Scene from the film Letter to Poland
Scene from the film Letter to Poland
Scene from the film Letter to Poland
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Letter to Poland

  • Austria
  • Belgium
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Having grown up first in Poland and then in Austria, Jola Wieczorek embarks on a search for the life she left behind in her old homeland. To accompany the poetic images she drafts a letter to her Polish alter ego, which remains a speculation, sometimes also a stereotype, away from the shared memories of early childhood. A dialogue with a faded mirror image.


  • Original title
    List do Polski
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jola Wieczorek
  • DOP
    Jola Wieczorek, Wiesława Wieczorek
  • Editing
    Jola Wieczorek
  • Sound
    Jola Wieczorek
  • Duration
    9 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Austria
    • Belgium
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Crossing Europe, Linz 2015 (AUSTRIA)
    • Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna 2015 (AUSTRIA)
    • Dokufest, 2015 (KOSOVO)
    • Doclisboa, Lisbon 2015 (PORTUGAL)
    • Balkan Beyond Borders, Thessaloniki 2015 (GREECE)
    • Fluchtfilmtage, Vienna 2015 (AUSTRIA)
    • Club der polnischen Versager, Berlin, 2015 (GERMANY)
    • Busan International Short Film Festival , 2016 (KOREA)
    • Febio Fest, Bratislava 2016 (SLOVAKIA)
    • dot dot dot short film festival, Vienna 2016 (AUSTRIA)
    • Liebes Wedding, Filmabend, Berlin 2016 (GERMANY)
  • Awards
    • BEST AUSTRIAN NEWCOMER AWARD at the Vienna Indpendent Shorts 2015 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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