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Attention: Devil

Animated Film
Poland
1959
10 minutes
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Studio Filmow Lalkowych Tuszyn
Zenon Wasilewski
Andras Visky
Leszek Nartowski
Zenon Wasilewski
Jan Radlicz
A devil is jinxed during a magic show but manages to escape and begins to play some vicious pranks.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

D.I.M.

Animated Film
Poland
1992
10 minutes
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
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.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

In Times of Krakus King

Animated Film
Poland
1939
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
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 annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Stairs

Animated Film
Poland
1968
8 minutes
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Studio Malych Form Filmowych Se-ma-for
Stefan Schabenbeck
Zofia Stanczewa
Henryk Ryszka
Stefan Schabenbeck
A simple black-and-white metaphor of human existence. A man wanders through an apparently endless convoluted labyrinth of stairs and climbs countless steps before he reaches his surprising goal.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

The Fantastic Flowershop

Animated Film
Poland
2001
15 minutes
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
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 annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

The Little Quartet

Animated Film
Poland
1965
7 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
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 annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

The Sack

Animated Film
Poland
1967
9 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
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.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.