Lodz Great Directors
A selection of the best short documentaries and fiction from the Lodz Film School over the last 50 years. Two Men with a Wardrobe -two young men emerge from the sea carrying a wardrobe and walk with it across the city. Charcoal Burners -every summer, Marek and Janina work as charcoal burners in the Bieszczady Mountains. Far from civilization, they live according to the rhythm of nature. The documentary follows them from dawn till dusk, observing the passage of time. A visual anthem to the beauty of life. While you were sleeping - night life in a city; while some sleep, others work. A Man Thing - three days in the life of a 13 year old boy trying to keep secret that his father beats him.. Lonely and with no support from his mother, bullied by his sport teacher, the boy finds his only friend in an old stray dog. Day in Day Out - commuting to work in Warsaw in the late 50’s and the new railway Little Hamlet. - there is drama if somebody hesitates, and has his hands in politics, and when love disturbs him. A Working Day - a man works as a stoker, central heating keeper and a handy man. The Egg - two children left alone at home.
1hr 40mins long