Film Archive

Jahr

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D.I.M.

Animated Film
Poland
1992
10 minutes

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Studio Malych Form Filmowych Se-ma-for
Marek Skrobecki
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Michal Lorenc
Zbigniew Kotecki
Henryka Sitek
Maciej Beldycki, Marek Skrobecki
Miroslaw Dobek
Two lonely persons in a room who perk up when a bird they can feed comes flying to their window. But one day the bird fails to appear. Life-sized human puppets were constructed for this film.

In Times of Krakus King

Animated Film
Poland
1939
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Zenon Wasilewski
Stanislaw Wislocki
Eugeniusz Haneman
Zenon Wasilewski
Jozef Koprowicz
This film is considered to be the first Polish puppet animation after WWII. Production began in 1939 but because of the war could not be completed until 1947. It’s a fairytale from the court of King Krakus.

The Fantastic Flowershop

Animated Film
Poland
2001
15 minutes

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Studio Malych Form Filmowych Se-ma-for
Pawel Partyka
Wojciech Lemanski
Arkadiusz Skowron
Frances Østerfelt
Wieslaw Nowak
The story of a flowershop which magically comes alive when the owner has left. Spools of wire unroll and shape themselves into figures of men and women. The ladies dress up in colourful petals and the ball begins.

The Little Quartet

Animated Film
Poland
1965
7 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Studio Malych Form Filmowych Se-ma-for
Edward Sturlis
Jerzy Matuszkiewicz
Leszek Nartowski
Ryszard Brudzynski
Mieczyslaw Janik
When the piano lid is closed and the lights go out, the lampshades are convinced they can make the joint hop all by themselves. And they’re right! A harmonious composition of music and movement.

The Sack

Animated Film
Poland
1967
9 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Studio Malych Form Filmowych Se-ma-for
Tadeusz Wilkosz
Zbigniew Bujarski
Eugeniusz Ignaciuk
Tadeusz Wilkosz
Mieczyslaw Janik
A discarded sack in the attic reveals its evil side. All objects in the house are in great danger now. "The sack" is the first Polish film in the Czech tradition of object animation.