Marysia's World

Director and Screenwriter: Katarzyna Ewa Żak

Sound: Bartłomiej Szymborski, Bartosz Putkiewicz

Production Manager: Magda Stefaniak

Artistic supervisor: Paweł Chorzepa

Cast: Maria Żak, Marzena Żak, Alex Strzeszewski, Natalia Dąbkowska, Piotr Narewski, Zoja

Year od production: 2017

Running time: 20'

"Marysia's World" is an intimate documentary about the hardships of coming into adulthood which is told from the older sister's perspective. Marysia is 20 years old and she doesn't clearly know what to do with her life - she is standing at the door of the adulthood while still being a child. She does not leave anywhere without her smartphone and her relationship with mother is quite strained. Emotions are buzzing and their life is made of constant battles.

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Polish Shorts

Festival screenings of the film:

FILMOFFO, Opole Lubelskie, Poland, 2018 – in competition

64. OKFA, Konin, Poland, 2018 - in competition

37. Debuts Film Festival MŁODZI I FILM, Koszalin, Poland, 2018 – Special Mention for documentary short film

Short Waves Festival, Poznań, Poland, 2018 - in national competition

New Horizons International Film Festival, Wrocław, Poland, 2018 – screening

10. Solanin Film Festival, Nowa Sól, Poland, 2018 - in competition

Okiem Młodych International Documentary Film Festival, Świdnica, Poland, 2018 - Second Award in the "Kinematografek" category

27. dokumentART- European Film Festival for Documentaries, Neubrandenburg, Germany, 2018 - screening

Festival International du Documentaire Emergent FIDE, Paris, France, 2018 - in competition

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Greece, 2018 - in competition

Cinemaiubit International Student Film Festival, Romania, 2018 - in competition

MovieZone Short Film Festival, China, 2021 - screening in “Student Perspectives” section