Grandma Has Gone

Director and screenwriter: Tomasz Jurkiewicz

Director of photography: Kacper Fertacz

Editor: Zbigniew Niciński

Music: Sebastian Steć

Production managers: Marta Pielasz, Piotr Chodura, Renata Borodyn

Artistic supervisors: Jerzy Stuhr, Filip Bajon, Andrzej Kowalczyk, Joanna Krauze, Maciej Pieprzyca, Michał Rosa

Cast: Łukasz Czeladzki, Julian Krzysztof Warunek, Stanisława Łopuszańska, Piotr Różański, Ewa Worytkiewicz

Year of production: 2009

Running time: 18'

Jurek, a sixteen year old cottage boy, has problems at vocational school – he is a permanent liar. Soon his ability to make things up will be very useful to him. After his granny, who is very close to him, is taken to hospital, Jurek has to deal with his father, who is an alcoholic. A moving story about dreams and coming to terms with lot.

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Festival screenings of the film:

6th International Student Film Festival Fresh Film Fest, Czech Republic (2009) - Best Film Centropa

33th Open Air FilmFest, Germany (2009) - in competition

7th Asiana International Short Film Festival, South Korea (2009) - Grand Prize

10th Up and Coming International Film Festival, Germany (2009) - in competition

11th International Short & Independent Film Festival, Bangladesh (2010) - in competition

8th Wood Green International Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (2010) - in competition

5th Funchal International Film Festival, Portugal (2010) - in competition

No Limits Film Festival, United Kingdom (2010) - in competition

23rd Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore (2010) - in competition

3rd Wiz-Art Lviv International Festival of Films and Visual Arts, Ukraine (2010) - in competition

5th International Festival of Student Short Films CrashFest, Greece (2010) - in competition

Speak Up! International Student Film Festival, Canada (2010) - in competition

Fest International Film Festival, Portugal (2010) - Best School Project

8th Ischia Film Festival, Italy (2010) - in competition

5th Lola Kenya Screen Film Festival, Kenya (2010) - in competition

21st Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil (2010) - in competition

7th Naoussa International Film Festival, Greece (2010) - 2nd Best Short Film

9th Open St. Petersburg Student Film Festival Beginning, Russia (2010) - Best Fiction Film

First Step Film Fest, Albania (2010) - in competition

Alter-Native 18th International Short Film Festival, Romania (2010) - in competition

International Student Film Festival Ostrava Picture, Czech Republic (2010) - Best Cinema Stylo

8th World Film Festival of Bangkok, Thailand (2010) - in competition

Bang! Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (2010) - in competition

8th International Film and Student Film and Theatre Festival Skena Up, Kosovo (2010) - in competition

Film Front, Serbia (2010) - Special Jury Award

7th Pontino Short Film Festival, Italy (2010) - in competition

Ecran Mobile Geneva International Short Film Festival, Switzerland (2010) - in competition

Up to 10.000 Bucks Cinema City Festival, Serbia (2010) - in competition

24th Castellinaria Festival Internazionale del Cinema Giovane Bellinzona, Italy (2010) - in competition

Visegrad Shorts on Tour, travelling (2012) - Audience Award

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, Ireland (2013) - screening

9th New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

16th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, Poland (2009) - Audience Award

28th The Youth and Film - The Festival of Film Debuts in Koszalin, Poland (2009) - Special Mention

6th Węgiel International Student Film Festival, Poland (2009) - Grand Prix and Best Cinematography

5th Quest Europe International Film Festival, Poland (2009) - Special Prize for Łukasz Czeladzki and Honorary Mention

International Film Festival POL-8, Poland (2009) - First Prize in the Student Film category

3rd "Nakręceni" Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

7th Multimedia Happy End Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

4th Independent Film Festival "OFF jak gorąco", Poland (2009) - in competition

4th International Short Film Festival Żubroffka, Poland (2009) - First Prize in the Student Film competition

6th GOFFR Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

"Filmowa Góra" Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

15th Summer of Films, Poland (2009) - in competition

9th "Wydmy" Independent Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

4th RzeszOFF Art Festiwal, Poland (2009) - in competition

Filmvisage Film Festival, Poland (2009) - in competition

17th Nationwide Film Festival Prowincjonalia, Poland (2010) - in competition

4th Golden Anteaters Film Festival, Poland (2010) - Grand Prix

13th International Film Festival Zoom-zbliżenia, Poland (2010) - in competition

8th "Opolskie Lamy" Film Festival, Poland (2010) - in competition

4th CK OFF Film Festival, Poland (2010) - Special Mention

5th Filmoffo Film Festival, Poland (2010) - in competition

3rd Polish Film Meetings "Kameralne Lato", Poland (2010) - in competition

9th RePeFeNe Independent Film Festival, Poland (2010) - in competition

3rd International Film Festival The Doors, Poland (2010) - Third Prize in the Student Film competition

3rd TARNOwidz Film Festival, Poland (2010) - in competition

7th Orange Factor Film Festival, Poland (2010) - in competition

9th International Independent Film Forum, Poland (2010) - Jan Machulski Polish Independent Cinema Award for Best Editing for Zbigniew Nicińśki

4th Festival of Polish Independent Film Offeliada, Poland (2010) - Best Student Film and Special Mention of the Student Jury

5th World Student Film Festival Young Cinema Art, Poland (2010) - Grand Prix and Special Mention of the Student Jury

6th TV OFF Festival "Kręci się", Poland (2010) - in competition

Kult Off Kino Independent Film Festival, Poland (2011) - in competition

57th Nationwide Independent Film Competition OKFA, Poland (2011) - Best Short Film of the Young Jury

2nd Muvish.Com Fest, Poland (2011) - in competition

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