF SUMMER (Koniec lata) - director and scriptwriter, short feature, Radio and Television Department of The University of Silesia in Katowice 2007, 20 min
- HOTEL - director and scriptwriter, short feature, Radio and Television Department of The University of Silesia in Katowice 2005, 12 min
- JUST MARRIED (Młoda Para) - director and scriptwriter, short feature, Radio and Television Department of The University of Silesia in Katowice 2005, 10 min
- RICARDO WADOWSKI - director and scriptwriter, documentary, Radio and Television Department of The University of Silesia in Katowice 2004, 16 min

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Call me Marianna

Mów mi Marianna (Orig.) / 2015 / Poland / 73 min

Marianna is an attractive 40-year-old woman who has just sued her parents in order to obtain a sex change. Confronted with the idea of losing what she holds dearest to her - her family - she must face the chilling reminder of the sacrifices one takes to be themselves...

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