My father Lazaro

documentary film

Synopsis

Żaklina, 23 years old, leaves for Cuba to find her father. She knows him only from several photos and her mother’s memories. Now it is a time to confront her imagination with reality. As the meeting is nearer, her emotions become more intense. Finally, they must explode, leaving only the void behind.The documenatary shows how people, who are seemingly close, cannot communicate with each other. Due to their long seperation, they delayed meeting between the father and the daugher is very difficult experience.

Director: MARCIN FILIPOWICZ
Cinematographer: WERONIKA BILSKA
Editing: MARCIN FILIPOWICZ, WERONIKA BILSKA
Producer: Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich – Studio Munka
Documentary / 29′ / Cuba, Poland 2011

Festivals

* 51 Cracow Film Festival, 2011
* Warsaw Film Festival, 2011
* 59th Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Serbia
* Era New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland, 2011
* 42nd Alcine, Spain
* Tabor Film Festival, Croatia, 2012
* The New Generation of Polish Filmmakers, USA, 2012
* 7th Miradasdoc Festival, Spain
* GZDOC 2012, China
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