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Seal Story

Seal Story

Director: Bartłomiej Błaszczyński

Screenwriter: Bartłomiej Błaszczyński

Director of photography: Jakub Adamiak

Editor: Bartłomiej Błaszczyński, Mateusz Znaniecki

Production manager: Filip Kantor, Alicja Osiej

Artistic supervisor: Andrzej Fidyk

Year of production: 2020

Running time: 16'

It's a documentary short about a Jakub - polish musician who has been working in a hotel and museum in Iceland. When COVID-19 pandemic began, Jakub lost his job and missed the last plane to Poland. He was completely alone in the hotel for a few months, with no friends or family. Because of several flights cancellations he still can't go back to Poland, and just waits.

Film Polski Internet Database

Polish Shorts

Festival screenings of the film:

Prix Europa, Potsdam, Germany, 2020 – in competition

18. Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival, Poland, 2021 – in national competition

CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, Miskolc, Hungary, 2021 - screening

24. International Film Festival Zoom – Zblizenia, Jelenia Góra, Poland, 2021 – in competition

Monstrale International Short Film Festival, Halle (Saale), Germany, 2021 - in competition

Play Poland Film Festival, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2021 - screening

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo, Japan, 2022 - in competition