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Imprisoned

Imprisoned

Director: Piotr Bieliński

Screenwriter: Piotr Bieliński

Director of photography: Marek Kita, Jan Barszczewski

Editor: Olga Bejm, Jan Briks

Sound: Marlena Korman, Krzysztof Ptak, Stanisław Najmiec

Production manager: Maja Krężel

Artistic supervisor: Andrzej Fidyk, Beata Dzianowicz, Bartosz Konopka

Year of production: 2021

Running time: 20'

Batory is a boy in a girl's body. We meet him when he is serving a prison sentence in the Warszawa-Grochów Detention Center for frequent travel by city train without a valid ticket and beating his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend. Batory shows us around the world - a world made up of bars and closed rooms.

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Polish Shorts

Festival screenings of the film:

40. Koszalin Festival of Film Debuts Młodzi i Film, Koszalin, Poland 2021 – in competition

19. Tirana International Film Festival, Tirana, Albania, 2021 – screening

68. OKFA, Konin, Poland, 2022 - Grand Prix in the student film category

51. Lubuskie Film Summer, Łagów, Poland, 2022 – screening

36. Pärnu Film Festival, Pärnu, Estonia, 2022 - in competition

12. Prairie Pride Film Festival, Nebraska, United States, 2022 - in competition

8. Przeźrocza Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, 2022 - Audience Award

2. Malhaar Global Virtual Film Festival, India, 2022 - in competition

3. ART200 International Queer Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, 2022 – in competition

20. Opolskie Lamy Film Festival, Opole, Poland, 2022 – Special Mention in the Short Documentary Category

10. International Film Festival in Olsztyn “Prison Movie”, Olsztyn, Poland, 2022 - "Dobry Łotr" Award for an alternative view

21. International Short Film Festival CINEMAFORUM, Warsaw, Poland, 2022 – Jan Machulski Awards screenings

15. Offeliada, Gniezno, Poland, 2022 – Mention of the Main Jury, Political Criticism Club Award

16. Lublin Film Festival, Lublin, Poland, 2022 - in competition

28. Festival of Documentary Forms NURT, Kielce, Poland, 2022 - in competition

Macau International Short Film Festival, Macau, China, 2022 – in competition