THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK

POLISH TITLE: KSIĄŻĘ I DYBUK

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A cinematic journey on the trail of Michał Waszyński, filmmaker and human chameleon, who in flight from the spirit of intolerance continually changed his identity, rejecting his Jewish origins and hiding homosexuality. 
 

GENRE:
documentary
COUNTRY:
Poland, Germany
RUNNING TIME:
79'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Piotr Rosołowski, Elwira Niewiera
SCRIPT:
Piotr Rosołowski, Elwira Niewiera
DOP:
Piotr Rosołowski
EDITOR:
Andrzej Dąbrowski
PRODUCTION:
Film Art Production, Kundschafter Filmproduktion GmbH Berlin

Piotr Rosołowski »

Graduated as a cinematographer from the Katowice Film School. Awarded with a scholarship of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Co-director of the documentary The Art of Disappearing (premiere at Visions du Réel 2013), co-author of Rabbit à la Berlin – Academy Award nominated short documentary film. Director of Photography of many awarded feature and short films, among them: On the line dir. Reto Caffi – Academy Award nominated short fiction and “Nowhere in Europe“ dir. Kerstin Nickig – main prize at the Sarajevo Human Rights Film Festival. He was a participant of European Film Academy Master Class 2006, Ex Oriente Film 2005 and Documentary Campus 2007. 

Elwira Niewiera »

Director and researcher. Her feature documentary debut, Bulgarian Stories was presented at a number of international film festivals and had art-house cinema distribution in Germany. Elwira worked also as first assistant director and researcher on the Academy Award nominated documentary Rabbit à la Berlin. Since 2008 she is Executive Director of the Polish-German cultural foundation Nowa Ameryka.
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